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Birth Name: Talib Kweli Greene
Born: 1974/10/03
Birth Place: Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, New York City, New York, U.S.
Years Active: 1997–present
Genres: Alternative Hip Hop

Talib Kweli Greene (born October 3, 1974), better known as Talib Kweli, is an American MC from Brooklyn, New York. His first name in Arabic means "student" or "seeker" and his middle name in Swahili means "truth". Kweli first gained recognition through Black Star, a collaboration with fellow MC Mos Def. Kweli made his underground debut in 1995, with featured appearances on "Doom", an album by Cincinnati, Ohio group Mood (Main Flow, Donte, Jahson). Shortly afterwards, upon returning to New York, he connected with Mos Def and formed Black Star. Their first and only album was 1998's “Mos Def and Talib Kweli Are Black Star.” It reached #53 on the Billboard 200 chart and #13 on the Top R&B... Continue Bio >>


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