Talib Kweli's Surprise Train of Thought
Earlier this week Talib Kweli released an entire album of rarities, B-sides and never-before-heard material available exclusively through his website, without any prior notice. "Train of Thought: Lost Lyrics, Rare Releases & Beautiful B-Sides Vol. 1" includes twelve tracks of unearthed gems that feature Common, Killer Mike and Yasiin Bey just to name a few. The songs are being described as having been kept in storage, finished for various projects but unreleased until today, including an unreleased Black Star cut, "Bright as Stars". Production credits on the surprise LP include Hi Tek, Kanye, DJ Quik and Dave West among others.
As mentioned the album is currently only available digitally through the official website, kweliclub.com, so head over there and grab your copy today.
Take a look at the full track list below including production credits for each song, and check out the album artwork provided by Yous the Juice.
1. Space (produced by Dave West) (3:49)
2. 2000 Seasons (prod. by Hi Tek) (4:13)
3. Bright As The Stars – Black Star (prod. by Ayatollah) (4:33)
4. Wack Niggaz feat. Common, Kanye West & Consequence (prod. by Kanye West) (3:52)
5. Boomerang- featuring NIKO IS, K’Valentine & Cory Mo (prod. by Cory Mo ( 3:20)
6. Ocean Song feat. Mela Machinko (prod. by Rahki) (3:42)
7. 7:30 feat. RES (prod. by DJ Quik) (4:06)
8. Fortfied Live feat. Yasiin Bey (fka Mos Def) & Mr. Man (prod. by Hi Tek) (4:36)
9. Tryin To Breathe feat. Killer Mike (prod. by Midi Mafia) (3:41)
10. Distractions (prod. by Oh No) (3:54)