The Brooklyn resident and socially conscious rapper Talib Kweli is getting ready to tour in support of his upcoming fifth solo
LP “Prisoner of Conscious.” Four years in the making, “Prisoner of Conscious” is due to be released, May 7, 2013.
Kweli is a known pioneer at the forefront of the alternative, conscious hip-hop duo Blackstar with friend and musical partner Yasiin Bey (formerly Mos Def).
Collaboration on the upcoming project includes performances from a few mainstream hip-hop acts possibly promoting much needed exposure to mainstream music programming.The LP will feature Kendrick Lamar, Nelly and Busta Rhymes among many other notables.
First Single from album: