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Talib Kweli Talks “Gravitas”, Being Labeled A “Conscious Rapper”, & More W/ Out Da Box Radio


Talib Kweli of Black Star

Out Da Box Radio, grabs Talib Kweli for their first episode of the year, and a very informative one it is. Talib Kweli discusses his sixth studio album, Gravitas, details about the intro of the album, #Kweliclub movement, along with the current state of hip-hop. The Brooklyn emcee gives us an insight the significance behind the title of his last album, Prisoner Of Conscious, Macklemore winning Rap Album of the year, Kendrick Lamar and a lot more.

Check out the interview after the jump.

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Talib Kweli, Elzhi, & Phonte – No Competition (prod. Khrysis)



Three of my favorite emcees on one track. This has got to be heaven. On the upcoming compilation album from Jamla Records entitled Jamla Is The Squad. The track is called “No Competition” and features Talib Kweli, Elzhi, & Phonte. With Khrysis on the beat, this joint is guaranteed to make you hit repeat.

January 28th is the release date.

Album Stream: Talib Kweli – Gravitas



On December 15th, 2013, Brooklyn emcee Talib Kweli is set to release his sixth studio album entitled Gravitas. The album was recorded during the Macklemore & Ryan Lewis “The Heist Tour.” It will be released independently through Talib’s “Javotti Media”. Also, CDs and vinyls of the album will be available via Javotti/Fat Beats on February 18th, 2014. Includes production from Khrysis, Oh No, J. Dilla, and features from Raekwon, RES, Black Thought, Rah Digga, Gary Clark Jr, and more.

Stream the album here.

Marco Polo feat. Talib Kweli & DJ Premier – G.U.R.U. (Official Video)



Marco Polo recruited Talib Kweli & DJ Premier for a brand new track/visuals for the Gangstarr frontman “G.U.R.U.” This tribute record will be on Marco’s forthcoming PA2: The Directors cut coming out of on Soulspazm Records.

Directed by Todd Angkasuwan. Visuals after the jump.

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Talib Kweli Announces Signature Radio Station “Javotti Radio” on Radionomy



Great news for hip-hop. Talib Kweli announced a couple of days ago that he’s launching a radio station entitled Javotti Radio. The radio station will include new music, interviews and hot topics in music, politics and culture. The service is completely free and will be online.

Renowned Hip-Hop artist Talib Kweli has announced that he is launching his own radio station on Radionomy (radionomy.com), one of the largest user-generated radio station platforms for producers, listeners and broadcasters worldwide. The station, which can be accessed through Radionomy (www.radionomy.com/javottiradio), will feature music from Kweli, as well as artists from his label, Javotti Media, and will serve as a destination for all things Hip-Hop, including interviews, news and commentary on politics, culture and entertainment.

We offer the ability to create and run a fully functioning radio station from any web-enabled device,” said Thierry Azcarez, US Manager, Radionomy. “This gives artists like Kweli a perfect platform to communicate with their audiences without having to deal with the business or technology hassles of radio.