Talib Kweli hasn’t been one to just sit on his ass. If he’s not working on a project, whether it’s a solo or a collaborative album, the BK MC is touring or providing guest verses all over the hip-hop world. We had previously heard he was crafting his next solo effort, Prisoner of Consciousness, which was set to be his fourth proper album. But 2DopeBoyz just noticed that Kweli tweeted the following announcing a new album, Gutter Rainbows, that was apparently influenced by classic literature piece Catcher In The Rye.
I can’t really guess what “sooner than you think” means, but that production roster is rather solid. Personally, I can’t wait to hear how he sounds over Ski Beatz and M-Phazes, though all the names listed, particularly Hi-Tek, can deliver the goods. I’m also hoping that maybe Madlib will make an appearance behind the boards, too, and perhaps we’ll even hear a little Black Star reunion.