People's Party with Talib Kweli

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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.

Episode Date
Robert Glasper Talks Kendrick Lamar, Hip-Hop Collabs, And Lauryn Hill
01:09:43

On this episode of People's Party, Talib Kweli and Jasmin Leigh sit down with multi-Grammy Award-winning jazz/R&B/hip-hop pianist, performer, and producer Robert Glasper. The conversation is wide-ranging -- the trio discusses his early days playing a broken organ at his local church, his time in the Brooklyn scene working with artists like Bilal, Erykah Badu, Common, Mos Def, and Kweli, and his later collabs with Lupe Fiasco, Q-Tip, J Dilla, Slum Village, Kendrick Lamar, Anita Baker and countless other industry legends.

Oct 14, 2019
Crooked I Talks Tupac, Slaughterhouse, And Writing Wu-Tang Lyrics For Hulu
01:19:27

On this episode of People's Party, Talib Kweli and Jasmin Leigh sit down with Rapper and Podcaster Crooked I. They discuss his interview show Crook's Corner, his involvement working on the Hulu Bioepic "Wu-Tang: An American Saga", his first time meeting 2Pac, as well as Long Beach gang rivalries and the need for black and brown unity through hip hop. Crook also speaks on working with Death Row and Suge Knight, then later moving to Shady Aftermath, touring with Slaughterhouse, his struggles with alcoholism and reaching sobriety. The trio also speak on the mainstream promoting negative stereotypes and the need to take back the culture from those that are pushing those agendas.

Oct 07, 2019
Van Lathan Discusses TMZ, Kanye West, Self-Improvement & Gun Activism
01:37:54

On this episode of People's Party, Talib Kweli and Jamsin Leigh sit down with TMZ personality and podcaster, Van Lathan. They discuss how Van operates within TMZ, his famous Kanye West encounter, his weight loss journey, their past disagreements over gun activism, and how he disagrees with white people versus how he disagrees with black people.

Sep 30, 2019
Uproxx Presents The Masters With Eli Morgan Gesner
00:10:06

The Masters is an interview show where UPROXX Style Editor and co-founder of Phat Farm and Zoo York, Eli Morgan Gesner, sits down with pioneers and craftsman in style, music, skateboarding, and culture to discuss how they became who they are and the inspiration behind their work.


You can listen at https://apple.co/themasterswithelimorgangesner

Sep 25, 2019
IDK Talks Kanye, Denzel Curry And How Prison Influenced His Music
01:12:13

On this episode of People's Party, Talib Kweli and Jamsin Leigh sit down with rapper, singer, and producer IDK. They discuss how he found his voice as an artist while incarcerated at age 17, his first time meeting Kanye West, and Kanye's confounding relationship with Donald Trump.


Later, the conversation expands to IDK's close friendship with Denzel Curry, his wide-ranging influences as an MC, and his personal take on religion. Kweli, Jasmin, and IDK also dig into the stories behind some of the most attention-grabbing and thoughtful tracks off of "Is He Real?" -- from "Porno" to "Julia...".


This interview reveals a rapper on the rise and a man who isn't afraid to be open or honest with his fans -- both in the booth and on People's Party. The insight that comes with that fearlessness makes the episode essential viewing.



Sep 23, 2019
Murs Talks White MCs, Gangs, And Lack Of Support For ‘Conscious Rap’
01:38:07

On this episode of the People's Party, Talib Kweli and Jasmin Leigh sit down with rapper Murs to discuss the current state of hip-hop, the lack of support for "conscious rap," whether gangs should incorporate, and the influence of white emcees like El-P.

Sep 16, 2019
Patrisse Cullors On Black Lives Matter, Jay-Z & NFL, Prison Reform
01:01:50

On this special episode of the People's Party Talib Kweli and Jasmin Leigh sit down with friend and co-founder of the Black Lives Matter movement Patrisse Cullors. They discuss her experience growing up in LA during the war on drugs campaign. She tells the story of how BLM got started, and later explains the guiding principles of the cause. Other topics include corruption inside LA's Sheriff's department, LGBT social movements, the making of Talib's album "Prisoner Of Conscious", how the FBI labeled them a terrorist organization, Jay-Z's recent deal he made with the NFL, reparations, and the serious problems within the US prison system.

Sep 09, 2019
Godfrey Talks Rappers vs. Comics, Studying Bernie Mac, Snoop Dogg
01:18:16

Talib Kweli and Jasmin Leigh chop it up with comedian, actor, and personal friend Godfrey. They discuss the similarities of what it is to be a rapper versus a comedian. Godfrey talks about valuable lessons learned from Jerry Seinfeld and studying under Bernie Mac when he was getting started in Chicago. They go into Instagram comics possibly being the mumble rappers of comedy, and we get to hear some of his favorite impressions.

Sep 02, 2019
Ras Kass Talks Nature Of A Threat, Dr. Dre And Jail Time
01:24:26

On this episode of People's Party, Talib Kweli and Jasmin Leigh converse with long time friend and collaborator Ras Kass. They discuss his legacy as a lyrical heavyweight on the west coast. He reflects on how he feels about his song "Nature Of A Threat" almost 25 years later and more.

Aug 26, 2019
Dax Shepard Talks Capitalism, Ice Cube, White Privilege And Sobriety
01:07:17

On this episode of People’s Party, Talib Kweli and Jasmin Leigh sit down with actor, comedian, performer, writer, and podcaster, Dax Shepard. They discuss Ice Cube, politics, white privilege, addiction, family, and more.

Aug 19, 2019
Evidence Talks Dilated Peoples Origin, Kanye And His Eminem 'Beef'
01:07:12

Talib Kweli and Jasmin Leigh sit down with Talib’s longtime friend and collaborator, Evidence. They discuss how his upbringing in Venice Beach and living next door to Quincy Jones’ son helped shape his love for hip-hop music and culture. They also talk about how he got his name from rapper and collaborator Everlast, showing LL Cool J one of his first songs, producing for Kanye West first debut album “College Dropout”, and the story behind his past “beef” with Eminem.

Aug 12, 2019
Estelle Talks Female Emcees, Kanye, And UK Hip-Hop
00:55:14

Talib Kweli and Jasmin Leigh sit down with singer, songwriter, rapper, and actress Estelle. In this wide-ranging interview, the UK star skewers Jermaine Dupri’s comments about women in hip-hop, opens up about launching her career by approaching Kanye West at a restaurant, and shares her creative process. 

Aug 05, 2019
Perry Farrell Talks Ice-T’s Legacy, Lollapalooza & Protest Songs
00:46:37

Talib Kweli and Jasmin Leigh sit down with Jane’s Addiction and Porno for Pyros frontman -- and Lollapalooza founder -- Perry Farrell. The conversation goes from Perry playing Lollapalooza with Ice-T and favorite protest songs all the way to... a discussion of other dimensions.

Jul 29, 2019
T.I. Talks Early Albums And ASAP Rocky
00:55:05

Talib Kweli sits down with hip-hop legend and T.I. to discuss his trap past, early albums, Trap Music, his upcoming Flint water movie, ASAP Rocky detained and in jail in Sweden, Jay Z, being "King of the South," and potentially running for mayor of Atlanta.

Jul 22, 2019
Angela Rye On Hip-Hop Vs. Pop Rap And The 2016 Election
00:43:07

Talib Kweli sits down with political activist Angela Rye to discuss hip-hop’s influence on culture, their approaches to Twitter trolls, the impact of the 2016 election, and the need for people to better understand where they get their information.

Jul 08, 2019
B-Real on Cypress Hill and Early Gang Life
00:53:39

Talib Kweli sits down with legendary hip-hop artist B Real to discuss Cypress Hill, Prophets of Rage, gang life, and marijuana and cannabis activism.

Jul 01, 2019
Jemele Hill On LeBron, Donald Trump and Athlete Rappers
00:54:12

Talib Kweli sits down with sports journalist and former ESPN host Jemele Hill to discuss her role with LeBron James’ “Shut Up And Dribble” documentary, Shaq and Kobe’s rap careers, and Donald Trump’s white supremacy agenda.

Jun 24, 2019
Lamar Odom Talks Addiction And His Biggest Regret
00:42:13
On the second episode of People's Party, Kweli sits down with former NBA star and celebrity public figure Lamar Odom. They discuss being famous vs infamous, not taking advice from Jay Z, living in the spotlight, addiction, and Lamar's relationship with Kanye West as well as the Kardashians.
Jun 16, 2019
Bun B On His Biggest Influences Growing Up
01:14:00
On the world premier of People's Party, Kweli sits down with Texas rap icon Bun B. They reflect on his biggest influences growing up in Port Arthur, the evolution of UGK, his lyrical style, as well as his and Pimp C's breakthrough getting on the Menace II Society soundtrack. We hear his story of hotboxing with Biggie Smalls, and how it felt like he was smoking out with the Godfather. He also gives detailed insight about the home invasion he and his wife experienced recently.
Jun 09, 2019