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“Whatever You Need to Do”: Talib Kweli Defends Drake, Ghostwriting in Rap

By DJ Z | Posted August 14, 2017
"When I heard about the [Drake] ghostwriting stuff, I'm like, 'Ohhhh, ohhhhh.' It made me want to get some damn ghostwriters."

Don’t Sleep on Talib Kweli & Styles P’s ‘The Seven’ EP

By Andy James | Posted April 14, 2017
'The Seven' EP is a quickstrike assault from two of the game’s most seasoned emcees.

Talib Kweli Puts Being an Independent Artist in 2017 in Perspective

By Brent Bradley | Posted March 30, 2017
Talib’s been in the game for a long time, and he knows what he’s talking about.

5 Worthy Candidates for Hip-Hop Attorney General

By Brent Bradley | Posted March 2, 2017
Jeff Sessions' continued slippage has us looking to hip-hop for a more suitable A.G.
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Premiere: Talib Kweli & Styles P Are The “Last Ones” Left of a Dying Breed

By DJ Z | Posted February 1, 2017
The two outspoken veterans share the first taste of their upcoming collaborative album.

Talib Kweli & The Beautiful Struggle to Constantly Call Bullshit

By Matteo Urella | Posted August 29, 2016
Kweli is a master emcee and perhaps an even-better educator.

Talib Kweli Releases Surprise B-Sides Album ft. Kanye, Common & More

By Brendan V | Posted July 8, 2015
Veteran emcee Talib Kweli releases a surprise LP with guest spots from Kanye, Common and more.

Run That Back: J. Rawls on Black Star & the Creation of “Brown Skin Lady”

By Keenan "DJ KO" Ornsby | Posted September 10, 2014
With the rapid growth of streaming services, more and more labels are making their entire catalogs available to the market. Rare records you once had...

Kweli, Mobb Deep, Murs & More to Rock Duck Down SXSW Showcase

By Nathan S. | Posted March 12, 2014
Duck Down brings its unique brand of hip-hop to one of SXSW's best showcases.