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Talib Kweli Fires Back at Gene Simmon's 'Death of Rap' Comments

Talib Kweli doesn’t appear to be a fan of Gene Simmons and fired back on some controversial comments the Kiss singer made about “the death of rap.” Simmons has never been a fan and infamously fought hip-hop artists induction into The Rock and ...

Stream, Download Karma Fields Album 'New Age Dark Age'

Mysterious producer Karma Fields has released his new album New Age Dark Age via Vancouver based electronic music label Monstercat. Despite being a newcomer to the game, Karma Fields was able to tab some solid names on the LP like Talib Kweli on an ...

Talib Kweli Blasts Iggy Azalea For Her Response To Macklemore's 'White Privilege II'

On Friday (Jan. 22), Macklemore had a good portion of the Internet in an uproar following the release of his new song “White Privilege II.” On the track, the Seattle rapper, who has been accused of being a culture vulture himself, called out ...

Talib Kweli Discusses Being Attacked by Racists in Denmark and its Cultural Crisis

Talib Kweli says he has witnessed the "rise of Danish racism" firsthand. Amid reports of bigotry in the country, and its varied response to the Syrian refugee crisis, some feel the Denmark is undergoing a frightening cultural crisis. On a recent trip ...

SXSW Announces 154 Performers and 130+ Conference Panels

The Austin, TX-based South by Southwest (SXSW) music festival has announced its first round of 154 performers, which include a myriad of assorted artists from different genres and places around the world.

MIXTAPE MONDAY: Check Out New Songs from Weeknd, Car Seat Headrest, Talib Kweli & More

Each and every week we put together our favorite tracks that had premiered a few days prior into one magnificent mixtape to share with you and your friends. This time around we've decided to share new 2015 songs from The Weeknd, Car Seat Headrest, ...

Talib Kweli Revisits CNN Don Lemon Interview During Ferguson Riots

During a recent interview with Vlad TV, hip-hop artist and activist Talib Kweli revisited his intense interview turned argument with CNN host Don Lemon during the Ferguson riots.

B.o.B. Releases New Surprise Album 'Psycadelik Thoughtz'

Atlanta rapper B.o.B., known for hits like "Nothing on You," "Strange Clouds" and "Airplanes," has released a brand new surprise album -- 'Psycadelik Thoughtz.' .

Talib Kweli Releases Surprise Free Album - 'F*ck The Money'

Talib Kweli has been pretty quiet in the past few years on the music front, but yesterday, the New York City rapper decided to surprise his fans with a free album. Kweli brings out some big names to contribute on the project, aptly titled 'F*ck The ...

Metallica, Nicki Minaj, More Headlining 2015 X Games in Austin

Metallica has been announced as the headliner for the 2015 X Games Super Stage, playing on a bill that features Nicki Minaj, Talib Kweli, Kid Ink, the Glitch Mob, Pennywise, Deltron 3030 and Joywave. The news was revealed during an interview between ...

Nicki Minaj to Headline ESPN's X Games in Austin in June: Talib Kweli Also Performing

Nicki Minaj just got signed to do one of her most interesting gigs in 2015. She will be headlining ESPN's X Games this June in Austin, Texas. Talib Kweli, Pennywise and Deltron 3030 will join "The Pinkprint" singer on the smaller South Factory stage, ...

Annual Dilla Day Weekend Moving This Years Tribute Events to Miami

In recent years, fans have celebrated J Dilla at the annual Dilla Day tribute concert. Normally taking place in Dilla's hometown of Detroit, this year it has been announced that the annual concert will be held in Miami.

Ferguson Decision: Pharrell, Katy Perry, Other Musicians React To Officer Not Being Indicted In Mike Brown Shooting

Following the grand jury decision last night, Nov. 24, to not indict Darren Wilson on the shooting death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, millions of people across the country expressed their outrage, including plenty of musicians. Pharrell, ...

Talib Kweli Skeptical About Voting, Rails Against The Prison-Industrial Complex

Kweli has always been on top of the latest political issues, and he caught himself in a minor controversy after squaring off with Don Lemon in Ferguson, Mo., this summer. Now he's sharing his thoughts on voting and talking down the prison system.

Lauryn Hill Shows Up Extremely Late to Set at the Voodoo Festival in New Orleans After Talib Kweli Defends Her Against Critics

Lauryn Hill's tardiness for performance is almost becoming a regular occurrence. The former Fugees vocalist recently showed up extremely late to her set at the Voodoo Festival in New Orleans after Talib Kweli defended her against ...

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