Reviews // 12 Articles
Blogs // 5 Articles
News // 1 Articles
Media // 4 Articles
The Best Hip-Hop of 2013
9 Dec 2013 // 8:14 PM
Jewel running, megalomania, acid rap, and sasquatches -- hip-hop continues to surprise in 2013.
The Best Hip-Hop of 2007
10 Dec 2007 // 3:00 PM
From Grandmaster Flash & the Furious Five to a dope album named Desire, hip-hop showed growth in 2007.
Talib Kweli: Gravitas
16 Apr 2014 // 8:02 PM
Although there are a few moments that lack the edge of his debut, Gravitas is a welcome return to form -- of sorts -- for Kweli.
Talib Kweli: Prisoner of Conscious
15 May 2013 // 5:06 PM
For Talib Kweli, protest songs, love songs, dance tracks, bragging and boasting and rhyming for rhyming’s sake are all part of the same action, an emotional engagement with the world through music.
Talib Kweli Debuts New Song as Tribute to Adam Yauch
4 Jun 2012 // 11:30 PM
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.
Talib Kweli: 21 June 2011 - Brooklyn
30 Jun 2011 // 6:00 PM
A chilled out, inaugural summer evening in the park was led by Talib Kweli.
Rapping with hip-hop artist and producer Talib Kweli
21 Jan 2008 // 9:14 PM
2007 was a big year for Brooklyn-bred MC Talib Kweli. On New Year's Eve, he released the critically acclaimed "Liberation," his collaboration with uber-producer Madlib, free