Celebrity Interviews

Talib Kweli Talks Re-Releasing 'Gravitas,' Issues W/ Streaming Music, & Freestyles


Legendary rapper Talib Kweli stopped by Sway in the Morning to talk about re-introducing his album, Gravitas. Kweli went on to break down how money is lost from artists in the music business and why music streaming could hurt an artist. He also took calls from listeners. He discussed how has evolved as a lyricist and becoming a better song writer. Tracy G also got into the Celebrity Wire, which featured designer Tom Ford discussing the Jay Z song and Chris Brown having bi-polar disorder. Look to pick up Kweli’s music on his website here.

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