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Not Really

So dig this: by now I’m sure most of you have heard or heard of Talib Kweli’s curiously far-left-of-center cut he did with Gucci Mane, “Poltergeist.” It’s not necessarily the greatest or worst song in the world, but in the ...

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Rakaa Iriscience, On My Own Now

He may have just released his debut album, but Rakaa Iriscience has been putting in work since the early ’90s. As one-third of the L.A.-based group Dilated Peoples, Rakaa, along with the crew’s resident DJ Babu and producer/MC Evidence, has ...

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The new, improved Talib Kweli

There was a time when Talib Kweli was the sober, preachy voice of reason in hip-hop, and that time was... ugh, a while ago. Kweli has since grown tired of people expecting him to be the rapper who "takes a stance ...

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