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Rising Rapper Phora Has Been Going Hard For Nearly A Decade — Just Ask His Legions Of Fans

By Ural Garrett On a rainy, February weekend at a rented Crescent Hills Drive home with a wide view of Los Angeles, Phora is putting the finishing touches on his Valentine’s Day release, “i still love you.” The track’s arrival was hinted at on his Instagram weeks before the drop, giving fans a taste of what to expect from a song that has him more in touch with his melodic side than ever. “It’s just me tapping into my natural roots,” the 24-year-old rapper tells MTV News. “I’m really pushing the...
Tags: Facebook, Hollywood, Instagram, Religion, Los Angeles, Warner Bros, Disneyland, Orange County, Talib Kweli, Highland, MTV News, Anaheim California, Warner Bros Records, Redd, Rakim, Phora

15 Years Ago College Dropout from Kanye West Dropped

Kanye West have been in the news a lot over the last year for all the wrong reasons. We’re not going to get into those reasons because this is about the Kanye West, we knew 15 years ago. College Dropout, which is his debut album was released 15 years ago today. Before dropping College Dropout, Kanye was doing his thing by producing for Roc-A-Fella Records. His best work came from Jay-Z’s Blueprint album. After seeing he could spit, Kanye started work on his debut album. Through the Wire was th...
Tags: Music, Instagram, Jay Z, Chicago, Albums, Kanye West, Hip Hop, Jazz, Jamie Foxx, Jay, Talib Kweli, Kanye, Syleena Johnson, Roc A Fella Records, Kanye West Dropped, Twista Slow Jamz

#BeyYe: Yasiin Bey’s one of a kind show entirely over Kanye West beats (Video)

  TWO WORDS, Mos Def, K West, hot shit. I mean, Yasiin has been tellin’ us for years. Last night though, @hetalbot and I were lucky enough to see it, first-hand live. (And yup, we got there early to get up front for these clips!) The show began on a refreshingly odd note. Yasiin spray-painted…Continue reading ➞ #BeyYe: Yasiin Bey’s one of a kind show entirely over Kanye West beats (Video)
Tags: Videos, Kanye West, Jazz, Mos Def, Talib Kweli, Yasiin Bey, Yasiin, GWHH Coverage, Sgt. Tibs, BeyYe, Mos Def K West

Watch Black Star’s Surprise Reunion At Robert Glasper’s Blue Note Residency

Robert Glasper is currently in the middle of a residency at the Blue Note Jazz Club in New York City, which will total 24 nights and 48 shows when it wraps up at the end of the month. He's been bringing special guests to the show pretty much every night -- Anderson .Paak … More »
Tags: Video, Music, New York City, Mos Def, Talib Kweli, Black Star, Anderson Paak, Robert Glasper, Blue Note Jazz Club, Yasiin Mey, Watch Black Star

Mos Def & Talib Kweli Are Black Star Turns 20

In the first episode of Succession, HBO's great show about the travails of an evil New York billionaire family, there's a scene that's excruciating on a number of different levels. It's the scene where we first meet Kendall Roy, the recovering-addict wannabe tech bro scion of this family. Kendall is in line to take over … More »
Tags: Music, Hbo, New York, Mos Def, Talib Kweli, The Anniversary, Black Star, Yasiin Bey, Kendall, Kendall Roy, Talib Kweli Are Black Star Turns

Taleb Kweli In Legal And Twitter Dispute With Former Collaborator Who Alleges Sexual Harassment

A former collaborator has accused Talib Kweli Greene of sexual harassment, sparking an ongoing social media dispute and the revelation of an earlier breach of contract lawsuit between the two. Singer Res (full name Shareese Ballard), who’s appeared on Kweli’s albums and previously collaborated with him as the duo Idle Warship, was also signed to … More »
Tags: Music, News, Res, Talib Kweli, Kweli, Taleb Kweli, Talib Kweli Greene, Singer Res, Shareese Ballard

Talib Kweli - Get By

The post Talib Kweli - Get By appeared first on Stuff worth knowing about. Related Post Daniel Johnson - Unpack your Adjectives Late Afternoon at Upper Proxy Falls photo ...
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Q&A With Parisian-Belgian-American Hip Hop Artist LAZ

Whats Up LAZ! We really enjoyed your new mixtape “Just To Get By”, one of our main contributors BOOM is looking forward to reviewing this project!! How long have you been making music? What area code(s) do you rep!? And how did you get your emcee name? Appreciate it ! I’ve been writing and malking rap music for almost three years. I was born in Berkeley, CA. My mother’s American and my father Belgian, but I have lived in Paris almost my whole life- until I moved to Wesleyan University in Middle...
Tags: University, Paris, Kendrick Lamar, Jazz, Erykah Badu, Berkeley, Talib Kweli, Leonard Cohen, J Cole, Frank Ocean, Wes Montgomery, Johnny Cash, Joey Bada, Middletown, Wesleyan University, Paris People

You Have To Read This Twitter Story About A Kanye Barbershop Debate!

Opinions on Kanye West are all over the place. And there's nowhere better for people to air what's going through their heads than the barbershop. Related: Kim Kardashian Worried People Will Think She's A Trump Lover Like Kanye But a Twitter story this week went viral due to a bold statement coming from an unexpected place. Just... read the entire thing. Ch-ch-check out Chad's tale (below)! I usually get my hair cut on Thursdays, but this week I went in on Tuesday, so you know, there's a differ...
Tags: Celebs, Kim Kardashian, Kanye West, Chad, Kansas, Talib Kweli, Kanye, Harlem, Chad IDK, MGM YouTube

Speed Walton – “Night Fall” (Video)

One half of the Space Invadaz which is apart of Talib Kweli’s label Javotti Media, who just wrapped performances on “Talib’s Radio Silence Tour” Speed Walton has reinforced underground hip-hop with his eccentric lyricism and versatile flows; pairing eclectic samples with amusing and conscious rhyme schemes. Speed Walton releases his second single “Night Fall”, produced by Beataholic, from his upcoming album titled Real Name Speed. “We were coming from a Golden Era Hip Hop vibe,” Speed Walton...
Tags: Videos, Jazz, Empire, Talib Kweli, Singles, Walton, Talib, Javotti Media, Speed Walton, Empire Music Group, Galaxy Enterprise, Night Fall, Beataholic, Spotify Watch Night Fall

hip hop at Summerstage 2018 (Rapsody, DeJ Loaf, Young MA, The LOX, Wiki, more)

There's also the Duck Down BBQ, Talib Kweli/OSHUN, EPMD, Jungle Brothers, Pete Rock & The Soul Brothers, a 'Wild Style' 35th anniversary, and more. Continue reading… [Author: Andrew Sacher]
Tags: Music, Wiki, Talib Kweli, Music News, Central Park, Tour Dates, Mura Masa, The Originals, Dej Loaf, Andrew Sacher, Jadakiss, Hannah Williams, Oshun, Pete Rock, EPMD, Ginuwine

Black Star playing shows (Yasiin Bey too)

One of Black Star's shows is at Red Rocks with Nas, Pusha T, and more. Continue reading… [Author: Jeremy Nifras]
Tags: Music, Nas, Pusha T, Mos Def, Reminders, Talib Kweli, Music News, Tour Dates, Black Star, Dead Prez, Yasiin Bey, Red Rocks, Brother Ali, Jeremy Nifras, Cincinnati Funk Fest, Nas Pusha T

Talib Kweli – “All Of Us” f. Jay Electronica & Yummy Bingham (Video)

A tragic tale we've seen too many times.
Tags: Videos, Jazz, Talib Kweli, Jay Electronica, Yummy Bingham, Yummy Bingham Video

A Tribe Called Quest share cameo-filled "Space Program" video, hosting pop-up @ House of Vans

A Tribe Called Quest's "The Space Program" video features cameos by ommon, Questlove, Erykah Badu, Rosario Dawson, Alicia Keys, Ladybug Mecca, Janelle Monae, Anderson Paak, Pharrell Williams, Vince Staples, Talib Kweli, and more. [Author: Bill Pearis]
Tags: Music, Alicia Keys, Erykah Badu, Pharrell Williams, Questlove, Talib Kweli, Q-tip, Music News, Janelle Monae, Common, Vince Staples, Bill Pearis, Anderson Paak, House of Vans, Rosario Dawson, Hip Hop News

Talib Kweli, Lupe Fiasco, Hus Kingpin & Rozewood – “School”

Presented by Forever M.C. and It's Different.
Tags: Jazz, Lupe Fiasco, Talib Kweli, Songs, Hus Kingpin, Rozewood, Talib Kweli Lupe Fiasco Hus Kingpin

Tonight in L.A.: Architects, Billie Eilish, Albert Hammond Jr., Kyle Craft, the Suffers, Night Talks, the Stolen, Young Creatures, Chola Orange, Cadence Weapon, Matt Costa, Son Lux

Los Angeles concerts for Wednesday: ► British metal quintet Architects rock the Fonda Theatre, joined by Stick to Your Guns and Counterparts. ► Billie Eilish does the first of two sold-out shows at the El Rey Theatre, with Reo Cragun supporting. ► It’s a night with Talib Kweli at the Regent Theater. ► With his fourth album “Francis Trouble” out on Friday, Albert Hammond Jr. plays the Troubadour, with the Paranoyds opening. ► Portland country-rocker Kyle Craft plays the Moroccan Lounge in support...
Tags: Music, Los Angeles, Dave, Portland, Kim, Houston, Preview, Alex, Talib Kweli, Jones, Victor, Vega, Brainstory, Matt Costa, Architects, Catalina Club

This Week’s Shows: March 5-11

Upcoming Los Angeles concerts: Gogol Bordello, k.d. lang, SYML, the Blank Tapes, Dear Boy, Levi Petree, Mirros for Psychic Warfare, Craig Wedren, Blood Candy, Jordan Rakei, Starset, Lucy Rose, U.S. Girls, the Academic, the Rubens, Gun Outfit, Shea, Katelyn Tarver, Architects, Billie Eilish, Talib Kweli, Kyle Craft, the Suffers, Night Talks, the Stolen, Chola Orange, Young Creatures, Cadence Weapon, Albert Hammond Jr., Matt Costa, Son Lux, the Psychedelic Furs, Jawbreaker, Lord Huron, King Lil G,...
Tags: Preview, Albert Hammond Jr, Alien Ant Farm, American Nightmare, Antibalas, Architects, Billie Eilish, Blood Candy, Buddy Guy, Cadence Weapon, Chola Orange, Coin, Craig Wedren, Criminal Hygiene, Current Joys, Cutty Flam

Talib Kweli Writes Essay About Free Speech And White Supremacy Following Show Cancellation

Talib Kweli has posted a Medium post entitled “Free Speech or Die?” dealing with the issue of far-right leaders and their followers objecting to their right to free speech being suppressed. The op-ed comes directly after the rapper cancelled a performance at Kansas City’s The Riot Room due to the fact that the Norwegian … More »
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Roky Erickson, Hop Along, Talib Kweli & more added to 2018 SXSW lineup

SXSW Music Festival, which starts in two weeks, just announced it's final lineup additions for 2018 which also include Ted Leo, Action Bronson, OSHUN, Yonatan Gat (w/ Thor Harris), Hiss Golden Messenger, Homeboy Sandman & Edan, G Perico, Leikeli47, and more. Continue reading… [Author: Bill Pearis]
Tags: Music, Action Bronson, Talib Kweli, Music News, Sxsw, Tour Dates, Bill Pearis, Roky Erickson, Yonatan Gat, Oshun, Ted Leo, Hiss Golden Messenger, Thor Harris, Hop Along, Da Deacon, Homeboy Sandman and Edan

Taake officially cancel tour, address Talib Kweli and "witch hunts" in statement

"Whilst none of us blame venues for cancelling because they are afraid of violence, we do deplore the excuses presented by some of them. The desire to 'protect' their audience and staff, to create 'safe spaces' is not a need brought about by the bands involved, nor their fans. It is the masked thugs hiding behind the banner of Antifa and other organisations like them' - Taake Continue reading… [Author: Bill Pearis]
Tags: Music, Talib Kweli, Music News, Taake, Canceled, Bill Pearis, Heavy Metal News, Antifa, Taake Continue

Talib Kweli – “Radio Silence” f. Amber Coffman & Myka 9 (Video)

Off the BK emcee's album of the same name.
Tags: Videos, Jazz, Talib Kweli, Amber Coffman

REWIND: The New Music Industry’s Week In Review

In this last look back at a full and eventful week in the music industry, we revisit the individual states' fight against net neutrality repeal, why there players and haters aren't copyright protected, a fan dangling from the balcony, and much more. Songkick Partners With Facebook, Active Users Rise 43% Net Neutrality Repeal Challenged By 24 States No Copyright Protection For 'Players and Haters' Talib Kweli Cancels Concert After Venue Books White Nationali...
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Talib Kweli Cancels Concert After Venue Books White Nationalist Band Taake

Rapper Talib Kweli has canceled a performance at a Kansas City music venue after the booked a Scandinavian accused of being Nazi sympathizers.  According to the Kansas City Star, Kweli on Feb 20th told the management of the Riot Room that he would not be performing the following day after he learned that the venue had also booked the band Taake for a March 31st show. Kweli released a statement on Tuesday that said: “I find it appalling that the Riot Room refuses to apologize for booking ...
Tags: Music, New York, New York City, Israel, Chicago, Sony, Kansas City, Talib Kweli, Taake, Music Business, Live & Touring, Indie Labels, Bruce Houghton, Le Poisson Rouge, Kweli, Jarred Goldner

TAAKE's Kansas City Show Cancelled After Public Outcry By TALIB KWELI

"As a venue, it is our priority to provide a safe, inclusive, and enjoyable environment for all patrons, artists, and staff. This always has, and will always continue to be our primary goal." The post TAAKE's Kansas City Show Cancelled After Public Outcry By TALIB KWELI appeared first on Metal Injection.
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Taake's Kansas City show canceled after criticism from Talib Kweli

Kansas City club The Riot Room has canceled black metal band Taake's show there, which was to have happened March 31. Talib Kweli recently canceled his show at the venue, due to its “[refusal] to apologize" for booking Taake -- a band who have been accused of Nazism due to frontman Hoest performing with a swastika painted on his chest in 2007. Other shows on the tour also seem like they're not happening as well. Continue reading… [Author: BrooklynVegan Staff]
Tags: Music, Kansas City, Talib Kweli, Music News, Taake, Tour Dates, BrooklynVegan Staff, Heavy Metal News, Hoest

Rapper TALIB KWELI Cancels Show Because Venue Also Booked TAAKE

There is such a thing as bad publicity. The post Rapper TALIB KWELI Cancels Show Because Venue Also Booked TAAKE appeared first on Metal Injection.
Tags: Music, Drama, Talib Kweli, Taake, Talib

Royce Da 5’9″ & DJ Premier Share Incredible Stories on ‘A Waste of Time with ItsTheReal’

On this week’s installment of A Waste of Time with ItsTheReal, Eric and Jeff Rosenthal sit down with two hip-hop legends who are still doing it big, Royce Da 5’9″ and DJ Premier. In the almost two-hour interview, Royce and Premo reflect on their respective careers, as well as their history together, while discussing their upcoming album PRhyme 2 (out March 16). Needless to say, the conversation has a ton of great stories — from Premo meeting Redman and Craig Mack as roadies while on tour wit...
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