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Twitter Locks Talib Kweli’s Account After Exposing White Supremacist Lawyer

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Two days ago (Nov. 8th), Twitter made the decision to lock the account of emcee extraordinaire Talib Kweli after he exposed the violent threats and racist remarks made by a white supremacist lawyer from Texas, Jason L Van Dyke. Van Dyke, whose Twitter account is now suspended, went under the handles @MeanTXLawyer and @RealJLVD. A tweet […]

Talib Kweli and Styles P Team Up For New Track “Lost Ones” [Listen]

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In 2016, Talib Kweli prepped Hip-Hop fans for the upcoming joint project he had on the horizon with Styles P and now it’s finally come to fruition. Under the moniker, “The Seven“, the lyrical duo have dropped the insanely bar heavy track, “Lost Ones”, which features the two being transparent about their peers in the game […]

[Listen] Rapsody Drops ‘Crown’ Mixtape and Visual


Since signing to Roc Nation in July, Jamla artist Rapsody has continued to make a case as one of rap’s strongest lyricists out. Holding her own with the likes of Talib Kweli and Kendrick Lamar, Rapsody has shown that she is definitely one of the strongest lyricists out today. After hitting us with “Fire” last week and “Mad” […]

Talib Kweli Joins Free Tour Protesting Trans-Pacific Partnership

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Brooklyn bred emcee/activist Talib Kweli is set to perform at an upcoming protest tour to halt the Trans-Pacific Partnership, which allegedly poses threats to the environment, good-paying jobs, internet freedom and general freedom of expression. Rock Against The TPP is a partnership between internet freedom, non profit organization Fight For The Future and Firebrand Records, a label founded […]

Event Recap: HOT 97’s Best of Brooklyn Party Jack Daniel’s Honey

(Photo Cred: Yasmin Quiles) Brooklyn Hip Hop is still alive and well. Last night Hot 97 hosted the Neighborhood Flavor Best of Brooklyn part, sponsored by Jack Daniel’s Honey at The Villain in Williamsburg. The two floor venue facilitated a packed crowd of party goers and music enthusiasts alike who shared a love for food, Hip Hop and […]

9th Wonder, Talib Kweli & Rapsody Collab on “Life Ahead Of Me”


The 9th Wonder, Talib Kweli and Rapsody collaboration proved to be the dream team with the 2015 hit, “Every Ghetto.” Now they’re back at it again. Yesterday [June 13] 9th took to his Instagram to announce the release of his latest joint with Kweli, “Life Ahead of Me” featuring Rapsody. Accompanied by a graphic driven […]

10 Of Jay-Z’s Best Remix Verses

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Jay Z has this habit of taking over a song that he is tapped to contribute a featuring verse on. In pure New York City fashion, Hov jumped on the official ‘All The Way Up’ remix alongside Fat Joe & Remy Ma and had streets, tweets, and everything in between buzzing. With Funk Flex starting […]

Common and Talib Kweli Set To Tour Australia This Week

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Common and Talib Kweli arrive in Australia this week ahead of their four-city Australian tour (Melbourne, Perth, Adelaide and Sydney) and subsequent special one-off show in neighboring Auckland, New Zealand. Supported throughout Australia by a variety of talented locals including NFA of 1200 Techniques, Soul Elixr, Sarah Connor and more, the tour is shaping up […]

Talib Kweli Goes Off on Iggy Azalea Over Her Response to Macklemore’s “White Privilege”

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Talib Kweli often speaks on things he sees happening in Hip Hop that don’t properly represent the culture, and today Iggy Azalea has found herself in his crosshairs. Earlier this morning Macklemore & Ryan Lewis released their new single, “White Privilege II,” where Macklemore openly discussed white people stealing black culture, #BlackLivesMatters and police brutality towards black […]

Talib Kweli and 9th Wonder Drop “These Waters” to Kick Off 2016


Talib Kweli and 9th Wonder have released their latest single from their highly anticipated LP Indie 500 with their 2016 single “These Waters” featuring K’Valentine, Chris Rob, NIKO IS & Jessica Care Moore accompanied with a powerful video delivering an even more poignant message. The Indie 500 project, a movement started by Talib Kweli, 9th Wonder and […]