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    Tue, 05 Feb 2013 16:19:35

    Talib Kweli to Release "Prisoner of Conscious" on April 23 - He is also touring

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    It took a while, but he's done!

    Hip-hop luminary Talib Kweli of Black Star will release his fifth solo studio album Prisoner of Conscious on April 23, 2013 via Javotti Media/Capitol/EMI. The album, four years in the making, boasts a slew of guest features from Busta Rhymes, Curren$y, Kendrick Lamar, Melanie Fiona, Marsha Ambrosius, Miguel, Nelly, Ryan Leslie, Seu Jorge and more.

    Tour Dates:

    Feb 8th Grand Rapids, MI @ The Pyramid Scheme
    Feb 9th Detroit, MI @ 2nd Annual Dilla Day Tribute Concert at The Fillmore
    Feb 17th Las Vegas, NV @ Bank Nightclub at The Bellagio
    Feb 22nd Lawrence, KS @ The Granada
    Feb 23rd Denver, CO @ The Summit
    Feb 24th Albuquerque, NM @ Sunshine Theatre
    Feb 26th Boston, MA @ The Middle East
    Feb 27th Providence, RI @ Fete
    Feb 28th Portland, ME @ Port City Music Hall
    March 1st Chicago, IL @ The Shrine
    March 16th Austin, TX @ SXSW
    March 7th New York, NY @ The Music of Prince – Carnegie Hall
    March 17th Brooklyn, NY @ Brooklyn Bowl
    March 18th Brooklyn, NY @ Brooklyn Bowl
    March 29th Montreal, Canada @ Club Soda
    March 30th San Bernardino, CA @ Paid Dues Festival
    March 31st Vancouver, Canada @ Bar None
    April 1st Seattle, WA @ The Crocodile
    April 2nd Portland, OR @ Hawthorne Theatre
    April 3rd Arcata, CA @ Arcata Theater
    April 4th San Francisco, CA @ Club DNA
    April 5th Los Angeles, CA @ The Key Club
    April 6th Tempe, AZ @ Club Red
    April 7th Santa Ana, CA @ Yost Theater
    April 13th Chicago, IL @ Double Door

    Track Listing:

    1. Intro
    2. Human Mic
    3. Turnt Up
    4. Come Here ft. Miguel
    5. High Life ft. Rubix and Bajah
    6. Ready Set Go ft. Melanie Fiona
    7. Hold It Now
    8. The Color of You
    9. Push Thru ft. Curren$y, Kendrick Lamar and Glen "Grey" Reynolds
    10. Hamster Wheel
    11. Delicate Flowers
    12. Rocket Ships ft. Busta Rhymes
    13. Before He Walked ft. Nelly and Abby Dobson
    14. Upper Echelon
    15. Favela Love ft. Seu Jorge
    16. Only Gets Better ft. Marsha Ambrosius
    17. Outstanding ft. Ryan Leslie (bonus track)

    Are you stoked about Talib Kweli's new album?

    —Maggie Pannacione
    02.05.13



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    Tags: Talib Kweli, Black Star, Busta Rhymes, Curren$y, Kendrick Lamar, Melanie Fiona, Marsha Ambrosius, Miguel, Nelly, Ryan Leslie, Seu Jorge, Rubix, Bajah

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