Talib Kweli is one of my all time favourite artists. He is a hip hop legend. http://ozhiphop.com
The Pharcyde. hip hop group originally comprised of members Imani (Emandu Wilcox), Slimkid3 (Trevant Hardson), Bootie Brown (Romye Robinson) & Fatlip (Derrick Stewart). They also had 3 different DJs, including the late J Dilla. The group is best known for hits Drop, Passin' Me By, Runnin'. Their debut album, Bizarre Ride II the Pharcyde, is considered a hip-hop classic, & helped establish a new alternative scene on the West Coast. The Source listed it as one of the 100 Best Rap Albums..