Talib Kweli Says Kanye West Played “Jesus Walks” For Him 5 Years Before He Was Signed (Video)


Talib Kweli sat down with N.O.R.E. & DJ EFN on the Drink Champs podcast to discuss politics, hip-hop history, & of coarse throw back a couple of shots with the Drink Champs crew. During the podcast Talib Kweli talked about the first time he met Kanye West, who was initially at the studio to play beats for Mos Def, but since Mos wasn’t there at the time Talib took the opportunity to grab a couple Kanye instrumentals himself.  Talib also stated that Kanye West played both Jesus Walks & Hey Mama for him 5 years before West was even signed. Watch Talib Kweli explain how he met Kanye West and more in the clip below: