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Amateur Night at the Apollo, Wednesday February 9. Brooklyn native Talib Kweli is a leading light in the alternative hip-hop scene. He made his debut in 1995 with the group Mood. He later formed the super group “Black Star” with Mos Def. Together, the duo created the legendary Mos Def and Talib Kweli Are Black Star, which is still heralded as one of the greatest albums from the ‘90s.
In 2002, Kweli released his debut album entitled Quality, produced by DJ Quik and Kanye West. It featured the number one single "Get By." Talib’s latest release is the album, “Gutter Rainbows”.