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Thursday, April 17 2014

Talib Kweli: Gravitas

Although there are a few moments that lack the edge of his debut, Gravitas is a welcome return to form -- of sorts -- for Kweli.


Tuesday, June 5 2012

Talib Kweli Debuts New Song as Tribute to Adam Yauch

At a recent gig at the Sound Academy in Toronto, perennial PopMatters fave Talib Kweli debuted a new song in tribute to the Beastie Boys' Adam Yauch, who recently passed away. Word is, his sixth album Prisoner of Conscious will be on the way this year, but no release date has been announced yet. We are eagerly awaiting it.


Thursday, June 30 2011

Talib Kweli: 21 June 2011 - Brooklyn

A chilled out, inaugural summer evening in the park was led by Talib Kweli.


Wednesday, November 17 2010

Hip-Hop’s Laboratory of Language

What do William Wordsworth, Robert Frost, Ice Cube, and Ghostface Killah have in common? Finally, they all appear in anthologies.


Thursday, December 3 2009

KRS-One & Buckshot: Survival Skills

Hip-hop luminaries deliver a tag team album with solid results, but could have reached deeper for something more valuable.


Tuesday, February 10 2009

Live at the Shrine

Save your money for an actual Talib Kweli concert. You'll be glad that you did.


Sunday, February 1 2009

Madlib the Beat Konducta: WLIB AM: King of the Wigflip

As often as it seems like Madlib might be a genius, there are records like this that prove true the old adage of "quality versus quantity".


Thursday, December 18 2008

The Best Albums of 2008

PopMatters presents our 60 best albums of 2008, highlighted by the return of British trip-hop legends and some infectious American indie rock by way of the Cascade Mountains.


Thursday, December 11 2008

The Best Hip-Hop of 2008

A return to the mic nine years in the making, a hip-hop supergroup of sorts, and Tom Waits beatboxing: this year's top-shelf hip-hop is equal parts anticipation, teamwork, and wha?!


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Talib Kweli, Hot Chip, Bell X1… (Mixed Media) [19.Feb.08]
Talib Kweli: Ear Drum (Reviews) [21.Aug.07]
Talib Kweli (Reviews) [30.May.07]
Talib Kweli: Right About Now (Reviews) [6.Dec.05]
Talib Kweli (Reviews) [26.May.04]
Talib Kweli: Quality (Reviews) [26.Dec.02]
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