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Yasiin Bey

  1. album review
    The Improbable Return of Black StarIt’s been 24 years since Yasiin Bey and Talib Kweli released an album together. Was it worth the wait?
  2. casting
    Yasiin Bey, Formerly Mos Def, Won’t Play Thelonious Monk Without Estate ApprovalThe musician said he was under the impression the family was “onboard.”
  3. last night on late night
    Watch Yasiin Bey and Ferrari Sheppard, as Dec. 99th, Perform TogetherIn their TV debut.
  4. freedom
    Yasiin Bey (Mos Def) Allowed to Leave South Africa After Long Legal BattleHe won’t be permitted to reenter the country.
  5. retirements
    Yasiin Bey Announces Retirement, Final Album“I’m retiring from the music recording industry as it is currently assembled today, and also from Hollywood, effective immediately.”
  6. paris
    Yasiin Bey Shares Song, Tells ISIS to ‘F*** Off’“[ISIS doesn’t] represent nothing about Islam or nothing about the Prophet.”
  7. protests
    Yasiin Bey, the Former Mos Def, Got Force-FedFor a human rights video.
  8. brooklyn
    Mos Def on His Barclays Center Poem and Jay-ZOn Thursday, we wrote about Yasiin Bey’s new poem, which concerns Brooklyn’s Barclay’s Center. Here is our extended transcript.
  9. where brooklyn at?
    Former Mos Def Poetry-Slams the Barclays CenterYasiin Bey hopes for a summit meeting with Jay-Z and Harry Belafonte to discuss the arena’s effect on Brooklyn. 
  10. fat joe
    Watch Fat Joe’s Video for ‘Pride N Joy’Anyone getting flashbacks of 1996?
  11. mos def
    Hear Mos Def’s Version of ‘N*ggas in Paris’The Artist Formerly Known As Mos Def changes name, remains “socially conscious.”
  12. casting couch
    John Hawkes Will Play Robert De Niro’s Character in Jackie Brown PrequelPlus Mos Def Yasiin Bey as a younger version of Samuel L. Jackson’s character.