LISTEN: Talib Kweli – Distractions

Written by J.Monkey. Posted in Gumbo, Music


Published on December 15, 2011 with 1 Comment

Talib has been talking about his forthcoming solo album, ‘Prisoner of Conscious’ for a while now but it seems like it will finally see the light of day in 2012. A beat by Oh No and strong lines not afraid to point out ugly truths? Talib is as strong as ever.

Steal the land from the native Americans and call the missiles Tomahawks / Make ‘em a mascot and dress up like ‘em for sport

The cuts at the end are delicious icing on the cake. Don’t be distracted when the video, shot at Occupy Wall Street drops next Monday.



1982 was when Jaap van der Doelen aka J.Monkey shot his way out his mom dukes. A mere two years later he was already battling Big Brother and The Illuminati. Whenever he has time to spare from those efforts he writes (about music, mostly), hosts a radio show and designs graphics for a living. He lives in The Netherlands where he continues to be winning.

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  1. Kweli is getting back to his ways, I see.

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