Talib Kweli (Rapper) Wiki, Bio, Wife, Net Worth & More

Talib Kweli also known as Talib Kweli Greene  is an American Rapper hailed from New York City, America. He has achieved fame in music industry early through his collaboration with his fellow Brooklyn rapper Mos Def in 1997 when they formed a group called ‘Black Star’. 

Talib Kweli Profile/Wiki/Bio

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Talib Kweli Greene was born on 3 October 1975 and his age is 47 years old (as of 2022). Kweli has spent his childhood in a household in Park Slope. Brenda Greene, mother of Talib Kweli is an English Professor at Medgar Evers College of the City University of New York. Talib Kweli’s father is an administrator at Adelphi University. Kweli’s younger brother, Jamal Greene , is a professor of constitutional law at Columbia Law school. Jamal was a graduate from Harvard University and Yale Law School. 

Kweli has improved his musical career with his solo music successes which also includes collaboration with fellow rappers Kanye West, Just Blaze and Pharrell Williams . In 2011, Kweli found his own music record label known as ‘Javotti Media‘ . Kweli has made his musical debut in the year 1997 with an album by Cincinnati , Ohio group ‘Mood‘ and also featured five appearances on Doom .

Birth name Talib Kweli Greene
Birthdate/Born on 3rd October 1975
Age (as of 2022) 47
Birthplace Brooklyn, New York City
Nationality American
Occupations Rapper
Debut Quality
Genres Hip-Hop
Labels EMI,Capitol,3D,Geffen,Blacksmith,Warner Bros., Koch ,Rawkus

Talib Kweli Relationship Status, Affairs & More

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Talib kweli has married DJ Eque on 9th May 2009  . DJ Eque also works in the music industry. They have marries in a private Bel-Air mansion in Bel-Air in a lavish ceremony which hosted many celebrities such as Queen Latifah and Quest Love where Kweli has gifted. his wife a huge diamond ring . But soon things have turned bitter between them after 10 years of marriage . Recently, DJ Eque has filed for divorce on 19th February in 2021 as per TMZ.

Things have gone worse and when Kweli revealed some shocking information about their marriage. Kweli made a  major claim  that the date they got separated was on 10th July, 2020. Kweli tries to prove to the court that his wife has been trying to frame the marriage has lasted longer than it was so as to claim more money from him. Kweli also has stated that he hasn’t seen his wife since many years as he has separated from her since 2015. Talib Kweli and DJ Eque have been deeply committed on the ongoing divorce battle . Whatever the court decides now will decide on who gets what .

Marital Status Married
Spouse DJ Eque (m.2009 – 2021)
Girlfriends/Affairs Darcel Turner , Karrine Steffans
Children’s Amani Fela Greene, Diani Eshe Greene

Talib Kweli Net Worth & More

Talib Kweli has an estimated net worth around $4 Million where the source of most of his earnings are his music albums. It was reported that he owns a book store and also a Media company which also explains his source of income.

Net Worth $4 Million

Talib Kweli Biography, Life Story, Trivia & More

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Hip-Hop music has always played a part in Kweli’s life. He also stated that Doug E Fresh was the rapper who inspired how to rhyme. Even though hailed from a family of very good educational background, Kweli has followed his dream on becoming a rapper and never gave up resulting in what he was today. Kweli likes to make his music in a unique way and his lyrics are not a easy job to decipher. He always try to make his songs more complex .

Some of the Interesting Facts About Talib Kweli

Kweli has received quite a number of awards for his performances throughout his musical career.  Some of them include Soul Train Awards(2013), O Music Award(2011), Bet Hip-Hop Award(2014), MTV U Woodie Awards(2007).

The Team ‘Black Star’ which Kweli was a half-owner has been labelled as one of the iconic duos of the music industry.

Kweli has always been a conscious rapper who has always mentioned about police brutality, racial stereotypes and social justice.

Kweli has been banned from twitter when he tried to defend himself to a random twitter user who has included Kweli in a tweet about black rappers marrying light skinned women which many mistook kweli’s action as an cyberbullying which resulted in twitter officials banning him from twitter.

Talib Kweli’s  Social Media Channels & Links

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