March 12th, 2013 by Brendan Dunne
We’re right in the thick of SXSW, meaning that droves of people are down in Austin, TX doing all sorts of taste making and concert going. Of the infinite acts hitting stage down there was Talib Kweli, who recently had a show at the Samsung Galaxy Sound Stage. On feet for the BK MC was the Air Jordan VII ‘Bordeaux’, that OG colorway that made many a happy Air Jordan fan when it came back out in 2011. Get the on-stage photos of Talib Kweli wearing the Air Jordan VII ‘Bordeaux’ at SXSW and stay tuned in case we spot any other rappers rocking impressive footwear down in Texas.
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September 5th, 2011 by John Kim
While Kweli never won a Grammy, he’s recognized as one of greatest hip-hop poets of our generation. Coming from a background the emphasized education (both his parents and his younger brother are university-level educators), Brooklyn-born Talib Kweli first gained prominence with BlackStar, a collaborative duo with fellow artist Mos Def; BlackStar brought a focus on Afrocentric hip-hop and garnered critical acclaim as well as mainstream success. Talib, who was pictured with Kweli above as they attended the Grand Opening at Brooklyn Terrance, wore the Nike Dunk High ’2008 Grammys’, a special collaborative release between the annual music awards institution and Nike Sportswear. Check out the Talib, his wife, and his kicks below and stick with Sneaker News for Celebrity Feet sightings!
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