Tag Archives: Talib Kweli

What’s going on Thursday?

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Jose James celebrating Bill Withers, The Nude Party & Insecure Men, Pop 1280, Purling Hiss/Mike Donovan, Habibi, and more Thursday show options.

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Michael Stipe, Against Me!, Amanda Palmer & more artists co-sign open letter in support of Net Neutrality

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The FCC is voting on December 14 whether or not to repeal Net Neutrality which currently prohibits internet service providers like AT&T, Comcast and Verizon from speeding up, slowing down or blocking any content, applications or websites you want to use. Nationwide protests are happening December 7.

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Five Notable Releases of the Week (11/17)

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This week’s Notable Releases include the powerful new Mavis Staples album, the posthumous Sharon Jones album, the latest Electric Wizard rager, and more.

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Patti Smith, Michael Stipe, Flea, Talib Kweli, Joan Baez, Cat Power & more played the Pathways to Paris benefit in NYC (pics, videos)

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The Carnegie Hall show saw Joan Baez covering Antony, Talib Kweli playing “Get By” with Flea while Joan Baez danced on stage, Michael Stipe covering The Velvet Underground, and the whole lineup playing Patti Smith’s “People Have the Power” together…

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Talib Kweli reveals ‘Radio Silence’ artwork, more details, & release party

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Talib Kweli’s new album is set to feature Anderson .Paak, Robert Glasper, Waka Flocka, Kaytranada, Alchemist, BJ the Chicago Kid, and more. The first single featuring Rick Ross is out now.

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Chappelle joined by Jerry Seinfeld, Black Star, Slick Rick, Chris Tucker, A$AP Ferg & more at Radio City

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The second to last night of Dave Chappelle‘s 16-show Radio City residency was last night (8/23), and it had some major surprise guests. The announced guests were Yasiin Bey (aka Mos Def) and Talib Kweli, who played some Black Star songs together…

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Dave Chappelle brought out Talib Kweli & more at House of Vans (pics)

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Chappelle’s Radio City run continues on Saturday (8/12) with Michael Che & Colin Jost (and Leslie Jones), whose new ‘Weekend Update’ summer edition premiered last night.

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Patti Smith, Michael Stipe, Cat Power & more playing “Pathway to Paris” benefit in NYC

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Patti Smith, Michael Stipe, Flea, Talib Kweli, Cat Power, Tanya Tagaq, and more will perform at the 2017 “Pathway to Paris: Concert to Fight Climate Change” which happens at NYC’s Carnegie Hall’s Stern Auditorium on November 5. That night is right before this year’s COP23, the United Nations climate change conference in Bonn, Germany….

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Chappelle adds Vince Staples, Big Boi, Ice Cube, Common, Lil Wayne & more to Radio City run

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Dave Chappelle’s 14-show Radio City residency just got even more exciting.

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Soul Rebels, Talib Kweli, Pharoahe Monch & Kirk Knight paid tribute to Prodigy in Prospect Park (pics, videos)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Watch The Soul Rebels and friends hold a moment of noise for prodigy and then play “Keep It Thoro” and “Shook Ones.”

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Soul Rebels playing Prodigy tribute with Talib Kweli, Pharoahe Monch, Krik Knight

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

In the wake of Prodigy‘s untimely death, Prodigy collaborators The Soul Rebels have turned their free BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival show in Prospect Park this Saturday (6/24) into a Prodigy tribute…

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El-P, Danny Brown, Biz Markie, Lil Wayne, Flying Lotus, more pay tribute to Prodigy

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Also: A$AP Rocky, A$AP Ferg, Talib Kweli, Q-Tip, DJ Premier, Aesop Rock, Questlove, Pro Era, Vince Staples, and more pay tribute to the late hip hop legend…

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Tonight’s Concert Picks: Talib Kweli at The Foundry, Petal at Everybody Hits, Levee Drivers at Johnny Brenda’s and more…

Source: The Key (WXPN)

Tonight’s Concert Picks: Talib Kweli at The Foundry, Petal at Everybody Hits, Levee Drivers at Johnny Brenda’s and more…

Talib Kweli| Photo by Joe del Tufo | Moonloop Photography

Rapper Talib Kweli headlines at The Foundry tonight. He’s fresh off the April release of The Seven, a collab EP with Styles P, of which you can hear the single “Last Ones” below. Vikter Duplaix will also perform. For more information on the all ages show, visit the XPN Concert Calendar.

Scranton’s own Kiley Lotz and her band Petal joins Slingshot Dakota, Harmony Woods and Grayling at Everybody Hits tonight on the bands’ Parks & Rec-inspired Lil’ Sebas-tour (RIP Lil’ Sebastian). Petal’s tremendous debut LP Shame will celebrate its two year ...

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Moogfest 2017: Day 1 & 2 in pics (Michael Stipe, 808 State, Animal Collective, more)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The 2017 edition of Moogfest happened in Durham, NC over the weekend, bringing a wide array of electronics-friendly music, talks, workshops and special events over the course of its four days.

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Bushwick Collective Block Party 2017 lineup (Busta Rhymes, Cam’ron & more)

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The free 2017 Bushwick Collective Block Party has free face painting for kids, graffiti and street art, food trucks, a Modelo beer garden, and live music with a lineup that’s heavy on veteran New York rappers.

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Celebrate Brooklyn at Prospect Park 2017 free shows (Yeasayer, Andrew Bird, Whitney, Amadou & Mariam, more)

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This year’s free BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival shows in Prospect Park also include Youssou N’Dour, Polica, Cymbals Eat Guitars, Weyes Blood, Moses Sumney, Esperanza Spalding, Lisa Loeb, The Soul Rebels with Talib Kweli, and more.

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Biggie died 20 years ago today; Brooklyn Nets, Puff Daddy & more pay tribute

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The Nets are doing a big tribute when they play the Knicks this Sunday at Barclays Center, which currently has a Biggie pop-up shop. Faith Evans, Jadakiss, Nas, and more also paid tribute today…

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SXSW reveals final 2017 lineup additions ++ Joe Biden speaking on cancer solutions

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

They saved some of the best for last: Ryan Adams, The Black Angels, Hamilton Leithauser, Gary Clark Jr, Cheetah Chrome, …And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Dead Kevin Morby, !!! (chk chk chk), Lift to Experience, Lil Yachty, Neko Case, Talib Kweli, Sleigh Bells, Tokyo Police Club, 9th Wonder, Youth Code, Pharmakon, Denzel Curry and more.

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Lauryn Hill, Travis Scott, Atmosphere, Gucci Mane, TI, DRAM, Dr Octagon & more playing Rhymesayers’ fest

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The venerable underground rap label Rhymesayers have been throwing the Soundset Festival (with Rose Presents) in their home city of Minneapolis for a decade now. The 10th annual edition of the fest happens Sunday, May 28…

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Just Announced: Local hip-hop crew Hardwork Movement to open for Talib Kweli at the TLA

Source: The Key (WXPN)

Just Announced: Local hip-hop crew Hardwork Movement to open for Talib Kweli at the TLA

Hardwork Movement | photo by John Vettese for WXPN

Hardwork Movement, one of the only artists to give The World Is… a run for the most players packed on a small Philadelphia stage, jusr announced some exciting news. The 9-piece hip-hop collaborative will be opening for Talib Kweli at his February 9th show at the TLA.

The soulful group (who also announced their punched ticket to Firefly Festival earlier this week) are continuing the trajectory upwards, and their progressive rap will be a fantastic addition to the already stacked show with Styles P, K’Valentine, and Reef the Lost Cauze. Tickets/more ...

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