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Talib Kweli To Perform 1st Annual Arts East New York Gala

Talib Kweli is known for always having timely lyrics about pressing social issues. Arts East New York (AENY) has been using multi-disciplinary arts to address issues in East New York since 2009. It only makes sense that the two would come together for a special event. On Thursday, November 17, 2016, AENY will host their…

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Questlove, Erykah Badu & Others Curate Fela Kuti Playlist

To celebrate what would have been Fela Kuti‘s 77th birthday, Okayplayer, OkayAfrica and Fela’s official website created a 30-track playlist of some of Kuti’s legendary afrobeat featuring Questlove, Erykah Badu, Black Thought, Ziggy Marley, Talib Kweli and Rich Medina. The curated playlist titled “Happy Birthday Fela” was hosted on Jay-Z’s TIDAL and features several of Fela’s classics and rare cuts.…

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Talib Kweli Discusses Leaving Major Labels

With social media at it’s prime and majority of emerging artists taking the DIY-route to land on the radar in the music industry, major label signings are slowly turning into a thing of the past. Hip-Hop artist Talib Kweli recently published an article via Medium where he explained in depth how the music industry has…

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