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Talib Kweli's Profile

Brief about Talib Kweli: By info that we know Talib Kweli was born at 1975-10-03. And also Talib Kweli is American Musician.

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I think its man's nature to go to war and fight.

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I will never do a record without some sense of responsibility.

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I'm at a loss for words. But even my loss is amplified.

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Once you're signed to a label you compromise.

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People can be inspired the way I've been inspired by music.

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The responsibility of an artist is to be honest with themselves.

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The way I see it, if people truly love my music, they will support me in some way down the road.

Tags: Love, Music, Support

War is not civilized.

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Well if somebody's giving me a script, I'll consider it. But it's not something I'm chasing.

Tags: Consider, Giving, Somebody

You gotta eat right, you gotta have healthy habits, you know, and balance out your decadence with a healthy lifestyle during the day.

Tags: Balance, Eat, Healthy

You know, there's a lot of activism that doesn't deal with empowerment, and you have to empower yourself in order to be relevant to any type of struggle.

Tags: Order, Struggle, Yourself

You make knowledge relevant to life and you make it important for children to learn things that will really relate to things going on in their lives, and not abstract.

Tags: Children, Knowledge, Life

As far as being on a major label, some labels get it and get what they have to do, and some labels don't. I don't think the label I'm on necessarily gets it, but I think over time they're gonna have to.

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I don't think that early hip hop stood out to be a social critique. A lot of fans of mine think that hip hop's ultimate responsibility is to critique social structures.

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I not only wanted to showcase lyrical skills but also continue to drop knowledge on the hiphop community. I'm looking to elevate through my music, and through my music I educate.

Tags: Knowledge, Music, Wanted

I think all those artists are artists who are appreciated because you believe their words and you appreciate their honesty in their music. If you don't appreciate the honesty in the music, the beat can be fly as hell but you'll never give an emcee props.

Tags: Honesty, Music, Words

My fondest memories were watching the Beastie Boys get prepped to come on stage. They had a lot of antics and they play a lot of basketball... then they were giving out cameras to the crowd, and performing from the bleachers. The most important thing I learned was that you control your crowd, not the other way around.

Tags: Basketball, Control, Giving

People consider Black Star a great album, and I think it's a classic album. But the fact is, both me and Mos Def have made better albums since Black Star.

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So I think hip-hop is moving and is going to continue to move in the direction of rappers just being honest with themselves, whether you're talking about Common and Mos Def or Nas and 50 cent.

Tags: Honest, Moving, Themselves

We're in an illusion about what our role is in world politics and foreign affairs, and our policies are killing and destroying and doing a lot of things that we are not aware of.

Tags: Illusion, Politics, Role