Talib Kweli Announces New Album Prisoner of Conscious Set for April 2013 Release

February 2nd, 2013
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The fifth solo studio release by Talib Kweli titled Prisoner of Conscious will be out on April 23, 2013 via Javotti Media/Capitol/EMI. Watch the video for “Upper Echelon” below.

The album features guests such as Busta Rhymes, Curren$y, Kendrick Lamar, Melanie Fiona, Marsha Ambrosius, Miguel, Nelly, Ryan Leslie, Seu Jorge and more.

The track listing for Prisoner of Conscious is as follows:

Prisoner of Conscious Tracklisting:
01. Intro
02. Human Mic
03. Turnt Up
04. Come Here ft. Miguel
05. High Life ft. Rubix and Bajah
06. Ready Set Go ft. Melanie Fiona
07. Hold It Now
08. The Color of You
09. Push Thru ft. Curren$y, Kendrick Lamar and Glen “Grey” Reynolds
10. Hamster Wheel
11. Delicate Flowers
12. Rocket Ships ft. Busta Rhymes
13. Before He Walked ft. Nelly and Abby Dobson
14. Upper Echelon
15. Favela Love ft. Seu Jorge
16. Only Gets Better ft. Marsha Ambrosius
17. Outstanding ft. Ryan Leslie (bonus track)

He will be on a North American tour starting on February 8 with stops at SXSW in Austin, TX and The Music of Prince tribute concert at Carnegie Hall in New York City, which will raise money for arts education programs.

Upcoming Talib Kweli U.S. Live Dates:
Buy tickets for this tour here

Feb 08: Grand Rapids, MI – The Pyramid Scheme
Feb 09: Detroit, MI – 2nd Annual Dilla Day Tribute Concert at The Fillmore
Feb 17: Las Vegas, NV – Bank Nightclub at The Bellagio
Feb 22: Lawrence, KS – The Granada
Feb 23: Denver, CO – The Summit
Feb 24: Albuquerque, NM – Sunshine Theatre
Feb 26: Boston, MA – The Middle East
Feb 27: Providence, RI – Fete
Feb 28: Portland, ME – Port City Music Hall
Mar 01: Chicago, IL – The Shrine
Mar 07 New York, NY @ The Music of Prince – Carnegie Hall
Mar 16: Austin, TX – SXSW
Mar 17: Brooklyn, NY – Brooklyn Bowl
Mar 18: Brooklyn, NY – Brooklyn Bowl
Mar 29: Montreal, Canada – Club Soda
Mar 30: San Bernardino, CA – Paid Dues Festival
Mar 31: Vancouver, Canada – Bar None
Apr 01: Seattle, WA – The Crocodile
April 02: Portland, OR – Hawthorne Theatre
Apr 03: Arcata, CA – Arcata Theater
Apr 04: San Francisco, CA – Club DNA
Apr 05: Los Angeles, CA – The Key Club
Apr 06: Tempe, AZ – Club Red
Apr 07: Santa Ana, CA – Yost Theater
Apr 13: Chicago, IL – Double Door

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