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Talib Kweli live at the Minnesota State Fair

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Talib Kweli
Talib Kweli
Minnesota Public Radio / Ali Lozoff

Rapper Talib Kweli is getting some of the best reviews of his career for his newest album, "Eardrum." The Brooklyn-born Kweli first got attention as part of Black Star which he formed with his high school buddy Mos Def. He's now known for crossing over to work with and sample pop artists such as Justin Timberlake and Ben Kweller.