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  1. Gasparilla Music Festival adds Lucero, The New Deal, Stephen Marley to the 2016 lineupRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Creative Loafing Tampa

    A few weeks back, organizers of Gasparilla Music Festival revealed the first round of performers for the fifth annual downtown music festival, with R&B grooving, jazz-hawking and hip hop bumpin' songstress Erykah Badu leading the pack with back-up from Greensky Bluegrass, MS MR, Charles Bradley, Talib Kweli, Antibalas, Blitzen ... (more)

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  2. Watch Dre's latest rap phenom Anderson .Paak drum and rhyme at the same timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Digital Trends

    ... and features guest performances by many important names in hip-hop and jazz, including Schoolboy Q, The Game, Talib Kweli, and Robert Glasper. The album also features beat work by 9th Wonder, Hi-Tek, and Madlib, who recently provided Kanye West with ...

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  3. Indie 500: Talib Kweli, 9th Wonder Shine at the OgdenRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | 303 Magazine

    Swimming through security at the Ogden Theater on a Sunday night might seem like it would be less rowdy than other weekend nights, but the recent collaboration of Talib Kweli and 9th Wonder seemed to have changed that. While touring in support of their super-group's album Indie 500, the duo donned the Denver stage along with openers the mighty Pharoahe Monch and Rapsody.

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  4. Vice Souletric - 'Vice for President 2'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | PR Log

    ... hook via DJ NuEra. Other standouts include lead single "Return Of The Black Man," a fierce war cry featuring Talib Kweli, G. Huff, and Will Blaze, and the aptly titled "Respect The Legends" featuring King Magnetic. The latter is also the only track ...

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  5. Talib KweliRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 31 | Denver Westword

    Although Talib Kweli may not sell as many records as some of the artists with whom he's collaborated, he is arguably one of the most significant hip-hop artists of the past twenty years. Kweli formed Reflection Eternal with producer Hi-Tek in 1996, but it was his pairing with Mos Def for the 1998 classic Mos Def & Talib Kweli Are Black Star that brought him to the forefront.

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  6. Watch Dr. Dre Welcome Anderson .Paak to Aftermath RosterRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 31 | Billboard

    ... his second LP, Malibu (Steel Wool/OBE/Art Club), with guest stars as diverse as Schoolboy Q , The Game , Talib Kweli and jazz keyboardist Robert Glasper , and a hip-hop dream team of producers including underground icons 9th Wonder , Hi-Tek and ...

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  7. It's Happening This WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | The Pordland Mercury

    ... in your lumpy Discman: the groundbreaking Train of Thought by Reflection Eternal. It's all there before you: Talib Kweli's toothsome rhymes, DJ Hi-Tek's electrolyte-packed beats, and life . You'll never get those days back, but Kweli and Hi-Tek are ...

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  8. Talib Kweli and Hi-TekRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | The Pordland Mercury

    Talib Kweli is one of the most prodigious and prolific hip-hop artists of the past two decades. From his early underground tapes to his work with Mos Def in Black Star and his spotless solo run, Kweli has a been a powerful voice in hip-hop.

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  9. Iggy Azalea reveals she AGREES with some aspects of Macklemore's song White Privilege IIRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | Daily Mail

    ... yrs having friendly convos and taking pictures together at events etc if those were his feelings.' Fellow rapper Talib Kweli then weighted in on the argument, writing: 'I actually rooted for Iggy when she first came out. But she's disrespected hip ...

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  10. Macklemore Explains Iggy Azalea & Miley Cyrus References on 'White Privilege II'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 26 | Hollywood Reporter

    ... and Miley Cyrus. While the Australian rapper issued a response via her own Twitter timeline (among others, like Talib Kweli and Azealia Banks), the Seattle MC tells Rolling Stone that his bars weren't intended as a diss. "For me, that second verse ...

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  11. Talib Kweli & Iggy Azalea Battle Over Macklemore's "White Privilege II"Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 25 | AllHipHop.com

    Last Friday evening , via Twitter, Talib Kweli and Iggy Azalea engaged in an lively social media exchange. The conversation commenced with a comment and question directed toward's Macklemore's song "White Privilege II."

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  12. The Get Down - January Gets a Large Dose of JamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 25 | 303 Magazine

    ... enough great music for your week, head on over The Ogden Sunday night, who will be hosting Brooklyn legend Talib Kweli. Talib will also be bringing along some of hip-hops favorites from over the years, with Pharoahe Monch, 9th Wonder and Rabsody. In ...

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  13. Iggy Azalea, Talib Kweli argue over 'White Privilege'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 25 | UPI

    ... early Friday morning after Macklemore & Ryan Lewis released the song. Azalea later argued with American rapper Talib Kweli over the track and her perceived white privilege. Kweli called Azalea "insensitive" for responding to the diss but not ...

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  14. Iggy Azalea Gets Into Twitter Feud Over Macklemore's 'White Privilege II'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 25 | Switched

    Iggy Azalea got into a Twitter feud with rapper Talib Kweli Greene over Macklemore's mention of her in his new song, "White Privilege II." Macklemore's track touches on issues like the Black Lives Matter movement and being ignorant of one's privilege.

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  15. Macklemore is No Hero, and He Knows It On "White Privilege II"Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 25 | Dallas Observer

    ... privilege through a white man, but they won't listen to black people telling them their first-hand experiences." Talib Kweli, a legend to many hip-hop fans, has also defended Macklemore as "an artist who realizes his position in this culture and is ...

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  16. Iggy Azalea Feuds With Rapper Talib Kweli Over New Macklemore SongRead the original story

    Sunday Jan 24 | ETonline

    ... friendly convos and taking pictures together at events etc if those were his feelings" Brooklyn hip-hop artist Talib Kweli took issue with her reaction, tweeting, "The fact @iggyazalea thinks Macklemore song was a diss to her, instead of actually ...

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  17. Azealia Banks on 'White Privilege II': 'I Don't Need Nor Do I Want Macklemore to Speak For Me'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 23 | Billboard

    The conversation surrounding Macklemore & Ryan Lewis ' new track 'White Privilege II' is heating up thanks to reactions by Iggy Azalea , who took issue with being name-checked in the song, and Talib Kweli , who subsequently trashed her for missing the point. Now Azealia Banks is getting in on the chatter by basically saying, "Thanks but no thanks."

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  18. Talib Kweli Calls Out Iggy Azalea for Response to Macklemore's 'White Privilege II'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 23 | Billboard

    Talib Kweli was charged up on his timeline Friday following the release of Macklemore 's new single "White Privilege II" -- especially after Iggy Azalea 's response to the perceived diss track. "You've exploited and stolen the music, the moment/ The magic, the passion, the fashion, you toy with/ The culture was never yours to make better/ You're Miley, you're Elvis, you're Iggy Azalea," Macklemore spits on the track.

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  19. Iggy Azalea Continues To Tweet Herself Out of A Career f/ Talib KweliRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 23 | OhNoTheyDidnt

    Fuck Iggy Azalea. True story. I actually rooted for Iggy when she first came out.

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  20. Erykah Badu, Talib Kweli and Charles Bradley top eclectic Gasparilla Music Festival 2016 lineupRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 23 | St. Petersburg Times

    Grammy-winning R&B star Erykah Badu leads the initial 2016 Gasparilla Music Festival lineup, unveiled Friday. She tops a diverse bill that also includes hip-hop legend Talib Kweli and veteran soul and funk singer Charles Bradley.

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