List of Talib Kweli songs, ranked from best to worst by the Ranker community. All of Talib Kweli's singles are included here, but real fans know there are other awesome songs to vote on other than the radio hits. Music videos and audio videos are included next to each track name, so if you haven't heard a song you can listen to it right here on this list. Is one of your favorite Talib Kweli songs missing from this poll? Add it to the list so it has a chance to rise to the top. Songs on this list include Get By and Like That. If the order of this list bothers you, then start a revolution and fight the system by creating your own version and re-ranking it. Simply click the "Rerank List" button and you can put the songs in whatever order you like. Human Mic. Push Thru.
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Like Mos, Kweli displays an impressive range of styles and sensibilities--whether popping party lyrics on "Move Something," reflecting on the mysteries of the heart for "Love," or musing on hip-hop's death and rebirth for "Good Mourning. DJ Hi-Tek finally gets to show off his full range of production ability with a blend of hot, aggressive tracks "Blast" and relaxed groovers "Memories". As good a debut as you could ask for. Skip to main content. Buy new:. Ships from: Amazon. Sold by: TheQuickStopShop.
Kweli earned recognition early on through his collaboration with fellow Brooklyn rapper Mos Def , when they formed the group Black Star. Kweli's musical career continued with solo success including collaborations with producers and rappers Kanye West , Just Blaze , and Pharrell Williams. His most recent solo album is titled Radio Silence , released in In , Kweli founded his own record label, Javotti Media. Kweli was a student at Cheshire Academy , a boarding school in Connecticut. He was previously a student at Brooklyn Technical High School. He later studied experimental theater at New York University. Kweli made his debut in , with featured five appearances on Doom , an album by Cincinnati, Ohio group Mood. Diallo was unarmed.
As it was, however, the earnest MC became one of the most critically successful rappers of his time, which dawned in the late '90s when he rapped alongside Mos Def and DJ Hi-Tek as part of the group Black Star. Without further ado, here are Talib Kweli top 10 tracks of all time:. Talib Kweli , 9th Wonder , Rapsody. This trio of up-and-comers and their widely acclaimed self-titled album debut, Black Star, helped make Rawkus Records one of the premier underground rap outposts of the late '90s. Kweli and Hi-Tek then collaborated as a duo on Reflection Eternal , which firmly established them apart from Mos Def, who had gone solo. For a moment there, Kweli and his Rawkus associates seemed like a full-fledged movement -- a return to the sort of hip-hop associated with the so-called golden age. However, it wasn't to be. Rawkus somehow lost its momentum, and its roster sadly dispersed, leaving Kweli on his own to carry the torch. He continued his output, beginning with a proper solo debut, Quality , and though he didn't rack up towering sales numbers, he remained a critical favorite.