Originally posted on AllHipHop:
Outspoken emcee Talib Kweli has never been shy about sharing his views on the important topics making news in the culture. AllHipHop.com got the opportunity to speak with the legendary Brooklynite about the recent criticism over Jay-Z’s trip to Cuba, Rick Ross’ cancelled partnership with Reebok, the rising Hip-Hop movement in BK, and whether he feels he has gotten his proper respect as a rap veteran.
AllHipHop.com: What is your reaction to Senator Marco Rubio and other republicans’ criticism of Jay-Z’s recent trip to Cuba?
Talib Kweli: One, we should always know which side of the fence the GOP, and anyone who claims to be Republican, is. Republicanism as an ideal is about conservative and small government, but in reality it’s a racist reaction to the Democratic policies of 1964. Once you identify yourself as a Republican, you identify…
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