"When Nirvana hit, you had black kids into hip-hop watching MTV for alternative videos, getting into Red Hot Chili Peppers," Talib Kweli told a Spin writer, in seeking to explain Nirvana's broad appeal. "Then Ice-T came out with Body Count. I think all that set the stage for Nirvana. And Nevermind was a damn near perfect album, like Bob Marley's Talkin' Blues or John Coltrane's A Love Supreme."