Idle Warship

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Idle Warship
Mel D. Cole/
Background information
GenresIndie Pop, Hip Hop, Alternative Hip Hop
Years active2004 - present
LabelsBlacksmith Records/Element 9
Associated actsTalib Kweli, mc chris, Res
MembersTalib Kweli, Res
Past membersGraph Nobel

Idle Warship is a musical duo composed of Brooklyn emcee Talib Kweli and Philadelphia singer Res. [1] Res has appeared on each Talib Kweli album since 2000's Train of Thought. They have also toured together, including on the summer 2005 MGD Flavor 2 Savor mini-tour. They released their debut mixtape, Party Robot, on October 27, 2009 for free.[2] This was originally set for a 2008 release and announced on Talib Kweli's MySpace page in a New Year's blog entry.

Idle Warship has released numerous new songs via their MySpace page, including "Industry Diary,"[3] "Screamin'" featuring mc chris, "Pull It Out" featuring Dapa Flex, "Fall Back" featuring Chester French, among others.[4][5]

The group released their debut album Habits of the Heart on November 1, 2011. [6]



  • 2009: Party Robot


  • 2008: "Screamin'" (Featuring mc chris)
  • 2008: "Black Snake Moan"
  • 2008: "Get Up and Dance"
  • 2008: "Steady"
  • 2008: "Say You Will"
  • 2008: "Try It On howwedoitoverhere"
  • 2008: "Fall Back" (Featuring Chester French)
  • 2011: "Laser Beams"



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