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Talib Kweli

About

Talib Kweli Greene (; born October 3, 1975) is an American rapper from New York. He earned recognition early on through his collaboration with fellow Brooklyn rapper Mos Def in 1997, when they formed the group Black Star. Kweli's musical career continued with solo success including collaborations with producers and rappers Kanye West, Just Blaze, and Pharrell Williams. His most recent album is titled Gotham, released in 2020. In 2011, Kweli founded his own record label, Javotti Media.

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August 10, 2022

Talib Kweli sues Jezebel over an article about his Twitter suspension

The US outlet ran a story in 2020 that detailed the Black Star artist's alleged online harassment of a 24-year-old woman The post Talib Kweli sues Jezebel over an article about his Twitter suspension appeared first on NME.

www.nme.com

August 10, 2022

Talib Kweli Sues Jezebel for ‘Emotional Distress’ After Site Accurately Reported His Twitter Ban

Black Star rapper says he "went into a depression state of loss of appetite, sleeplessness, edgy, anxiety, and discomfort around certain women" after the article was published

www.rollingstone.com

August 9, 2022

Talib Kweli Claims Emotional Distress in $300,000 Lawsuit Over Jezebel Article on His Twitter Ban

Talib Kweli filed a lawsuit against Jezebel claiming a 2020 piece centered around him being permanently banned from Twitter caused emotional distress.

www.complex.com

August 9, 2022

Talib Kweli Sues Jezebel Over 2020 Story on Alleged Harassment

The website published an article about the rapper’s suspension from Twitter, and the rapper now argues that it has caused him “emotional distress” and cost him $300,000

pitchfork.com

May 3, 2022

Black Star Mark New ‘No Fear of Time’ LP Release With ‘O.G.’ Lyric Video

Madlib-produced album from hip-hop super duo Yasiin Bey and Talib Kweli now available exclusively on Luminary podcast

www.rollingstone.com

May 3, 2022

Will.i.am Tells Talib Kweli His Theory on Kanye Admitting to Using the Black Star Rapper on “Get Em High”

On the latest episode of Talib Kweli’s 'People’s Party,' Will.i.am chimed in on the lyricist’s back-and-forth with Kanye West and offered up a theory.

www.complex.com

May 3, 2022

Listen to Black Star’s First New Album in 24 Years ‘No Fear of Time’ Produced by Madlib

The new album—the duo of Yasiin Bey and Talib Kweli's first in nearly 24 years—arrives today as a Luminary exclusive and spans nine new songs.

www.complex.com

April 8, 2022

Yasiin Bey and Talib Kweli Announce Release Date for New Black Star Album ‘No Fear of Time’

The album will mark the first from the legendary duo in more than two decades and is utilizing a unique release strategy. Production is handled by Madlib.

www.complex.com

April 8, 2022

Black Star Announce No Fear of Time, First New Album in 24 Years

Madlib produced Yasiin Bey and Talib Kweli’s long-awaited follow-up to 1998’s Mos Def & Talib Kweli Are Black Star

pitchfork.com

April 8, 2022

Black Star, Duo of Yasiin Bey and Talib Kweli, Reunite for First Album in 24 Years, ‘No Fear of Time’

Long-awaited Madlib-produced LP will arrive exclusively on Luminary podcast network on May 3

www.rollingstone.com

April 8, 2022

Black Star, Duo of Yasiin Bey and Talib Kweli, Reunite for First Album in 24 Years, ‘No Fear of Time’

Long-awaited Madlib-produced LP will arrive exclusively on Luminary podcast network on May 3

www.rollingstone.com

November 13, 2021

Talib Kweli Posts Kanye West's Ghost Writers in Response to Diss

Talib really went there. Continue reading…

www.xxlmag.com

Discs

Maybe I'm In Love With You (feat. Talib Kweli)

June 9, 2022

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Let It Grow

March 4, 2022

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Gotham Instrumentals

November 22, 2021

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Bamboo

October 5, 2021

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Gotham

April 16, 2021

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Attention Span

April 9, 2021

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The Quiet One

March 19, 2021

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On Mamas

February 5, 2021

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Money (Saukrates/Kweli Mix)

October 7, 2020

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From A Distance

March 27, 2020

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Radio Silence

November 17, 2017

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The Seven

April 14, 2017

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Last Ones

March 10, 2017

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International Wave

September 3, 2016

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Greatness

February 2, 2016

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Indie 500

November 6, 2015

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Fall Back

September 27, 2015

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Get By (Remix)

March 9, 2015

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P.O.C. Live!

October 7, 2014

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Purest Heart - Single

September 16, 2014

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Gravitas

December 15, 2013

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F.A.K.E.

May 4, 2013

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Upper Echelon

January 1, 2013

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Prisoner Of Conscious

January 1, 2013

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Push Thru (feat. Kendrick Lamar and Curren$y)

January 1, 2012

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Finally Free

November 28, 2011

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Gutter Rainbows

January 25, 2011

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We Run This, Vol. 7 (Mixed by Mr. E of RPS Fam)

January 1, 2011

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Revolutions Per Minute

May 18, 2010

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Midnight Hour (feat. Estelle)

April 26, 2010

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Strangers [Paranoid] (feat. Bun B)

April 12, 2010

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In This World

March 23, 2010

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Back Again (feat. RES)

June 12, 2009

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Hostile Gospel Remix

March 11, 2008

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Hush (feat. Jean Grae)

September 4, 2007

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Eardrum

August 21, 2007

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Hot Thing

June 26, 2007

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Say Something

June 26, 2007

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Liberation

December 31, 2006

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Listen!!!

August 1, 2006

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I Try

January 1, 2004

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Flash Gordon

January 1, 2004

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The Beautiful Struggle

January 1, 2004

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Quality

December 16, 2002

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Scandalous

December 5, 1997

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