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Talib Kweli

Talib Kweli
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£19.50- 25.00 + BF

Soundcrash presents
TALIB KWELI

14+ (Under 16s with an adult)

Talib Kweli is back in London this November to play one of the biggest Hip-Hop shows of the year!

Forming the incredibly well respected Blackstar in the late 90�s with the almighty Mos Def they released their seminal, album, �Mos Def and Talib Kweli are Black Star� in 1998. The huge success of this album confirmed Kweli�s place amongst the greats of hip hop. Alongside his work with Mos Def, his solo career has been incredibly successful. Releasing his critically acclaimed debut solo album �Quality� in 2002 on Rawkus Records Kweli was catapulted to musical fame. The album featured a young and unknown rapper who now goes by the name, Kanye West. Talib is an highly talented lyricist who has been consistently releasing thought-provoking and inspirational albums, as well as collaborations over the last 2 decades.

Alongside touring the world, managing own label �Blacksmith Records� and being a strong social activist, Kweli is still writing and creating music that his fans can connect and relate to.! Expect to hear a mixture of old classics and new music at this exciting performance!

�Her return could not have come at a better time. In a world full of musical fads and gimmicks, it�s refreshingly pleasant to hear...such depth and substance.� �MTV�
Come and join us for a special rare performance from one of the greats, this will be a night to remember!
�Holds up as one of the genre�s greatest triumphs� FACT

�Talib Kweli is an artist who often embeds his rhymes with positive social and political messages� Crack Magazine

"a highly intelligent and searching examination of black culture, harking back to the classic era of rap epitomized by Public Enemy and KRS-One� Encyclopedia of Popular Music

�He definitely knows how to win the crowd over and it was a truly outstanding performance - he will be a legend that lives forever� Skiddle

�Kweli commands attention by delivering top-tier lyricism, crafting captivating stories and showing the ability to rhyme over virtually any type of instrumental� Ndigo Blog