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Alive at Five Lineup Features State Champs, Spafford, Lita Ford, Talib Kweli and more

Albany’s Alive at Five Summer Concert Series has announced the 2022 summer lineup, with a wide variety of musicians playing at Jennings Landing. Alive at Five is Albany’s signature free concert series, with eight weeks showcasing various artists, from big names to up-and-coming acts, and artists from the area. The summer concert series started in 1990 with a performance by legendary folk artist Richie Havens and has since grown into a staple of the Capital Region. The shows will be every Thursday from 4:30-8 P.M.
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Talib Kweli Explains The Process Of Making ‘No Fear Of Time’ & Why The Album Dropped As A Luminary Exclusive

For the 150th episode of People’s Party with Talib Kweli, Kweli found himself in the guest chair for a special episode hosted by poet and friend Jessica Care Moore and co-hosted by Jasmin Leigh. The trio discussed everything from Kweli’s formative early Brooklyn years to his decades-spanning discography to the journey of making the new Black Star album No Fear of Time.

Official Trailer Reveal: “Mixtape Trilogy: Stories of the Power of Music” featuring Talib Kweli, Indigo Girls and composer/pianist Vijay Iyer

May 18, 2022 – Los Angeles, CA – The official trailer for Mixtape Trilogy: Stories of the Power of Music is out now, featuring Talib Kweli, Indigo Girls and composer/pianist Vijay Iyer. The film has been selected as the closing night film at the Richmond International Film Festival June 12, with additional festivals to be announced.

Black Star’s Talib Kweli Joins Line-up for WYSO Benefit

WYSO, community-owned public radio station serving Southwest Ohio is honored to be a part of benefit concert bringing unique musical performances to the Dayton area Friday, July 22nd at 7pm!.  . Local venue, The Brightside will host national artists including Talib Kweli, Cloud Nothings, local DJ Fatty Lumpkin and Brooklyn-based indie...

Talib Kweli on Black Star's return: 'We stand tall on the shoulders of our ancestors'

Talib Kweli of the rap duo Black Star, photographed performing in New York City on July 22, 2017. Cover art for Black Star's No Fear of Time. The first Black Star album was released in Sept. 1998 to critical acclaim, immediately launching the solo careers for the duo of Talib Kweli and Yasiin Bey, formerly known as Mos Def. The pair of New Yorkers became two of the most noteworthy voices in what's sometimes called "conscious" rap.