Prisoner Of Conscious

Talib Kweli releases the video for “Human Mic” off of his latest album, Prisoner Of Conscious.

The residual effects of the Trayvon Martin murder trial verdict have yet to fully materialize, but the early stages have inspired peaceful protests, petitions, and songs from various artists. You can officially add prolific wordsmith, Talib Kweli, to that bunch after last night’s performance The Tonight Show with Jay Leno.

While Hip-Hop sheep are worried about popping Mollys and making “turn up” music, Talib Kweli holds steady delivering tunes with depth. The Brooklyn rapper drops a video for “Hamster Wheel” off his latest album, Prisoner Of Conscious.

While you were debating the merits of Yeezus or Born Sinner, you might have forgotten that Talib Kweli finally dropped his long anticipated new album, Prisoner Of Conscious, back in May. The Brooklyn lyricist was recently profiled on CNN, where he discussed his career’s trajectory, noting that being successful in Hip-Hop isn’t always dependent on […]

Talib Kweli is gearing up to release his fifth studio album Prisoner Of Conscious May 7, but gave listeners a early preview of the project via Billboard’s The Juice.

Talib Kweli and Busta Rhymes on a jam produced by RZA? Please let that marinate for a second, because that’s the scenario on the Reflection Eternal MC’s latest Prisoner of Conscious drop.

It’s a wonder that it took a rapper this long to jump on Chris Brown’s groove “Fine China.” What’s even more surprising is that Talib Kweli was the first to take the track to task. Nevertheless, the Brooklyn MC drops another damned good verse dedicated to the ladies over Brown’s melodious ode to Michael Jackson.

Despite receiving heat from the Hip-Hop feminists massive after taking Rick Ross to task, Talib Kweli drops a new joint squarely aimed at the ladies. “Come Here,” featuring Miguel, is from the the Brooklyn MC’s forthcoming Prisoner Of Conscious album. 

Talib Kweli has been experimenting sound wise as of late, and his latest track “Upper Echelon” continues that trend. Here, he defers from his patented soulful sound in favor of a synth-heavy beat.

Talib Kweli‘s Prisoner of Conscious featured a gem in the Curren$y and Kendrick Lamar-assisted jam, “Push Thru.” Each MC effectively shared their take on overcoming struggle, but the soundscape was devoid of the grit and grime often featured on tracks containing this topic matter. That changes with this remix courtesy of beatsmith Marco Polo, who put […]

 Talib Kweli blesses up with a pair of new records from his forthcoming Prisoner Of Conscious album. “Art Imitates Life” features Black Thought and Rah Digga while “One Two” features Jae Millz and Oh No.

Talib Kweli is making sure his forthcoming album, Prisoner Of Conscious, doesn’t get the Detox treatment. The Brooklyn MC’s new project will be dropping in April but those hoping for a new Black Star LP probably shouldn’t hold their breath.