Concert Reviews

Live Review: Talib Kweli at Cervantes' Masterpiece, with Big K.R.I.T., 10/27/13

TALIB KWELI at CERVANTES' MASTERPIECE BALLROOM | 10/27/13 Last night, Cervantes' hosted one of the more interesting pairings in recent memory. The bill featured Talib Kweli, a New York native often lumped in the conscious rap category, and Big K.R.I.T. a Southern Rapper with a huge underground following and more street appeal. Oddly, as much as Big K.R.I.T.'s pronounced drawl recalls Pimp C, it was Kweli who took the time out to dedicate a track to the fallen UGK member. The show was a wonderful contrast of styles and blending of crowds with both acts delivering commanding sets.

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