Talib Kweli

The Soul Rebels, GZA, Talib Kweli and Big Freedia not performing at Byron Bay Bluesfest 2023

A representative for The Soul Rebels claimed festival director Peter Noble cancelled their Bluesfest appearances and tour "in bad faith and in breach of contract”, which Noble has denied

Talib Kweli and Madlib announce ‘Liberation 2’ with posthumous Mac Miller contribution

The pair also shared the sequel album's first single ‘After These Messages’

Big Freedia joins The Soul Rebels’ Bluesfest 2023 sideshows with GZA and Talib Kweli

The Bluesfest acts will perform in Sydney and Brisbane in April of next year

Bluesfest Melbourne debuting in 2023 with Kasey Chambers, Buddy Guy, Ash Grunwald and more

Festival director Peter Noble says he’s “always wanted to” expand the event to Melbourne

Beck to perform acoustic set at 2023 Byron Bay Bluesfest

At the time of writing, it's the only Australian show the artist has on his itinerary for next year

Talib Kweli sues Jezebel over an article about his Twitter suspension

The US outlet ran a story in 2020 that detailed the Black Star artist's alleged online harassment of a 24-year-old woman

Black Star share ‘No Fear Of Time’, first new album in 24 years

Listen to opener 'o.G.', the only song to be made available outside of podcast app Luminary

Black Star announce first album in almost 24 years, ‘No Fear Of Time’

The long-awaited album finally has a release date

Talib Kweli says De La Soul now own the rights to their masters

The hip-hop trio's earlier music is not available on streaming services due to contract disputes with a previous rights holder

Yasiin Bey says new Black Star album will come out when “when we ready with it”

He also criticised streaming services' royalty rates, asking whether artists should be "satisfied and grateful with receiving a portion of a penny for their efforts and labour"