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“Lost Tape”-esque compilations are a revered part of Hip-Hop lure and Talib Kweli slipped in the mix late last night Train of Thought: Lost Lyrics, Rare Releases & Beautiful B-Sides Vol.1.

Talib Kweli has been blazing mics since the late 90s which leaves a lot of cutting room material out there. In other words, the Brooklyn MC’s table scraps would be a Thanksgiving dinner for the average rapper. The second Train of Thought features guest appearances from Kanye West, Common, Consequence and his favorite producer Hi-Tek, among others.

Back on the classic 2004 album, The College Dropout, Kanye West openly admitted that touring with Talib Kweli made his that much better as a MC, so the track “Wack Ni***z” makes this project worth sampling at the least.

Check out for purchase over at the Kweli Club. The tracklist and album artwork can be seen below.

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1. Space (produced by Dave West) (3:49)

2. 2000 Seasons (prod. by Hi Tek) (4:13)

3. Bright As The Stars – Black Star (prod. by Ayatollah) (4:33)

4. Wack Niggaz feat. Common, Kanye West & Consequence (prod. by Kanye West) (3:52)

5. Boomerang- featuring NIKO IS, K’Valentine & Cory Mo (prod. by Cory Mo ( 3:20)

6. Ocean Song feat. Mela Machinko (prod. by Rahki) (3:42)

7. 7:30 feat. RES (prod. by DJ Quik) (4:06)

8. Fortfied Live feat. Yasiin Bey (fka Mos Def) & Mr. Man (prod. by Hi Tek) (4:36)

9. Tryin To Breathe feat. Killer Mike (prod. by Midi Mafia) (3:41)

10. Distractions (prod. by Oh No) (3:54)

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Photo: Talib Kweli, Johnny Louis/WENN.com

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