Talib Kweli

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5 Songs to Celebrate Yasiin Bey Before He Retires

The artist formerly known as Mos Def confirmed his retirement with the announcement of several farewell shows.

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Native Tongue Posse Members Relive Their Influential Peak in Upcoming Documentary

Director Omar Akil is running a Kickstarter campaign to complete his star-studded documentary about the iconic hip-hop collective.

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Eric Garner's Family, Group of Rappers Tackle Police Brutality In Separate Songs Both Titled "I Can't Breathe"

One song comes from Eric Garner’s family, while another features a mix of artists including Talib Kweli and KRS-One.

WATCH: National Broadcast Premiere of 'BadDDD Sonia Sanchez' Tonight!

The documentary about the heralded writer, activist and educator will air on World Channel tonight at 8 p.m. ET

You Need to Read Talib Kweli's Response to the Oregon Occupation

The rapper and activist penned a powerful message about the double standards applied to White armed “protesters” and peaceful Black ones.

ICYMI: Talib Kweli Asks 'What Side Are You On' with New Single

Kweli and company ask the tough questions about justice and complacency in the first single from his upcoming album. 

5 Music Videos Set In Africa That Didn't Erase African People

Taylor Swift didn’t get it right, these five (kind of) did. 

Mos Def Goes Back To Being Mos Def, Releases Classic-Sounding New Song

The man still known as Mos Def is, for at least this new song, going back to his old name and old sound. 

More than 1,000 Black Activists Sign Statement of Support for Palestine

And they call for the U.S. government to cut diplomatic and economic aid to Israel.

Talib Kweli Drops Surprise Album Filled with B-Sides and Rare Tracks

“Train of Thought: Lost Lyrics, Rare Releases & Beautiful B-Sides Vol. 1” features guest spots from Killer Mike, Kanye West and others. 

New Essay Series Examines What It Means To Be Black In America

Series features essays from Talib Kweli, Jamilah Lemieux, Haki Madhubuti and more on what it means to be black in America today.

Talib Kweli: Lauryn Hill Doesn't Owe Us Anything

The rapper responds to criticism of her on Medium.

Talib Kweli: 'There Needs to be a Gay Rapper Who's Better Than Everybody'

Let’s hear your thoughts.

The Dream Defenders Introduce 'Trayvon's Law'; Talib Kweli Weighs In

Youth leaders want state to reform Stand Your Ground and School-to-Prison Pipeline issues.