Talib Kweli is a popular hip-hop music artist, social activist as well as an entrepreneur from the United States of America. He gained fame and success from the due he formed with the hip-hop musician and actor Mos Def, Black Star. You may explore in details below the life, career and net worth of Talib Kweli in 2019.
Early Life & Biography:
Talib Kweli Greene was born on October 3, 1975, in Brooklyn borough in New York City, United States. His father, Perry Greene worked at the Adelphi University as an administrator, and his mother Brenda Greene worked at the Medgar Evers College as an English professor. He is the older brother of Jamal Greene who graduated from the Yale Law School and works at the Columbia Law School as a professor of constitutional law.
Talib Kweli was grown and raised mainly in his hometown. He studied at the Brooklyn Technical High School, from where he was dismissed for his academics, and later he attended the New York University studying experimental theater. He also had some time at the Cheshire Academy which is located in Connecticut.
Talib Kweli has probably experienced various relationships in his private life just like many other musicians. He had a relationship with the author, performance artist and producer, Darcel Turner. Talib and Darcel had 1 son and 1 daughter together, Amani Fela Greene was born in 1996 and Diani Eshe Greene was born in 1999.
Talib Kweli has been married to DJ Eque since 2009. There’s not much revealed about the couple’s life, but they are still together.
Career, Awards & Nominations:
Talib Kweli first work was with a band named Mood, in their debut album “Doom”. He formed “Black Star” due with rapper Mos Def, and their album “Mos Def & Talib Kweli Are Black Star” achieved huge success. His debut solo album, “Quality”, ranked on top charts. All of his solo albums received great positive reviews such as “Eardrum” and “Prisoner of Conscious”.
Talib Kweli has received a few award wins and nominations for his music. His album, “Radio Silence”, was named as the Favorite Rap and Hip-Hop Album. The albums which he worked on ranked on top charts, which have been a great accomplishment by him. He is the founder of the independent label, Javotti Media.
Talib Kweli latest released albums including a collaborative EP with rapper Styles P titled “The Seven”, and a studio album named “Radio Silence”. His recent studio album features many other rappers such as Anderson Paak, Jay Electronica and Waka Flocka Flame.
Net Worth & Earnings:
The American hip-hop music artist, social activist and entrepreneur Talib Kweli has an estimated net worth of more than $5.5 million. He made his millions from the music he worked on, and from the independent label he found, Javotti Media. Talib Kweli albums made it to top charts in the US, which eventually means that he earned a lot from its sales.
Talib Kweli is a hip-hop musician and entrepreneur who has a huge global fan base. He worked on more than 15 different kinds of albums that all achieved big success. Talib Kweli is still married to DJ Eque, but it’s not known whether the couple are happy and satisfied together or no.