Talib Kweli jumps on Chris Brown’s latest single and adds his lyrics.
Friday April 19th marks the three-year anniversary of the passing of Guru and this track is dedicated to his memory and a celebration of his life, legacy and all of the vast accomplishments and great music he and DJ Premier gave us. “G.U.R.U.” also serves as the lead-single from Marco Polo’s forthcoming LP, PA2: The Director’s Cut, which will be released in July 2013 on SoulSpazm Records.
Talib Kweli’s upcoming album ‘Prisoner Of Conscious’ drops May 7th and today we get a look at the tracklist. Features include Kendrick Lamar, Busta Rhymes, Curren$y, Nelly, Melanie Fiona, Marsha Ambrosius and more. Production is handled by RZA, Harry Fraud, Sean C & LV, J. Cole and more. Check out the tracklist after the jump. (more…)
After closing out the Dickies x Karmaloop Showcase at SXSW 2013, Talib Kweli and LilInternet get deep on the skewed morality of hip hop, his opinion on rugged youngsters rapping about the streets (Chief Keef, Lil’ Poopie) and past jobs he’s had.