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Get To Know NIKO IS – Talib Kweli’s Newest Signee To Javotti Media

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Four Baskets of Truth This guy! You know there are some people we have the pleasure of meeting in our lifetime that seem like they are full of knowledge and priceless wisdom, with stories that come from magical moments? Well, NIKO IS has that aura about him. His presence is as big as his hair […]

Talib Kweli and Dom Lemon Argue Live on CNN

Talib Kweli had some issues with Dom Lemon regarding CNN’s coverage on whats been going on in Ferguson, MO. Everyone knows how strong of a voice Talib Kweli is within hip hop. He, like a few other rappers isn’t afraid to let you know what’s on his mind and tell you exactly how he feels. […]

J.Cole Visits Ferguson, Talib Kweli Gives 10 Reasons He Is Headed There

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Actions speak louder With any national tragedy, or really any big event, there comes lots of opinions, comments, and voices from those associated and in many cases those having nothing to do with the issue at hand.  The recent killing of unarmed teenager Michael Brown, at the hands of Ferguson, MO police officer Darren Wilson […]

The Power Behind Music

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Why is music important?   ‘‘If I were not a physicist, I would probably be a musician. I often think in music. I live my daydreams in music. I see my life in terms of music’’ ― Albert Einstein Advertisement I was once asked, ‘‘why is music important?’’ It was, and still is, easily one […]

Talib Kewli Responds To Mos Def Being Banned from the U.S.

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Yasiin Bey, banned or nah?  Talib Kewli is pretty upset that people listen to blogs so much.  You really can’t believe everything you read or hear, “people lie every B.” While Talib hasn’t spoken to his former rap partner Yasiin Bey, better known as Mos Def, he isn’t falling for the shenanigans and is pretty […]

Source Exclusive: Talib Kweli Speaks on ‘Gravitas,’ Conscious Rap & More

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Talib means ‘seeker’ or ‘student,’ and Kweli means ‘true.’ Talib Kweli, the name given to him long before he became a rapper, matches his persona perfectly. Often viewed as the ‘Rapper of Conscious Rap,’ Talib has provided listeners with music like no other. An inspiration to his fans, plenty of other artists and the overall […]

Talib Kweli Shares His Response To Lord Jamar

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Lord Jamar’s words to Vladtv have caused a number of controversy, especially his comment that “white people are guests in the house of hip hop”. While other artists have taken the time out to share their opinion and even Lord Jamar responded to some of his critics in another video, the emotion surrounding this belief have […]

Talib Kweli Says Conscious Rappers Have Longer Careers

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During an interview with Vlad TV, Brooklyn rapper, Talib Kweli said that conscious rappers have longevity in the rap game, but it’s harder for them to get a record deal. “I think it’s real easy to get caught up in generalizing Hip Hop,” Talib said. “You know, when you say ‘rappers are.’ Most of the […]

Talib Kweli to Headline the Trinity’s 9th International Hip Hop Festival

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The Trinity’s 9th International Hip-Hop Festival will be taking place on April 3rd- 5th in Hartford, CT and Talib Kweli will be headlining the festival! Along with performances the festival will include classes, panels, art exhibitions, film screenings and much more! Talib Kweli will be headlining but there will be some other awesome performers on […]

‘Rare Portraits’ of Talib Kweli

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Emcee drops visual for Gravitas single Do you all know how long Kweli has been rocking the mic? Maybe he can you understand his lengthy career in the game. Talib Kweli dropped the visual for his joint “Rare Portraits” today. The song itself is off of Kweli’s newest album Gravitas which dropped this past December. If you […]