Talib Kweli Confirms Guests on 'Prisoner of Conscious' LP, Hits Toronto on North American Tour
Published Apr 26, 2012After releasing Gutter Rainbows in 2011, Talib Kweli hinted that he would be releasing a follow-up long-player called Prisoner of Conscious. Since then, there has been little said about the project, but now we can report that the album is due this summer.
While a press release did not confirm the previously revealed Seu Jorge collaboration, Prisoner of Conscious will include appearances from RZA, Busta Rhymes, Curren$y, Kendrick Lamar and Melanie Fiona.
Prisoner of Conscious is said to have a summer release date tentatively planned via Blacksmith/EMI. The lead single "Distractions," which was produced by Oh No, has a music video that can be streamed below.
In addition to the new album, Talib has announced a small string of tour dates, including a stop at Toronto's Sound Academy on June 1.
5/18 Providence, RI - Fete Music Ballroom
5/28 New York, NY - Le Poisson Rouge
5/30 Cleveland, OH - Grog Shop
5/31 Buffalo, NY - Town Ballroom
6/1 Toronto, ON - Sound Academy
6/2 Ann Arbor, MI - Blind Pig
6/3 Indianapolis, IN - The Vogue