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
“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