Rapper Talib Kweli Speaks on Malcolm X’s Legacy

Brooklyn MC Talib Kweli speaks to Sway of MTV about the legacies of Malcolm X and Martin Luther King Jr.

"Without trying to disrespect anybody's beliefs, [Martin Luther King Jr. and Malcolm X] are our prophets for our generation," Kweli said. "In the scope of history, they haven't been gone for too long. Someone asked me 'Do you think the spirit of King is in hip-hop?' And if you think about it, hip-hop wouldn't exist without King. Our whole movement is based on Dr. King and Malcolm X."