Talib Kweli’s memoir, Vibrate Higher, is an excellent documentation of hip-hop’s history, New York City in the ’80s and the life of this exceptionally talented man.
Journey back 13 years to a stellar year for Rihanna, M.I.A., Arcade Fire, and Kanye West. From hip-hop to indie rock and everywhere in between, PopMatters picks the best 50 songs of 2007.
Celebrating the anniversary of the Harlem Cultural Festival with a musical showcase in Harlem featuring Talib Kweli, Alice Smith, and even Freddie Stone, the lead guitarist and one of the original members of Sly & the Family Stone.
Talib Kweli exhorts his audience both to speak up and to listen, either to him or each other on Radio Silence, which is truly an album of our times.