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Talib Kweli x Angie Martinez Interview

Lenny Kravitz, Grace Jones, Lauryn Hill, Lion Babe, Thundercat, SZA & More Rock The Afropunk Festival 2015 in Brooklyn, NY.

Talib Kweli stopped by Hot97 to chat with Angie Martinez about his latest LP Prisoner Of Conscious, his very public commentary about the Rick Ross controversy and his side-job as a DJ - an experience that he says informs his music. Angie Martinez expresses her love for Kweli and her surprise at seeing him out rocking a party. He reveals that he has been rocking behind the turntables for a minute. He also explains the mutual respect he and Rick Ross share. He feels in some cases his comments on the controversial situation spurred by Ross' lyrics were misconstrued, but they ultimately came from a place of love. Switching gears a bit, Kweli breaks down the artwork and packaging for his LP, which was designed by Jeff Staple. Check the interview below. Purchase Talib Kweli's Prisoner Of Conscious via iTunes.