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Talib Kweli
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Birth name

Talib Kweli Greene

Born

September 3, 1975 (1975-09-03) (age 45)
Brooklyn, New York, U.S.

Genre

Hip hop

Occupation(s)

Rapper

Years active

1995-present

Label

Rawkus, Geffen, Blacksmith, Warner Bros., Javotti, EMI, Capitol

Associated acts

9th Wonder, Black Star, Curren$y, Kendrick Lamar, Lupe Fiasco, Madlib, Mood, Reflection Eternal, The Roots, Kanye West, Pharrell Williams

Talib Kweli Greene (born October 3, 1975) is an American rapper from Brooklyn, New York. Kweli first earned recognition through his work with fellow Brooklyn-bred rapper Mos Def in the duo Black Star, as they are collectively known. His debut solo album, Quality, was met with widespread critical acclaim and received some mainstream attention, mainly due to the Kanye West-produced single "Get By".

Discography[]

Studio albums[]

  • 2002: Quality
  • 2004: The Beautiful Struggle
  • 2007: Eardrum
  • 2011: Gutter Rainbows
  • 2013: Prisoner of Conscious
  • 2013: Gravitas
  • 2015: Fuck the Money
  • 2017: Radio Silence

Collaboration albums[]