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Javotti
2015-04-20-niko-is-carmen-talib-kweli
Artist: NIKO IS
Featuring: Talib Kweli
Song: Carmen
Fresh off of the Peoples Champions Tour with Immortal Technique and Talib Kweli, NIKO IS lets loose the latest set of visuals off of his recently released album, Brutus. Carmen features the... More
Posted 3 months ago
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2015-03-19-griz-for-the-love-talib-kweli
Artist: GRiZ
Featuring: Talib Kweli
Making his debut Booth feature today is GRiZ, who does it For The Love on his latest chilled-out album cut featuring Talib Kweli. The Michigan electronic producer/DJ’s fourth album, Say It Loud,... More
Posted 4 months ago
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2015-03-06-talib-kweli-lord-of-the-light
Game of Thrones fans should be getting excited as the show’s fifth season is set to premiere April 12. For promotional purposes HBO is gearing up to release the second installment in their Catch... More
Posted 4 months ago
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2015-02-26-dj-efn-paradise-talib-kweli-redman-wrekonize
Artist: DJ EFN
Featuring: Talib Kweli | Redman | Wrekonize
Album: Another Time
Are you a sucker for intricate bars and artful throwback beats? Then you’ll be in heaven once you hit play on DJ EFN’s forthcoming studio debut. Don’t take it from me, though; simply hit play on... More
Posted about 5 months ago
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niko-is-floss-remix
Artist: NIKO IS
Featuring: Talib Kweli
Considering NIKO IS is part of the Javotti Media family, it’s only right that the Brazilian-American emcee and his label boss jump on a few records together. Today, Talib Kweli lends his flow to... More
Posted 6 months ago
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shuko-heatwave
Artist: Shuko
Featuring: Talib Kweli
Not quite ready to start bundling up for winter? I know exactly how you feel, and I have some good news: today, a Heatwave is rolling through the Booth in the form of German beatsmith Shuko‘s... More
Posted 8 months ago
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chris-webby-dopamine
It’s often said (by people who enjoy repeating clichés) that birds of a feather flock together. If that’s the case, then Chris Webby might be one of the most talented up-and-comers in the... More
Posted 9 months ago
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diamond-d-wheres-the-love
Artist: Diamond D
Featuring: Talib Kweli | eLZHi | Skyzoo
Today marks Diamond D‘s first appearance on our pages, but it just doesn’t feel right to call him a newcomer; the man’s a living legend. Regardless, if you’ve been sleeping on... More
Posted about 10 months ago
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talib-kweli-purest-heart
Featuring: Chris Webby | Joell Ortiz
With some ensemble bangers, you can glance over the lineup and immediately see why these particular emcees ended up collaborating. East Coast indie label Bottom Feeder Music‘s debut single and... More
Posted 10 months ago
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Editor's Pick
gary-clark-jr-bright-lights
Featuring: Talib Kweli
It’s tough to improve on something like Gary Clark Jr.‘s larger than life Rock and Roll. Good thing tough doesn’t mean impossible. Just take a listen to an updated version of his... More
Posted one year ago
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Editor's Pick
jamla-records-no-competition
Featuring: Talib Kweli | eLZHi | Phonte
Which independent label currently boasts the all-around dopest stable of hip-hop artists? It would be an exaggeration to say that there’s No Competition, but if you answered “Jamla... More
Posted one year ago
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talib-kweli-violations
I shouldn’t even have to write anything to get you to listen to Violations. If you aren’t already excited to hear Talib Kweli and Raekwon on the same track, then you should probably check... More
Posted one year ago
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Album: Gravitas
Talib Kweli set up quite an interesting way of releasing his new album, Gravitas. When you buy the album through his site,Kweliclub.com, you will get access to his email and a phone number... More
Posted one year ago
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Editor's Pick
talib-kweli-new-leaders
Album: Gravitas
The rap game could use a few New Leaders—and you shouldn’t count Talib Kweli out of the running just because he’s been in the game for a minute. On the latest single off his fifth... More
Posted one year ago
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talib-kweli-the-wormhole
Album: Gravitas
Nothing makes me groan like hearing an otherwise-intelligent rapper go off on a half-baked tirade about the Illuminati. Apparently, I’m not the only one. In the opening bars of The Wormhole, the... More
Posted one year ago
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Editor's Pick
marco-polo-guru
Artist: Marco Polo
Featuring: Talib Kweli | DJ Premier
Tomorrow, April 19, marks the third anniversary of Guru’s death from cancer. Despite his untimely passing, the Gang Starr co-founder’s influence is alive and well among underground artists... More
Posted one year ago
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Editor's Pick
mobetta-fly-by-night
Artist: Mobetta
Featuring: Talib Kweli
Mobetta’s first Booth feature, August’s Back at the Ranch, featured none other than Jean Grae. While that guest feature is enough for three Booth features, Mobetta continues to show off his... More
Posted one year ago
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cory-mo-hold-up
Artist: Cory Mo
Featuring: Big K.R.I.T. | Talib Kweli
Song: Hold Up
Hold Up... you don’t listen to Cory Mo? Either you’re allergic to high-quality Southern hip-hop, or you just don’t know what you’re missing. In the latter case, a listen to the... More
Posted one year ago
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Editor's Pick
talib-kweli-turnt-up
When I hear the phrase “Turnt Up,” I think of Southern rappers dropping ig’nant rhymes over jackhammer beats. I most definitely do not think of Talib Kweli. Far as the Brooklyn vet’s... More
Posted one year ago
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talib-kweli-human-mic
Talib Kweli is a lot like pizza. If I were to order a pie, you know you would want a slice; I mean it’s f**kin’ pizza for god’s sake! Just eat it! The same could be said about Talib Kewli... More
Posted one year ago
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Editor's Pick
p-money-celebration-flow
Artist: P-Money
Featuring: Aaradhna | Talib Kweli
Album: Gratitude
Previous singles off New Zealand beatsmith P-Money‘s Stateside debut set have been primarily serious in tone. The lead effort dealt with the dark side of the American Dream, and the most recent... More
Posted 2 years ago
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Editor's Pick
talib-kweli-rocket-ships
Featuring: Busta Rhymes
Fresh off garnering positive reader reviews for last week’s High Life, Talib Kweli is already back on our pages with another fresh cut off his forthcoming full-length. The science-fictional... More
Posted 2 years ago
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ricky-blaze-down-ass-girl
Featuring: Talib Kweli
When you are in the spotlight as often as Ricky Blaze, it is inevitable that you will encounter some ladies who are primarily interested in your wealth and fame. So, now that Ricky has his Down Ass... More
Posted 2 years ago
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Editor's Pick
sophia-danai-the-end
Featuring: Talib Kweli
Song: The End
Vancouver’s Sophia Danai is at the beginning of her career, this being her first Booth feature (she did appear on Madchild’s Judgement Day). However, the company she keeps might make it seem like... More
Posted 2 years ago
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talib-kweli-high-life
For most of us, the daily grind doesn’t involve flying around the globe, soaking in the sights and sounds of each of the world’s premier cities. Fortunately, we’ve got Talib Kweli to... More
Posted 2 years ago
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Editor's Pick
talib-kweli-come-here
Featuring: Miguel
Hip-hop veteran Talib Kweli may be a Prisoner of Conscious but, on the bright side, he’s permitted the occasional conjugal visit. On Come Here, the latest single off his fifth studio album, the... More
Posted 2 years ago
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Editor's Pick
ra-the-rugged-man-learn-truth
Featuring: Talib Kweli
Having declared himself The Peoples Champ on his solo Booth debut, R.A. The Rugged Man returns to drop a little knowledge on the follow-up single off his sophomore set. The artist’s first-ever... More
Posted 2 years ago
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j-period-the-traveller
Artist: J. Period
Featuring: Talib Kweli
Remember the days when you were antsy at your desk waiting for the final school bell to ring, just so you could head to the record store? Remember receiving an allowance for taking out the garbage... More
Posted 2 years ago
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talib-kweli-upper-echelon
In an industry full of underachievers, you can count on Talib Kweli to come with that Upper Echelon sh*t. Fresh off claiming the top spot on the DJBooth’s Top Indie Chart with his... More
Posted 2 years ago
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Editor's Pick
skyzoo-spike-lee-was-my-hero
Artist: Skyzoo
Featuring: Talib Kweli
Anyone who listens to Skyzoo‘s music with open ears will sense the Brooklyn repper’s reverence for his hip-hop forebears, but one of the greatest influences on his pen game isn’t a... More
Posted 2 years ago
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With a few notable exceptions, success in the music game never comes easy. As such, the deciding factor in who triumphs and who falls by the wayside isn’t skills or charisma (though those things... More
Posted 2 years ago
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Featuring: Black Thought | Rah Digga
Remember those old Gatorade commercials where female soccer star Mia Hamm would compete against Michael Jordan, while the song “Anything You Can Do (I Can Do Better)” played in the... More
Posted 2 years ago
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dynasty-stay-shinin
Artist: Dynasty
Featuring: Talib Kweli
Besides the unrelenting cold, my least favorite part of winter is that the sun sets at 5 PM, making it feel a lot later than a clock would suggest. Female emcee Dynasty doesn’t have to worry about... More
Posted 2 years ago
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talib-kweli-fly-away-re-produced-by-willie-b
Tomorrow, The DJBooth will be unleashing the latest EP in our Re-Produced Series, based around Talib Kweli‘s Attack the Block single, Fly Away. Today, we are proud to present the world premiere... More
Posted 2 years ago
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talib-kweli-outstanding
Featuring: Ryan Leslie
Although Talib Kweli‘s last release, Congregation, may still be making noise on our charts the noted Brooklyn emcee is ready to dish out an Outstanding new tune from his Attack The Block... More
Posted 2 years ago
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Featuring: Shoden1!
Next week, The DJBooth will be unleashing the latest EP in our Re-Produced Series, based around Talib Kweli‘s Attack the Block single, Fly Away. Today, we are proud to present the world premiere... More
Posted 2 years ago
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Featuring: Apollo Brown
Next week, The DJBooth will be unleashing the latest EP in our Re-Produced Series, based around Talib Kweli‘s Attack the Block single, Fly Away. Today, we are proud to present the world premiere... More
Posted 2 years ago
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talib-kweli-congregation
Featuring: Black Thought | Ab-Soul
“Can I get a ‘Church!’ from the Congregation?” Fresh off unleashing his latest street album upon the ‘net, Talib Kweli has donned his Sunday best to bring us a standout selection... More
Posted 2 years ago
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talib-kweli-fly-away
Back with his newest creation, Fly Away, is the always dope Brooklyn emcee, Talib Kweli. After releasing the 9th Wonder assisted single, To The Music, earlier this month, this time around Kweli has... More
Posted 2 years ago
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talib-kweli-to-the-music
Featuring: Maino
Unless it features Kat Stacks on the hook and a guest verse from Kim Kardashian, you really can’t go wrong with an unreleased record from Brooklyn rhymesayer Talib Kweli. Oh, and did I mention... More
Posted about 3 years ago
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iron-solomon-the-empire
Featuring: Talib Kweli
For years, people have paid homage to New York City, its 5 boroughs and “air that when inhaled is like smoking a Newport.” And according to infamous battle rapper Iron Solomon, the heart... More
Posted about 3 years ago
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chin-injeti-walking-around-my-dreams
Featuring: Talib Kweli
Combine a Grammy Award winning producer, an eclectic band, and a Brooklyn emcee and the results can be either awful or awe-inspiring. Thankfully, though, for producer Chin Injeti the combination of... More
Posted 3 years ago
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mack-maine
Artist: Mack Maine
Featuring: Talib Kweli | Lil Wayne
When I woke up this morning, I didn’t expect myself to enjoy work, but I did. When I had breakfast, I didn’t expect to enjoy some organic yogurt but, surprisingly I did. And when I saw Talib Kweli... More
Posted 3 years ago
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da-youngfellaz-real-deal
Still not sure about Da Youngfellaz, after listening to Super Bowl-themed promo cut NYG? Today, the NYC crew return to prove beyond a shadow of a doubt that they’re the Real Deal. The latest... More
Posted 3 years ago
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talib-kweli-distractions
We live in the age of the distraction. You can’t even get through a Tweet without being texted, poked and dialed. But if we’re willing to slow down just a little bit we can find some beauty... More
Posted 3 years ago
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mistah-fab-in-my-city
Featuring: Talib Kweli | Royce Da 5'9"
Mistah F.A.B. is back on the scene with a brand new, digital-only EP I Found My Backpack 2: The Lost Notebook, which dropped today. Not surprisingly, Booth selection In My City, featuring lyrical... More
Posted 3 years ago
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black-star-fix-up
Artist: Black Star
Song: Fix Up
In addition to You Already Knew, the inaugural leak off Black Star‘s forthcoming Aretha Franklin tribute mixtape, Black Friday saw Yasiin Bey (aka Mos Def) and Talib Kweli release the official... More
Posted 3 years ago
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black-star-you-already-knew
Artist: Black Star
If you’re a serious fan of Mos Def (now going by Yasiin Bey) and Talib Kweli, I’m guessing You Already Knew that a new Black Star album has been in the pipeline for a minute now, and that... More
Posted 3 years ago
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the-next-this-american-life
Artist: The Next
On this week’s episode of NPR staple This American Life, the placid Ira Glass discussed the rise of a Schenectady school maintenance man to head of his department, and his despotic reign over... More
Posted 3 years ago
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union-time-leak
Artist: Union
Featuring: Talib Kweli
This morning, after surviving Oklahoma’s strongest earthquake on record (I didn’t feel it, but thanks for caring), a friend and I were discussing all things French. No, not All Things Fresh, all... More
Posted 3 years ago
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