On Monday July 16th Vancouver’s legendary night spot Bar None welcomes Talib Kweli for his Prisoner of Conscious Tour.
Ever since emerging as a member of Black Star in the late 1990s, Talib Kweli is one of the few artists making commercially viable music that matters. The Brooklyn bred rapper’s hard-hitting music has been able to educate and entertain simultaneously. So it is no wonder that at the peak of their fame, both Jay-Z and 50 Cent named Talib Kweli as one of their favourite rappers. Since his stellar debut with Mos Def as Black Star, Kweli has been one of rap’s most exceptional and consistent artists. Released in 2000, Reflection Eternal, the RIAA-certified gold album with Hi-Tek, was one of the most acclaimed albums of the year. In 2002, smash single “Get By,” the biting political commentary “The Proud” and the insightful examination of America’s gun culture on “Gun Music” made Quality a landmark recording and Kweli’s second gold album. Subsequent recordings have all solidified his status as one of rap’s most talented and important voices. Talib is set to release his latest album Prisoner Of Conscious, and is bringing the tour to Bar None July 16th!
Tickets are $30 general admission or $35 VIP through TicketZone, and include entrance to the after party at Republic Nightclub. For table-service, reservations and guest-list please visit www.donnellygroup.ca.