Talib Kweli and Billy Dee Williams are about to have beef, yo. According to the rapper's Twitter feed (@RealTalibKweli) he didn't approve of Colt 45 Blast's sponsorship of his upcoming show at The Granada in Lawrence.
informed by Paul
Porter, of Industry Ears ("A
New Generation Think Tank Dedicated to Promoting Justice in Media"),
whose blog is in dire
need of an editor. Dude. Srsly.
I know Talib's lyrics stick to ya rib and all, but he snaps
his fingers and boom, there goes a paid sponsor? I called The Granada to find out for sure. The guy who answered sounded a little taxed, telling me, "We're
dealing with it right now." I asked why he thought Kweli disapproved of
the brand, and he said, "I'm not real sure." Then I asked to whom I was
speaking, and got only, "Thanks ..." and a dial tone.
The show is still on for now. Will update if anything changes.