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How One Rap Clique in the ’90s Remade the Whole Culture in Its Image
The Soulquarians themselves may have receded, but the example they set inspires today’s best artists.
Talib Kweli Is Still Dedicated to Conscious Rap, But Where Does He Fit In?
What still remains is a hustle to be heard.
the great rap way
Talib Kweli Analyzes
The rap vet technically assesses songs from Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Broadway phenomenon
and speaks to the intersection of hip-hop and musical theater.
Amy Schumer and Talib Kweli Come Together to Form a Powerful Comedy-Rap Vortex
The city? Chicago. The song? Kanye’s “Get Em High.”
Talib Kweli: Lauryn Hill Doesn’t Owe You Anything
“She is not an iPod nor is she a trained monkey.”
Talib Kweli Will Speak at Length About
The Big Lebowski
As in, he’ll do an interview exclusively about the film.
Watch Talib Kweli’s Video for ‘Push Thru,’ Featuring Kendrick Lamar and Curren$y
Boff, marry, kill: N’Orleand, NYC, SoCal.
Listen to a New Talib Kweli Song, ‘Push Thru’
Respect your elders!
Watch Talib Kweli’s Performance at Occupy Wall Street
He made an appearance last night.
Industry Roundup: Ben Stiller and Noah Baumbach
Plus: Clay and Ruben to tour together!
Why Rappers Love Sade
Rappers love Sade.
See David Banner Swing From the Rafters at Big Rap Show
Banner hung from the rails of the balcony, looming 40 feet above the crowd, but thankfully did not attempt to reenact the finale of Pearl Jam’s “Evenflow” video.
Ice Cube Not Sorry for Acting Like Anus
Plus: New music from Mates of State and Talib Kweli!
Bob Dylan and Jack White Collaborate on Most Crotchety MP3 of All Time
Music from George Clinton and the Simpsons!
The Next Stage in David Hasselhoff’s Career Resurrection Has Begun
Plus industry news on Robert Redford, Martin Scorsese, and Snoop Dogg.
Ladies Love Cool … Cornel?
Plus Justin Timberlake, Eve, and Zach Condon!
Against All Odds, Will.i.am Produces Decent Record
Mars Investigations Closed for Good?