Watch: Talib Kweli Performs “State of Grace” with RES on ‘Arsenio’

Last week Brooklyn emcee Talib Kweli graced the Arsenio Hall Show with a live performance of his enthralling “State of Grace,” joined by singer RES , a full band and wife DJ Eque .

The original Lord Quest -produced track, which features Abby Dobson , appears on Talib’s sixth solo studio album, Gravitas .

The lyricist also performed “What’s Real” and spoke with Arsenio about the state of the hip-hop industry. Watch below.

Released on December 15, 2013 via Talib’s Javotti Media, Gravitas also features Gary Clark Jr., Big K.R.I.T., Raekwon, The Underachievers, Black Thought, Rah Digga and Mike Posner , with production from Oh No, Khrysis, Statik Selektah, Rich Kidd and J Dilla among others.