Talib Kweli links up with Brazillian artist, Seu Jorge, for the smooth and infectious track “Favela Love.” Kweli hooks fans up with the official visual shot on location in Rio De Janeiro and approaches the visual with a cinematic approach. Check out the rapper as he pursues his love interest and runs into some drama along the way.
Talib Kweli releases a dope live performance music video for “Palookas” featuring rapper Sean Price. The track is featured on Kweli’s, Prisoner Of Conscious, LP which available for purchase. Talib took the stage at the Music Hall of Williamsburg for the collaborative CMJ showcase which was put together by Duck Down and Javotti Media. Backed by a live band, check out Talib rock with the crowd and surprise fans by bringing out Sean Price.
Here’s a new music video from Talib Kweli for “Hamster Wheel” which is featured on the rapper’s latest album Prisoner of Conscious. The Slick & Sam directed visual finds the rapper out on the block in Brooklyn as he kicks rhymes about one woman’s struggle to make ends meet. Watch as things play out in front of Kweli’s eyes as the woman’s luck runs out and finally has a run-in with authorities over some illegal activity.
HotNewHipHop tags along for Macklemore and Ryan Lewis’ new tour which also features the talents of Big K.R.I.T. and Talib Kweli. Go behind the scenes with K.R.I.T. and company as they make their way in part one from Portland, Ore. all the way to Salt Lake City, Utah. In between, the tour makes several stops in Missoula, Mont. and Boise, Idaho. Take a look as the southern lyricist shares his excitement on the 4Eva N A Tour, takes care of business with his team and decides to pour up a whole bottle of Kettle One vodka which ultimately leaves the rapper praying to the porcelain god following his live performance.
Talib Kweli releases a new track titled “The Wormhole” which will be featured on the rapper’s forthcoming Gravitas LP. The topic of discussion for the track revolves around the illuminati, the internet, celebrities and conspiracies as Kweli breaks down how people get sucked into a pointless wormhole of useless information. The rapper uses his savvy wordplay to kick some knowledge and points out that very little facts for any arguments that surface are ever reached. Gravitas will be available directly through Talib’s website and is now available for pre-order.
Marco Polo is back with a new music video for “G.U.R.U.” which features rapper Talib Kweli and DJ Premier. Serving as a tribute to the late great emcee, Kweli demonstrates his crafty wordplay by lacing his bars with references to Gangstarr, Guru’s friendship with controversial producer Solar and so much more. The visual for “G.U.R.U.” is just as impressive as it showcases Talib performing to the camera as vintage clips of the legendary Hip Hop artist quickly cut in and out on the background. Polo’s new collaborative song is featured on the producer’s forthcoming PA2: The Director’s Cut project releasing on November 12.
Talib Kweli is back and delivers a new music video today for his smooth song “Turnt Up” featured on his latest album Prisoner of Conscious. Produced by Trend of League of Starz, Kweli goes in over the sensual instrumental which boasts a hypnotizing sample. Directed by Kweli and Kenzi Sonoda, the visual finds Talib living the lavish life out in Tokyo, Japan with plenty of attractive women as they throw back some shots and party the night away at different locations.
Talib Kweli delivers a new music video with “Human Mic” off his impressive Prisoner of Conscious album. The Brooklyn MC effortlessly drops lyrical bombs over the deep and introspective rhymes while Oh No takes lead on the production and includes some soft violins to serenade listeners with. Check out the R.A. The Rugged Man directed visual which finds Kweli looking something like a priest as he takes control as a music conductor.
Talib Kweli sits down with DJ Vlad for a one-on-one interview and discuses what he thinks about Kendrick Lamar’s “Control” verse. Kweli reminds everyone of Hip Hop’s competitive nature and speaks on the West Coast’s aggressive and lyrically driven roots courtesy of Death Row Records and artist like Kurupt. The Brooklyn emcee also tells the camera he believes Kendrick Lamar’s I’m the “King of New York” line was really a quote from rapper Kurupt and craftily used to get his message across without crossing any lines. With a reasonable justification under his belt as an excuse, the Compton native would only have to explain that the former Death Row signee is simply an early inspiration and it was a quote used to pay homage.
Interestingly enough, Talib also makes it clear he believes that it’s too early for anyone to believe Kendrick Lamar is the greatest of all time. Before wrapping things up, Kweli addresses his tweet following the release of “Control” regarding New York artists emulating down south music.
Follow Okayplayer TV as they chronicle a day in the life with Talib Kweli. This came out pretty good. Check out Kweli as he goes on a promotional run in preparation for his album Prisoner of Conscious on Shade 45 with Lord Sear andshoots visuals for “Human Mic” and “Hamster Wheel”.