Talib Kweli

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“Talib Kweli” is the performing artist alias for Talib Kweli Greene. Please do not change the sort name to “Kweli, Talib”.

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Talib Kweli Greene (born October 3, 1975) is an American hip hop recording artist, entrepreneur, and social activist. He is the son of professional educators. In 2011, Kweli founded Javotti Media, which is self-defined as "a platform for independent thinkers and doers". Kweli earned recognition early on through his work with fellow Brooklyn artist, Yasiin Bey, formerly known as Mos Def, when they formed the group Black Star. Kweli's career continued with solo success including collaborations with famed producers Kanye West, Just Blaze, and Pharrell Williams. Kweli is known to support artists on the rise, such as J. Cole, Jay Electronica, Kendrick Lamar, and NIKO IS.

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Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2002 Quality Talib Kweli 3.5 3
2004 The Beautiful Struggle Talib Kweli 5 4
2006 Liberation Talib Kweli & Madlib 2
2007 Eardrum Talib Kweli 4.5 4
2011 Gutter Rainbows Talib Kweli 5 5
2013 Prisoner of Conscious Talib Kweli 5 1
2014 Gravitas Talib Kweli 1
2015 Fuck the Money Talib Kweli 1
2015 Indie 500 Talib Kweli & 9th Wonder 2

Album + Compilation

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2006 Blacksmith the Movement Talib Kweli 1
2007 Focus Talib Kweli 1
2007 Get Familiar Talib Kweli 1
2015 Train of Thought: Lost Lyrics, Rare Releases & Beautiful B-Sides, Vol. 1 Talib Kweli 1

Album + Mixtape/Street

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2004 The Beautiful Mix CD Talib Kweli 1
2008 The MCEO Mixtape Talib Kweli 1
2010 Early Mourning Signs Talib Kweli 1
2012 We Run This, Volume 7 Talib Kweli 1


Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2003 Get By Talib Kweli 1
2010 Chain Heavy Kanye West feat. Talib Kweli & Consequence 1
2013 Art Imitates Life Talib Kweli 1

Single + Remix

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2014 Around the Block, PL Remix Contest Choice Cuts Pretty Lights feat. Talib Kweli 1


Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2000 5th Power Presents: Talib Kweli featuring Million Talib Kweli 1
2009 Lock S**t Down Chali 2na feat. Talib Kweli 1

Other + Mixtape/Street

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2006 Brooklyn Tennessee Wally Sparks + Talib Kweli 1
2012 Attack the Block Talib Kweli 1


Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2005 Right About Now: The Official Sucka Free Mix CD Talib Kweli 2

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