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Talib Kweli
Let’s Get Free (Part Two)

Interview: Brendan Frederick In 2003, Jay-Z let the world know his true desire: “If skills sold, truth be told, I’d probably be, lyrically Talib Kweli.” The line seemed to legitimize the Brooklyn-bred MC in the eyes of Jay-Z fans across the ...

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Gnarls Barkley is gay

When I mentioned the other day that it's probably a good idea not to buy any more rap albums, I probably should have noted that it's an especially good idea not to buy any rap albums you don't even want. ...

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Man Allegedly Shot by Proof Dies

Keith Bender, the 35-year-old man police believe D12 member Proof shot before being killed himself, died early this morning (April 18) in a Detroit hospital. Police believe that an altercation in Detroit’s CCC Club led to Proof shooting Bender in ...

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Talib Kweli
Let’s Get Free (Part One)

You might hear fans refer to Talib Kweli as an “underground rapper,” but his career has actually been supported by a multi-national corporation for the last seven years. After making his name on New York’s famed indie label Rawkus Records ...

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The gulliest man in hip-hop

One day last year, Cassidy and his weed carrier Desmond Hawkins traveled from Philadelphia to New York to polish some of Swizz Beatz' jewelry, per the terms of Cassidy's contract with Swizz Beatz' Full Surface imprint. While Cassidy was up ...

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