In this episode of "People's Party With Talib Kweli", Kweli and Jasmin Leigh sit down with multi-platinum, multiple Grammy Award-winning rapper-songwriter:
Here are just a few of the compelling topics that they'll be covering with this one:
- Growing up in Seattle, getting into graffiti as a kid, and when he decided to pick up a mic.
- Digging into his 2005 debut album 'The Language Of My World'.
- Working with 'Gateways for Incarcerated Youth'.
- How Mack and Ryan Lewis met each other.
- The journey to sobriety and others drawing strength from his lyrics.
- What it takes for underground artists seeking to land deals with major labels.
- 'Thrift Shop' and it's calling out of materialism in consumer culture.
- 'Same Love' and society's evolution of thought on same-sex marriage since the song dropped.
- Feeling conflicted with the immense success of 'The Heist' album.
- The most effective ways to combat systemic racism and white supremacy.
- What the next few years look like for Macklemore in music as well as other endeavors.