January 29, 2013


10 Reasons Why Talib Kweli Loves 'The Big Lebowski'


This Thursday at New York’s IFC movie theater, Talib Kweli is hosting a screening of the Coen Brothers’ 1998 film The Big Lebowski and leading a discussion afterward. It's sure to be incredible, but we firmly believe the experience of listening to a lyrical mastermind like Kweli talk about the beloved cult comedy shouldn't be limited to a small movie-theater crowd. So we rang up the Black Star rapper to find out why he loves Lebowski so much.

From the line that always makes him laugh to his take on the psychedelic musical scenes, to the "racist" quote from Walter he nevertheless takes inspiration from, here are 10 Reasons why Big Lebowski is Talib Kweli’s Favorite Film.

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