talib kweli get by

Magnum Opus is a new series on Complex TV which explores the making-of some of hip-hop’s classic records. In the latest episode, Talib Kweli reveals how his 2002 hit single, “Get By,” came about, from buying the beat on the spot from a then-unfamiliar producer named Kanye West to channeling Jay-Z’s “I Just Wanna Love U (Give It 2 Me)” for writing inspiration. Producer 88-Keys, Complex EiC Noah Callahan-Bever and our very own Miss Info provide additional commentary.

Watch the episode after the jump…

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