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Rapper Talib Kweli At The Warehouse

Rapper Talib Kweli At The Warehouse

Rapper Talib Kweli has been an outspoken activist focusing on police brutality since 2000. In recent years, Kweli has shown support for the Occupy Wall Street and Black Lives Matter protesters.

Last year, Kweli released a free album, which isn't so rare these days, but his comments to Bill Maher — about how it is artists' responsibility to change the business model of the music industry — were noteworthy. Also last year, Kweli released a collection of rarities and B sides featuring Killer Mike and others. Kweli dives in deep to conspiracy theories, history, and power structures, urging listeners to pay closer attention to the injustices right before their eyes rather...