12 Facts About Talib Kweli

1. New York rapper Talib Kweli is welcoming back Yeezy with open arms.

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2. On October 1, 2012, Talib Kweli spoke at a rally at city hall to urge the NYPD police to end their stop-and-frisk policy.

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3. In 2011, Talib Kweli was featured on the soundtrack for the film Beat the World with the song "Infinite Love".

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4. In March 2008, Talib Kweli was featured on MTV's TV show Made as the coach of Colin Colt, a young man who wanted to be made into a rap star.

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5. On December 31, 2006, Talib Kweli released nine songs he recorded with underground producer Madlib for free download in conjunction with the web site for Stones Throw Records, the label to which Madlib is signed.

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6. In 2005, Talib Kweli released a mixtape-CD off of his newly formed Blacksmith Records.

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7. In 2005, Talib Kweli had appeared in an episode featuring Justin Timberlake, and Jimmy Fallon.

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8. In October 2004, Talib Kweli contributed to Zap Mama's Ancestry in Progress along with Common and Questlove to create to track "Yelling Away".

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9. For his second appearance, Talib Kweli partnered with Yasiin Bey, as Black Star, for the finale of the show's first season on April 9, 2003.

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10. In 2002, Talib Kweli released his first solo album, which was a move toward a more mainstream sound.

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11. In 2002, Talib Kweli contributed to the critically acclaimed Red Hot + Riot, a compilation CD created by the Red Hot Organization in tribute to the music and work of Nigerian musician Fela Kuti.

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12. In 2011, Talib Kweli founded his own record label, Javotti Media.

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