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People's Party with Talib Kweli

People’s Party is a weekly interview show hosted by hip-hop legend Talib Kweli. The show features big-name guests exploring hip-hop, culture, and politics.

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Arrested Development On The Impact Of 'Tennessee,' 'People Everyday,' And The Group As A Response To Gangsta Rap
In this episode of People's Party, Talib Kweli sits down with the famed group Arrested Development to discuss the impact of their hit songs "Tennessee" and "People Everyday," religion and spirituality, and the group as a response to gangsta rap. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
95:36 12/18/23
Masta Killa On Making '36 Chambers,' 'Triumph,' 5%, ODB, ‘Chessboxin' & Boot Camp Clik
In this new episode of People's Party, Talib Kweli sits down with Masta Killa of the Wu-Tang Clan to discuss making "36 Chambers," the impact of "Triumph," remembering ODB, and much, much more. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
48:14 12/11/23
The Luniz On “I Got 5 On It,” Making “operation stackola,” Pimping In Oakland, Strip Clubs, And More
In this episode of People's Party, Talib Kweli sits down with The Luniz to discuss how their timeless hit "I Got 5 On It" got made, "operation stackola," Oakland life, and much more. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
63:52 12/4/23
U-God On Wu-Tang’s Origins, Making ’36 Chambers,’ ODB Memories, Method Man, RZA
In this episode of People's Party, Talib Kweli sits down with U-God of the Wu-Tang Clan to discuss the formation of the group and making "36 Chambers," RZA's genius, Method Man's talent, memories of ODB, and much more. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
57:13 11/27/23
Tiffany Dena Loftin On Black-Palestinian Solidarity, Student Loan Forgiveness, And Fighting Against The Death Penalty
In this episode of People's Party, Talib Kweli sits down with Tiffany Dena Loftin to Black-Palestinian solidarity, student loan forgiveness, and fighting against the death penalty. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
58:11 11/20/23
NORE Talks 'Drink Champs,' Rapping On Pharrell Beats, Kanye, Dave Chappelle, & More
In this episode of People's Party filmed live in Miami, Talib Kweli sits down with NORE to discuss all things Drink Champs, rapping on Pharrell beats, Lil Kim/Foxy beef, and much more.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
169:31 11/13/23
FULL: Tash From Tha Alkaholiks On Bow Wow Using His Rhymes, Working With Pharrell, King Tee, & More
In this episode of People's Party, Talib Kweli sits down with Tash from Tha Alkaholiks to discuss working with Pharrell, Bow Wow performing Tash's rhymes, King Tee, and much more. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
57:26 11/6/23
FULL: Lil’ Cease On Biggie’s Leadership, East-West Beef, Source Awards, & Reconciling With Lil’ Kim
In this episode of People's Party, filmed live from Miami, Talib Kweli sits down with Lil' Cease of Junior M.A.F.I.A. fame to discuss Biggie, coastal beefs, Lil' Kim, and more. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
82:08 10/30/23
FULL: Steffanie Christi'an And Jessica Care Moore On Forming “We Are Scorpio,” Women Who Rock, Female Rappers, And The Power Of Art
In this episode of People's Party, filmed live from the birthplace of Hip-Hop -- 1520 Sedgwick Avenue in the Bronx -- Talib Kweli sits down with Steffanie Christi'an And Jessica Care Moore to discuss their forming of "We Are Scorpio, female rappers, the power of art, and more.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
37:32 10/16/23
FULL: Yusef Salaam Of The Exonerated Five On Being Threatened By Trump, Being At Rikers With NORE And More
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48:44 10/9/23
FULL: Grandmaster Caz Talks Jay-Z, “Rapper’s Delight,” The First Rap Battles, Cold Crush, And More
In this episode of People's Party, filmed live from the birthplace of Hip-Hop -- 1520 Sedgwick Avenue in the Bronx -- Talib Kweli sits down with the legendary Grandmaster Caz to talk Hip-Hop 50, Jay-Z, "Rapper's Delight," the first rap battles, Cold Crush, and much more. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
26:45 10/2/23
FULL: Affion Crockett Does A Jay-Z Impression, Gives Kweli A Social Media Intervention, And More
In this episode of "People's Party with Talib Kweli" filmed live at the Blue Note Jazz Festival in Napa Valley, Kweli sits down with Affion Crocket to receive a social media intervention, witness Affion's Jay-Z impersonation, and more.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
33:06 9/25/23
FULL: Ari Melber On Jay Z’s Genius, Quoting Rap, Facing Bigots & The Rise Of Antisemitism
In this episode of "People's Party with Talib Kweli" filmed live at the Blue Note Jazz Festival in Napa Valley, Kweli sits down with attorney, journalist, and host of MSNBC's "The Beat" -- Ari Melber -- to dive deep on Jay-Z's genius, discuss quoting rap, and talk about the platforming bigots and the rise of antisemitism.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
51:46 9/18/23
FULL: George Clinton On Parliament-Funkadelic, Influencing Rappers, Writing Music On Acid, And More
In this episode of "People's Party with Talib Kweli" filmed live at the Blue Note Jazz Festival in Napa Valley, Kweli sits down with Parliament Funkadelic icon George Clinton to discuss the development of his style, his influence on rap, writing music on acid, fighting for royalties, the history of "(Not Just) Knee Deep," and so much more. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
40:57 9/11/23
FULL: Robert Glasper On Spotify Money, Chris Brown Beef, Pandemic Music, “Jazz Is Dead”
In this episode of "People's Party with Talib Kweli" filmed live at the Blue Note Jazz Festival in Napa Valley, Kweli sits down with legendary Grammy award-winning musician Robert Glasper to discuss Spotify money, working with rappers, modern jazz, and his Chris Brown beef. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
39:28 9/4/23
FULL EPISODE: De La Soul Talk Fighting For Their Catalog, Making "Stakes Is High," Native Tongues & Losing David Jolicoeur
In this episode of "People's Party with Talib Kweli" filmed live at the Blue Note Jazz Festival in Napa Valley, De La Soul talk about early days, the story behind Native Tongues, the reaction to "De La Soul Is Dead," the process behind making "Stakes Is High," why they had to fight for control of their catalog, and losing David Jolicoeur. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
47:53 8/28/23
FULL EPISODE: Buckshot On The Foundation Of Duck Down, Working With Tupac, & Forming Boot Camp Clik
In this episode of "People's Party With Talib Kweli," filmed live at the Blue Note Jazz Club in NYC, Kweli sits down with Buckshot. The two discuss working Q-Tip's influence on Buck's jazzy style, the formation of Duck Down Records, and truth vs fiction when it comes to Tupac and Biggie. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
72:35 8/21/23
FULL EPISODE: Styles P Talks "Free The Lox," DMX, Making '24 Hours To Live,' & Being Locked Up And Famous
In this episode of "People's Party With Talib Kweli," filmed live at the Blue Note Jazz Club in NYC, Kweli sits down with hip-hop legend and member of The Lox, Styles P. The two discuss working with DMX early on, making "24 Hours To Live," the impact of "I'm Black," and what it's like being locked up while famous.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
61:08 8/14/23
FULL EPISODE: Large Professor Talks Working On ‘Illmatic’ With Nas, Producing For Rakim, Kool G Rap, & His Own Legacy
In this episode of "People's Party With Talib Kweli," filmed live at the Blue Note Jazz Club in NYC, Kweli sits down with legendary producer Large Professor to discuss the working with Nas, Rakim & Eric B, and his own legacy in hip-hop. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
65:32 8/7/23
FULL EPISODE: Mobb Deep's Havoc Talks Prodigy, The Impact Of "Shook Ones," Being A Producer And A Lyricist, & More
In this episode of "People's Party With Talib Kweli," filmed live at the Blue Note Jazz Club in NYC, Kweli sits down with Havoc from the legendary Mobb Deep. The two discuss the impact of "Shook Ones" and producing for hip-hop's most influential artists.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
57:20 7/31/23
FULL EPISODE: The LOX's Sheek Louch Shares Unfiltered Stories Of DMX, Biggie, Diddy, Jadakiss, and Styles P
In this episode of "People's Party With Talib Kweli," filmed live at the Blue Note Jazz Club in NYC, Kweli sits down with Sheek Louch from the legendary LOX. The two discuss Biggie, Puffy, Suge, MJB, and so much more.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
52:15 7/24/23
FULL EPISODE: Jim Jones on Dipset, Roc-A-Fella, Fred The Godson, & His Newfound Focus On Music
In this episode of "People's Party With Talib Kweli" filmed at the Blue Note, Kweli sits down with legendary rapper and Diplomats group member, Jim Jones.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
48:38 7/17/23
Black Thought Opens Up About The Roots, His Famous Cypher, Malik B., & Fallon | PEOPLE’S PARTY LIVE
In this episode of "People's Party With Talib Kweli," Kweli sits down with rapper, singer, actor, author and lead emcee of the legendary Philadelphia-based hip hop collective The Roots: BLACK THOUGHT"  See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
52:46 7/10/23
After These Messages - Single (Talib Kweli and Madlib)
Check out this single from my new album Liberation 2, available now, only on Luminary. https://luminary.link/liberation2 Ft. Amani Fela (Talib Kweli Greene, Otis Jackson, Jr., Amani Fela Greene, Homer Banks, Carl Hampton, Raymond Jackson) Produced by Madlib. Recorded and mixed by Federico "c sik'' Lopez. Pen Skills Music (BMI) Songs of Windswept Pacific (BMI) all rights administered by BMG Rights Management (US) LLC, Loop Digga Publishing (BMI) administered by Sony/ATV Songs LLC. AMANIAINTHERE ASCAP 6845284. Samples a portion of “I'm Trying to Sing A Message To You"' By Luther Ingram, published by Irving c/o UMPG / Malaco. Sample Clearances by DMG Clearances, Inc. A&R Administration by Donna Dragotta See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
03:36 3/2/23
Bob Saget Talks About Full House’s Legacy, The Olson Twins, Being Mentored By Rodney Dangerfield, Cancel Culture, And More
Bob Saget. You might know him as America’s dad. We know him as a bold, hilarious, often-profane comic—loved by his peers and committed to his craft.   In this episode, Saget talks about the irony of being mentored by Rodney Dangerfield then becoming “America’s Dad” on Full House, getting pigeonholed in his career, fighting cancel culture, hanging with John Mayer, and so much more.   This is a deep dive into a 90s icon, one of the funniest, most self-effacing comics working, and a huge rap fan. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
12:55 9/13/21
Narcy Talks Islam In Hip Hop, 'Hamdulillah', Malcolm X, Wu-Tang
In this episode of 'People's Party,' Talib Kweli and Jasmin Leigh sit down with rapper, author, actor, activist, filmmaker and college professor -- NARCY The topics covered in this deeply profound and insightful discussion include the culture shock that Narcy experienced with his move from Dubai to Montreal, Canada at age 5. They also go on to talk about Narcy directing some of Talib's music videos, the racism that Narcy had to endure during the first Iraq war as well as following the 911 attacks. They touch on the influence of Malcolm X, dangers of the 'deep fake' era, the famous 13th century Muslim poet Rumi, internet becoming a basic human need, Narcy's album 'SpaceTime', the effectiveness of comedy in hip hop, Narcy's song 'Hamdulillah', Narcy's book 'Text Messages: or How I Found Myself Time Traveling', Narcy teaching as a hip hop professor at Concordia, how deeply he has been influenced by the Wu-Tang Clan, and much more. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
86:47 10/19/20
Melina Abdullah Talks Black Lives Matter, Defunding Police, And Voting
In this episode of 'People's Party,' Talib Kweli and Jasmin Leigh sit down with co-founder of the Los Angeles chapter of Black Lives Matter and professor of Pan-African Studies at California State University, Los Angeles -- Melina Abdullah The deeply insightful conversation begins with Melina, Jasmin, and Talib discussing her Ted Talk 'Resistance as the New Normal' speech. They also reflect on the story of MarShawn McCarrel, expand on the racial wealth gap in America and how to correct it, as well as the stock market and how it perpetuates systematic racism. They explore Melina's upbringing in East Oakland and that community's rich legacy of protesting, as well as discuss the meaning of 'Pan-Africanism'. Melina responds to those accusing her of being a Marxist, they talk about the liberal debate of class vs. race discrimination, and Melina illustrates how shows like 'Good Trouble' that she has appeared in have been so important to the cause, picking up where mainstream media has failed. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
101:13 10/12/20
Orlando Jones Talks 'American Gods' Firing, MADtv, 7UP, Activism
In this episode of People's Party, Talib Kweli and Jasmin Leigh sit down with actor, comedian, writer, producer and activist Orlando Jones. This interview highlights some great moments in the career of a guy that defines versatility in Hollywood. Topics include his 'Homeboy's Productions' Ad company he created while he was in college, he gives his take on diversity in 'Star Wars', and speaks on gaining commercial appeal as the 7UP spokesman. He also talks about his work on the comedy sketch show 'MADtv' and explains why he decided to leave, he talks about becoming friends with Mike Judge and getting a role in the cult classic 'Office Space', his role in Biker Boyz, as well as his role as Dr. James Lee in 'DrumLine'. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
66:36 10/5/20
Capone Talks Noreaga, Biggie, Hot97 Shootout, Dogg Pound Beef
In this episode of People's Party, Talib Kweli and Jasmin Leigh sit down with rapper/writer, as well as one of Queensbridge's finest - CAPONE. Naturally this interview begins with Capone breaking down the elements that turned Queens into such an epicenter for hip hop excellence. Capone goes into how he met Noreaga in '92 while incarcerated, the two finding kinship through their shared hometown of Queensbridge and love of basketball. He also tells about his meeting the Central Park 5 while locked up, how he became close friends with Big L, as well as the lasting Influence and legacy of Tragedy aka Intelligent Hoodlum and what he meant to the success of C-N-N. Capone speaks on Noreaga's gift of slang, he reflects on Biggie wanting to recruit him into the Junior M.A.F.I.A. collective, he talks about his struggle with leaving the street life behind him after achieving success, and they discuss things surrounding his and Noreaga's record 'LA, LA', in response to Dogg Pound's 'New York, New York'. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
93:33 9/28/20
Royce da 5'9" Talks Eminem, Sobriety, Slaughterhouse, DJ Premier
In this episode of People's Party, Talib Kweli and Jasmin Leigh sit down with rapper, songwriter, producer, and one of your favorite emcee's favorite emcees -- ROYCE DA 5'9". The deep level of mutual respect is clear as Talib opens up by telling Royce how much his work has impacted him and his own evolution as an lyricist. Then show kicks off with talk about the history of Detroit hip hop and the infamous Hip Hop Shop. They go on to discuss and dissect Royce's song 'Tabernacle', Royce's path to sobriety, where he speaks to if he feels he's become a better artist because of it. Royce also talks about his longtime friendship with his manager Kino, he answers the question of if he regrets not signing on with Dr. Dre's Aftermath Records. They discuss Royce's long-time friendship with Eminem, and he's asked if there's anything he hasn't shared about Em, and if he thinks it's true that their styles mirror each other, he shares how he feels about the old tapes of Em disrespecting black women, they discuss Em owning up to white privilege and Royce answers to why he felt the need to speak out against Lord Jamar and his public criticism of Em's relevance to the culture. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
75:29 9/21/20

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