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Song of the Day: Talib Kweli Feat. Justin Timberlake, "Nature"

Song of the Day: Talib Kweli Feat. Justin Timberlake, "Nature"


Last time I checked in with highbrow hip-hopper Talib Kweli, he was collaborating with Madlib on Liberation. A mere eight months later, he's gotten together with the ubiquitous Justin Timberlake on a new song called "Nature." (via Pitchfork.)

The song will appear as a bonus track on Kweli's new album, called Ear Drum and coming out next Tuesday. On this mellow but make-you-think number, Timberlake is soulful rather than sexy, striking a thoughtful vibe with his signature falsetto as Kweli delivers commentary in tricky rhymes. "If they the third world, then who the first / to get to heaven? I know it's hard/ but who does God choose to go through the worst?" Listen and tell me what you think when you read more

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