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Talib Kweli

Talib Kweli (hip-hop artist and activist) is one of the most lyrically gifted and politically conscious rappers to emerge in the last two decades. During that time, he has worked alongside Mos Def as one-half of Black Star, partnered with producer Hi-Tek for Reflection Eternal, released landmark solo material, and collaborated with Kanye West, Pharrell Williams, Just Blaze, J Dilla, and Madlib, among many others. In 2011, Kweli founded Javotti Media, envisioned as “a platform for independent thinkers and doers.” He has collaborated with 9th Wonder on several occasions, including their jointly released 2015 album, Indie 500.