Talib Kweli discography

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This is the discography of Talib Kweli, an American rapper.

Solo Albums[edit]

Album Title Release Date Label Peak Chart Positions
US
[1][2]
US R&B
[1][3]
US Rap
[4]
Quality November 19, 2002 Rawkus Entertainment 21 6
The Beautiful Struggle September 28, 2004 Rawkus Entertainment/Geffen Records 14 3
Right About Now: The Official Sucka Free Mix CD November 22, 2005 Koch Records
Eardrum August 21, 2011 Blacksmith Music/Warner Bros. Records 2 2 1
Gutter Rainbows January 25, 2011 Javotti Media/3D 29 7 5
Prisoner of Conscious May 7, 2013 Javotti Media/Caroline Distribution 48 7 4
Gravitas December 15, 2013 Javotti Media/Caroline Distribution 114 25 13
P.O.C. Live! October 21, 2014 Javotti Media/Caroline Distribution

Collaborations[edit]

Album Collaboration Collaboration Partner Peak Chart Positions Year
US
[1]
US R&B
[1][5]
US Rap
[1][6]
Mos Def & Talib Kweli Are Black Star Black Star Mos Def 53 13 1998
Train of Thought Reflection Eternal Hi-Tek 17 5 2000
Hip Hop for Respect (EP) Various Artists Mos Def 2000
Liberation Talib Kweli & Madlib Madlib 2006
Revolution Per Minute Reflection Eternal Hi-Tek 18 5 3 2010
Habits of The Heart Idle Warship Res 2011

Mixtapes[edit]

  • 2004: The Beautiful Mix CD
  • 2005: The Beautiful Mixtape Vol. 2: The Struggle Continues
  • 2005: Right About Now: The Official Sucka Free Mix CD - Charted #113 on the Billboard 200. #14 on US Rap Albums[4] and #24 on US R&B/Hip-Hop Albums[3]
  • 2006: Brooklyn, Tennessee
  • 2006: Kweli: Confidential
  • 2006: Blacksmith: The Movement
  • 2007: Clinton Sparks & Talib Kweli: Get Familiar
  • 2007: Focus
  • 2008: The MCEO Mixtape
  • 2009: Party Robot (with Idle Warship)
  • 2009: The Re:Union (Mixed By Statik Selektah) (with Reflection Eternal)
  • 2010: Early Mourning Signs
  • 2011: We Run This Vol. 7 (with Mr. E)
  • 2012: Attack the Block

Singles[edit]

Solo Singles[edit]

Year Song Title Chart Positions Album
U.S.
[7][8]
U.S. R&B
[7][9]
U.S. Rap
[7][10]
UK
[11]
2002 "Good to You" 95 Quality
"Waitin' for the DJ" (feat. Bilal) 77
2003 "Get By" 77 29 16
2004 "I Try" (feat. Mary J. Blige) 77 59 The Beautiful Struggle
"Around My Way" (feat. John Legend)
"Flash Gordon" Right About Now: The Official Sucka Free Mix CD
"Peace of Mind" non-album single
2005 "Never Been in Love" The Beautiful Struggle
2006 "Fly That Knot" (feat. MF Doom) Right About Now: The Official Sucka Free Mix CD
"Listen!!!" Ear Drum
2007 "Hush" (featuring Jean Grae)
"Hot Thing" (featuring will.i.am) 102
"Hostile Gospel (Part 1) (Deliver Us)"
2010 "Cold Rain" Gutter Rainbows
2012 "Push Thru"(featuring Currensy & Kendrick Lamar) Prisoner of Conscious
"Human Mic"
"Come Here"(featuring Miguel)
"High Life"(featuring Rubix & Bajah)
"Upper Echelon"
"Favela Love"(featuring Seu Jorge)
2013 "State of Grace" featuring Abby Dobson Gravitas
"Rare Portraits"
"The Wormhole"
"What's Real" (featuring Res)
"Violations" (featuring Raekwon)

Collaborative Singles[edit]

Year Song Title Collaboration Partner Group Name Chart Positions Collaborative Project
U.S.
[12]
U.S.
R&B

[12][13][14]
U.S.
Rap

[7][13][14]
CAN
[14]
1998 "Definition" Mos Def Black Star 60 31 3 Black Star
1999 "Respiration" (feat. Common) 54 6
2000 "One Four Love Pt. 1'" Mos Def, Kool G Rap, Rah Digga, Sporty Thievz, Shabaam Sahdeeq, Common, Pharoahe Monch & Posdnuos 55 4 6 Hip Hop for Respect EP
"Move Somethin'" Hi-Tek Reflection Eternal 32 1 Train of Thought
2001 "The Blast" (feat. Vinia Mojica) 48 2
2009 "Back Again" (feat. Res) Revolutions per Minute
2010 "Just Begun" (feat. Jay Electronica, J. Cole & Mos Def)
"In This World"
"Strangers (Paranoid)" (feat. Bun B)
"Midnight Hour" (feat. Estelle)
2011 "Driving Me Insane" Res Idle Warship Habits of the Heart
"Beautifully Bad"

Soundtracks[edit]

Promotional Singles[edit]

List of singles, showing year released and album name
Title Year Album
"Stand Up (The Sean Bell Tribute Song)"[15]
(with Swizz Beatz, Maino, Cassidy, Styles P and Drag-On)
2008 Non-album single

See also[edit]

References[edit]