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Thursday Apr 3 | CTNow.com

Trinity's International Hip-Hop Festival This Weekend

Through Saturday, Trinity hosts its ninth annual International Hip-Hop Festival, which features headliner Talib Kweli along with South Africa's Black Noise, Haitian-Canadian emcee Vox Sambou and other talented, activism-minded performers.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Talib Kweli, Hip-Hop, Trinity College, Mos Def, Music, Entertainment

Wed Apr 02, 2014

Lancashire Telegraph

Students line up new Ribble Valley music festival

UNIVERSITY students are putting the final preparations in place for a new music festival to be held in the Ribble Valley next month.

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Related Topix: Lancashire County, England, United Kingdom, World News, Hip-Hop, North America, Canada

Tue Apr 01, 2014

The Huffington Post

For Talib Kweli, Independence Is Bliss

The Brooklyn born lyricist has never been in Hip-Hop for the money. From his first album, "Mos Def & Talib Kweli are Black Star," a critically acclaimed look at the life of a young black artist in New York, to his most recent album, "Gravitas," Kweli has shunned the commercialism that surrounds the entertainment industry.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Talib Kweli, Hip-Hop, Mos Def, New York, Celebrities, Kanye West

Mon Mar 31, 2014

HipHopDx

[Interviews] Talib Kweli Talks Growing His Independent Business Model With "Gravitas"

Exclusive: Talib Kweli shares how input from Ryan Leslie and inspiration from Louis C.K. led to more profits, and he reveals that MC Hammer is a Black Star fan.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Talib Kweli, Hip-Hop, M.C. Hammer, Rap, Mos Def

Tue Mar 18, 2014

HipHopDx

[Giveaways] NY Loves Dilla Giveaway

On Sunday, March 23rd, Talib Kweli headlines "NY Loves Dilla," the first ever official J Dilla tribute show in NYC, which will also features special performances by Phony PPL , YC the Cynic and more, with an all-Dilla set by DJ Parler following the show! Hosted by Jarobi of A Tribe Called Quest and Maureen "Ma Dukes" Yancey , Dilla's mom, this ... (more)

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Talib Kweli, Hip-Hop, J Dilla, Q-Tip, A Tribe Called Quest, Recreational Vehicle, Award

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