Friday Dec 6
Is Talib Kweli Hip-Hop's Last Romantic? [EXCLUSIVE]
Ask the average hip-hop fan to play word association with Talib Kweli' s name and "romantic" is probably the last word you'll get.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
[News] Game, Diddy & Kid Cudi Named "The Best Rappers To Follow On Social Media"
Bun B and Talib Kweli also make green-label.com's list of "Best Rappers To Follow On Social Media."
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Beyond Black Star
Partially propelled by the hot success of the single "Same Love," Macklemore and Ryan Lewis are touring the world - supported by legendary Brooklyn rapper Talib Kweli , which is puzzling considering Kweli is one of the pioneers of socially conscious hip hop, without which "Same Love" might never have found mainstream acceptance.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
CORONA: DJ Quik brings tales of Compton to M15
After N.W.A. put the struggles of Compton in the mainstream, Quik brought his own spin to his hometown, striking hits with "Born and Raised in Compton" and "Jus Lyke Compton."
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Creative Loafing Tampa
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis storm the USF Sun Dome, Tampa
A review of the Sat., Nov. 23 concert with Talib Kweli and Big KRIT by Andrew Silverstein and Tracy May You don't realize how big of a presence an artist like Macklemore has until you get kicked out of your seat by a dozen grade-schoolers tricked out in thrift shop wear.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
Aaradhna wins three music awards: best album, best solo artist, best hip-hop
News from Frequency Media Dawn Raid Entertainment & Frequency Media Group congratulate Wellington-born singer Aaradhna for her outstanding success at last night's Vodafone New Zealand Music Awards.
The Daily Nexus
Madlib and Openers Energize the Hub
Last Friday night at The Hub, the crowd's energy was palpable in the silence between performances.
Tue Nov 19, 2013
Austin American Statesman
Austin Music Source: SXSW 2014 band announcements: Gary Numan, Suzy Bogguss, Black Lips, many more
SXSW has announced the second round of bands playing at the 2014 Music Festival, taking the total number of bands announced so far to over 500.
Deeper Than Hip-Hop
Recent rap records from abstract punk-funk MC Labtekwon and Talib Kweli-tinged, working-class Christian rapper Wordsmith allow us to entertain the notion of what rap might sound like unfettered.
Mon Nov 18, 2013
Tampa Bay Newspapers
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis at the Sun Dome
Hip-hop superstars Macklemore and Ryan Lewis are coming to the USF Sun Dome on Saturday, Nov. 23 at 7:30 p.m. Opening acts for the show are Talib Kweli and Big KRIT.
Fri Nov 15, 2013
Review: Can Macklemore & Ryan Lewis' Live Show Convert This Nonbeliever?
It sounds like a murder scene at the Theatre in Madison Square Garden. There is a herd of scantily clad tweens in front of me already jumping and shrieking "MACKLEMORE!!!" and it's only intermission between opener Talib Kweli and the highly sought-after headlining rap star.
Macklemore, Patrick Stewart, Maus, ZZ Top, Toy Trains Poison: NYC Weekend
Hip-hop duo Macklemore and Ryan Lewis headline at the MSG Theater on Friday, bringing their trademark wit and intimacy.
Thu Nov 14, 2013
MUSIC: Talib Kweli Keeps It Real At The Met
After a fun-filled 3-day weekend, it's only fitting that you kick off the week with genuine hip-hop.
The Village Voice
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis - Theater at Madison Square Garden - 11/13/13
Macklemore made bold moves when choosing the opening acts for his three-night stand at Madison Square Garden, selecting Mississippi-bred rapper Big K.R.I.T. and Brooklyn legend Talib Kweli, artists with ample street cred and classic rap sensibilities--basically the diametric opposites of the thrift-shopping honky from Seattle.
Tue Nov 12, 2013
Producer Marco Polo Both Embraces & Breaks Tradition With "Port Authority 2" LP
Six years ago music producer Marco Polo released his critically acclaimed album Port Authority .