Tag: People’s Party with Talib Kweli

Method Man Gives His Take On Wu-Tang’s Origin Story For ‘People’s Party’

People’s Party once again takes place via video chat for the latest episode with special guest Method Man. After The RZA recounted the origins of Wu-Tang Clan on People’s Party Live in April, Method Man gives his own take on the iconic hip-hop supergroup’s formation, as well as explaining how he got his own start […]

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Matthew Modine Shares His Interpretation Of A Famous ‘Full Metal Jacket’ Scene, And Explains Why He Passed On ‘Top Gun’

[embedded content] On the latest episode of People’s Party with Talib Kweli, Matthew Modine — actor, filmmaker, activist, and only other older dude besides Keith Richards who can successfully rock a bandana — chopped it up with Talib Kweli over some of the symbolism in Stanley Kubrick’s Full Metal Jacket. Without giving too much away […]

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ASAP Ferg Is The Next Guest To Check In With Talib Kweli On ‘People’s Party Live’

After the spectacular success of the first Instagram Live edition of People’s Party With Talib Kweli featuring The RZA, the show continues this week with another big-name New York rapper: ASAP Mob member ASAP Ferg. This time around, Kweli will check in with Harlem favorite to discuss the insane success of Ferg’s single, “Plain Jane,” […]

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RZA Reveals His Top 5 Kung-Fu Movies And More On ‘People’s Party With Talib Kweli Live’

During a special quarantine-themed live stream of People’s Party With Talib Kweli, the BKMC hit Instagram Live with co-host Jasmin Leigh streaming in via video call to have a one-of-a-kind interview with Wu-Tang founder and hip-hop pioneer RZA. Over the course of the hour-long conversation, the two Brooklynites talked celebrating hip-hop history via Swizz Beats’ […]

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Chuck D Reminisces About Mentoring Tupac And Treach In Their Rap ‘Rookie Years’

After Chuck D explained Flavor Flav’s “split” from Public Enemy in the preview clip from this week’s episode of People’s Party With Talib Kweli, the full episode has arrived and it’s a supersized doozy. Clocking in at two hours, the two revolutionary rappers cover a lot of ground, from Chuck’s upbringing in New York to […]

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Chuck D Clarifies Flavor Flav’s Status In Public Enemy On ‘People’s Party With Talib Kweli’

During an upcoming episode of People’s Party With Talib Kweli filmed previously to the coronavirus outbreak, Chuck D opened up about Flavor Flav’s dismissal from Public Enemy. The rap pioneer explained not only why Flavor Flav was sacked from the group, but also how he got put in the group in the first place, as […]

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Jadakiss Admits To Writing Puff Daddy’s ‘All About The Benjamins’ Verse On ‘People’s Party’

On the next episode of People’s Party With Talib Kweli, guest Jadakiss sits down with his fellow New Yorker to promote his new album Ignatius, but also winds up resolving a 23-year-old mystery. When asked by co-host Jasmin Leigh about who wrote Puff Daddy‘s verse on the 1997 breakout hit “All About The Benjamins,” Jada […]

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Rapsody Explains The Impact That Mac Miller And Nipsey Hussle Had On Hip-Hop

In next Monday’s upcoming episode of People’s Party With Talib Kweli, hosts Kweli and Jasmine sit down with Snow Hill, North Carolina rapper Rapsody to talk about the deft rhymer’s growing legacy, her groundbreaking 2019 album Eve, and her work with two late titans of hip-hop: Mac Miller and Nipsey Hussle. In the exclusive clip […]

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John Forte Recounts Freestyling At DMX’s Birthday With Big Pun, Canibus, And Mos Def

John Forte, the latest guest on People’s Party With Talib Kweli goes way, way back with the host. The pair shared an apartment when Forte attended NYU in the mid-’90s, then Forte helped Kweli get a record deal when he became the A&R of then-emerging independent rap label Rawkus Records. Forte also co-wrote and produced […]

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Michael Rapaport Addresses His Controversial Kenya Moore Comments On The Latest ‘People’s Party’

“I’m not a person who’s trying to be perfect.” So says actor, comedian, podcaster, and basketball mega-fan Michael Rapaport on this week’s episode of People’s Party with Talib Kweli. Throughout the episode, Kweli and co-host Jasmin Leigh revisit comments made by Rapaport back in 2018 regarding Real Housewives alum Kenya Moore, in which the comedian […]

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Ice Cube Thinks The Big3’s Approach Has Had A Positive Impact On The NBA

Ice Cube talked about a wide variety of topics on his People’s Party appearance, but his work in the BIG3 is definitely the most interesting aspect of the episode from a hoops perspective. On the latest episode of People’s Party With Talib Kweli, Ice Cube talks about the importance of 3-on-3 basketball to those that […]

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Ice Cube Reveals The Storytelling Raps That Inspired His Writing On Eazy E’s ‘Boyz N The Hood’

Gansta rap pioneer Ice Cube stopped by the Uproxx office in Los Angeles recently to chat with Talib Kweli and Jasmin Leigh for the latest episode of People’s Party With Talib Kweli. The interview covers a lot of ground for the West Coast hip-hop icon, from his Big 3 basketball league to his impact on […]

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