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Anthony Anderson Discusses His First Big Failure On Stage And How It Shaped His Career

“Tasty Tony, the one and only. If there is another, he’s a phony.” — Anthony Anderson If you spent any time in the ’00s as a kid, you grew up with Anthony Anderson. Barber Shop, Kangaroo Jack, All About the Andersons — he was everywhere, but he didn’t quite reach household name status until 2014’s […]

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Supernatural Breaks Down The Difference Between ‘Freestyling’ And Rapping ‘Off The Head’

Freestyling and battle rapping are among the longest standing traditions of hip-hop, but recently there’s been some debate in online circles about just what constitutes a freestyle in the first place. Some are convinced that it means a rapper must improvise rhymes as they go, while others believe that a freestyle is simply a freeform […]

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The Game Responds To Wack 100’s Assertion That Nipsey Hussle Isn’t A Musical Legend

After previewing two exclusive clips of The Game addressing his beef with 50 Cent and his first meeting with Nipsey Hussle, the full episode of his appearance on People’s Party With Talib Kweli is here. Aside from the above topics, The Game also details his upbringing in Compton, California, his relationships with fellow Compton icons […]

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The Game Explained How LeBron James’ Workout Videos Made Him Want To Rap Again

On the latest episode of People’s Party With Talib Kweli, Compton rapper The Game went into a variety of subjects, including how basketball made him want to keep rapping after ‘Born 2 Rap.’ The Uproxx interview series covered everything from his beef with 50 Cent, but one interesting moment was when the rapper revealed how […]

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The Game Recounts His Nerve-Wracking First Meeting With Nipsey Hussle

In the latest exclusive clip from The Game’s appearance on People’s Party With Talib Kweli, the Compton rapper details his meeting with the late, great Nipsey Hussle and how the two rappers crossed LA gang color lines to collaborate early in Hussle’s career. Nipsey died in March of this year after he was shot in […]

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The Game Thinks He And 50 Cent ‘Would Have Been Billionaires By Now’ If They Never Had Beef

On the next episode of People’s Party With Talib Kweli, Compton rap icon The Game stops by the studio for a wide-ranging conversation covering his early rise, new album, promised retirement, and the controversies that have dogged him his entire career, as well as more fun topics like his jump shot. In the exclusive preview […]

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Don Cheadle Tells The Story Of His Lost-To-History ‘Fresh Prince’ Spinoff

Don Cheadle has been around Hollywood for the better part of three decades now. A career like that means that he has stories — odd twists of fate and funny anecdotes about life as an up and comer, an Oscar nominee, and an Avenger. On this week’s People’s Party with Talib Kweli, he shared some […]

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Lil Kim Says Biggie ‘Kicked The Door Down’ For Junior MAFIA And ‘Dragged Everybody Through’

One of The Notorious B.I.G.‘s most iconic lines involved kicking in a door and waving a .44, but Lil Kim says that the fan-favorite bar actually works on more than one level in the latest episode of People’s Party With Talib Kweli. While reminiscing about Biggie’s legendary legacy, she tells the host that the heavyweight […]

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Neal Brennan’s ‘People’s Party’ Appearance Offered Insight For Those Interested In The Mental Health Conversation

Neal Brennan’s brilliant stand-up special 3 Mics sees the comedian exploring different facets of his personality, from cheap gags to stunningly personal and confessional stories of his struggles with mental health. Described by Brennan as “one for regular stand-up, one for one-liners, and then one for emotional confession shit?” 3 Mics is Brennan’s greatest work […]

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Crooked I Explains How His Weekly Freestyles Led To The Formation Of Slaughterhouse

On the upcoming episode of People’s Party With Talib Kweli, West Coast rap veteran Crooked I chops it up with the host about a number of subjects, from his time on the infamous Death Row Records to the formation — and eventual dissolution — of internet favorite battle rap crew Slaughterhouse (Crooked, Joe Budden, Joell […]

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Yasiin Bey Is Celebrating the 20th Anniversary Of ‘Black On Both Sides’ With New Shows

Mos Def is back. Well, Yasiin Bey, then-Mos Def at the time of the release of his debut solo album Black On Both Sides via Rawkus, is bringing back the nostalgia of his old name and arguably his magnum opus by celebrating the 20th anniversary of his 1999 solo full-length debut. On October 25 of […]

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Ras Kass Calls Nas’ ‘NY State Of Mind’ The Only Perfect Hip-Hop Song

[embedded content] Share This Video The latest guest on the Uproxx podcast People’s Party With Talib Kweli is Ras Kass, an LA underground rap legend best known for his 1996 Priority Records debut album Soul On Ice and his time as a member of the underground rap supergroup The HRSMN. Over the course of the […]

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Dax Shepard Shares The Thrill Of Sobriety While Paying Homage To Mushrooms

Uproxx If you haven’t caught the latest episode of People’s Party, then you’re missing out on some seriously deep conversation between Talib Kweli and Dax Shepard, in which two longtime friends cover everything from Detroit gentrification to their shared love of Raising Arizona. Near the end of the podcast, Dax discusses his 15 years of […]

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Evidence Says He Made The ‘Last Call’ Beat For Jay-Z, But Kanye Kept It For Himself

[embedded content] On the latest episode of the Uproxx podcast People’s Party With Talib Kweli, rapper and producer Evidence of Dilated Peoples stops by talk about his experiences from 20+ years in the rap game, the differences in the different areas of LA, and his short-lived beef with Eminem. He also has some pretty funny […]

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Estelle Reminisces About ‘Running Up On Kanye’ For His ‘American Boy’ Feature

[embedded content] English singer-rapper-voice actor Estelle is the latest guest on the Uproxx show People’s Party With Talib Kweli, sitting down with hosts Kweli and Jasmin Leigh to talk about “American Boy,” Steven Universe, and Jermaine Dupri’s recent comments about female rappers. Over the course of the interview, she winds up sharing her thoughts about […]

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T.I. Believes ASAP Rocky’s Sweden Experience Will Change His Mind About Activism

[embedded content] Share This Video T.I. “highly doubts” that ASAP Rocky will return home from Sweden with the same views about activism, according to the latest clip from his upcoming appearance on People’s Party With Talib Kweli. Previously, he broke down why he still believes he is the rightful progenitor of trap music, but as […]

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B Real Offers Advice On How To Fight Gentrification Of The Weed Space

[embedded content] Share This Video On this week’s People’s Party with Talib Kweli, B Real joined Talib for a lengthy discussion on how he got his name, early gang life, and marijuana activism and he’s got a message for all you dorks out there who try to smoke him out in the wild — it’s […]

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Bun B Reveals How He Felt After Shooting An Intruder On ‘People’s Party With Talib Kweli’

Uproxx Video Texas rap legend Bun B was recently in headlines for more than music after he shot at an intruder during a home invasion attempt. While the would-be robber was unable to make off with any of Bun’s valuables and was later caught when he checked himself into the hospital, Bun says his wife […]

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