The new album will come by way of Patreon.
The rapper also added the album has been finished for “over a year”.
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.
However, toward the end of the story, it is revealed that the producer has been working with Bey and Kweli on a new Black Star album, and that eight tracks have been recorded so far. Madlib Black Star. Following reports of a new album, Kweli said that the announcement was a surprise to him. Source: Entertainment Weekly. Subscribe to Okayplayer and enjoy the following benefits:. Robert Glasper, H. Elijah C. Photo Credit: Mr. The Alchemist Play Out? See Also Anderson.
After Madlib confirmed that the album has been completed, Talib Kweli , one half of Black Star , has stated the upcoming reunion album has officially been canceled. Flew around the globe. Paid for this out of pocket. All for the culture. But people who never made a beat, never wrote a rhyme in they life got they fingers in the pie and are being disrespectful to what me and my brothers built. Following the announcement, the Brooklyn rapper took to his podcast to state that he will be making a new solo project called Cultural Currency , which will arrive exclusively to his Patreon subscribers. I succeeded in spite of the odds because I was always able to go around the industry and connect with my fans directly. When the music industry told me no, I built an industry around myself. Working with Patreon is the next step in this evolution.