APARTHEID REIGNS ON: MOS DEF GETS DISCRIMINATED AGAINST IN SOUTH AFRICAN COURT
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THE EMCEE BELIEVES HE’S BEING PERSECUTED FOR POLITICAL REASONS
Yasiin Bey Is Trying To Stay In S.A.!
THE BROOKLYN BORN EMCEE/ACTOR ACCUSED OF USING A FAKE PASSPORT
YASIIN BEY DROPS A NEW SONG FOR POLICE BRUTALITY
THE RAPPER TALKS ABOUT THE RECENT ATTACKS IN PARIS
BIG NEWS FROM YASIIN BEY AND TALIB KWELI
THE DETROIT SPITTER TO RECONNECT WITH DJ PREMIER?
THE ONYX MEMBER NAMES HIS BATTLE RAP HIT LIST
YASIIN BEY IS BACK WITH A VIDEO THAT PAYS TRIBUTE TO BASQUIAT
WILL THE WORLD EVER GET A SEQUEL TO THEIR CLASSIC ALBUM?
RAPSODY RANKS HER FAVORITE LYRICISTS.
Did Mos Write A Bad Check?
WATCH MOS DEF MAKE HIS COMEDY DEBUT
CHECK OUT A FEW CLIPS FROM KENDRICK’S STELLAR PERFORMANCE
GET TO KNOW THE WOMAN BEHIND THE NAME IN NEW FILM
ROCKY SITS DOWN WITH DJ WHOO KID
A.L.L.A. IS AN ALBUM THAT SHOWCASES ASAP ROCKY’S HUMAN PROGRESSION AND ARTISTIC CREATIVY
ASAP DROPS HIS ‘A.L.L.A.’ PROJECT WITH A HOST OF FEATURES AND BIG SONGS!
BOO’D UP OR NAH?
Beats by Dre x Yasiin Bey (Mos Def) Exclusive Beats Interview
THE BROOKLYN BORN EMCEE GIVES RARE INTERVIEW
“WE’RE AT A WATERSHED MOMENT FOR HUMANITY”
MANNIE FRESH PREVIEWS NEW SONG W/ MOS DEF, SAYS HE DID NOT SEQUENCE “400 DEGREEZ” + MORE (VIDEO)
KANYE WEST AND KIM KARDASHIAN’S WEDDING AS TOLD THROUGH PICTURES
WHOSANE CLAIMS RUMORS HIS FRIEND MOS DEF CAN’T RETURN TO U.S. ARE UNTRUE
DID “TORTURE VIDEO” CAUSE MOS’ ISSUES WITH U.S.?
MOS DEF IS NOT ALLOWED IN THE U.S. DUE TO “IMMIGRATION ISSUES”
TALIB KWELI: KANYE WEST WANTED TO BE ON RAWKUS WITH HIM & MOS DEF NOT ROC-A-FELLA
YASIIN BEY: THIS WRAP IS WHAT I’M COMFORTABLE IN AT HOME
YASIIN BEY TO PRESENT NEW MUSIC AT “TIME IS ALWAYS NOW” EVENT
COBE OBEAH IS A SHINING STAR IN THE NEW CROP OF HIP-HOP TALENT
(AllHipHop News) Yasiin Bey (the artist formerly known as Mos Def ) is featured in a short film where he is brutally force-fed, to protest against the conditions of Guantanamo Bay for human right charity Reprieve. The Brooklyn born rapper re-enacts the procedure of prisoners on hunger strikes, in a four-minute clip created by award-winning… Read more »
(AllHipHop News) The New York City Police Department’s “Stop-and-Frisk” policy is one of the most highly criticized police tactics in recent years. The New York Civil Liberties Union, LatinoJustice PRLDEF, and The Bronx Defenders filed a federal class action lawsuit against the city, and as a result, a judge ordered that the NYPD stop enforcing the practice in front… Read more »
RUMORS: KANYE IS PARIS WITH MOS DEF AND…CHIEF KEEF?
We loved interviewing and writing about Bilal for our exclusive interview, (Read that here.) That we had to revisit some of our favorite hip-hop songs that featured the soulful singer. During his long hiatus from recording, some of his best work came from his collaborations with rap artists. From Jay-Z and Jadakiss to Common and Kweli, Bilal has… Read more »
Apology number 2: Yesterday, I posted a completely BS story and I want to say sorry about it. Apparently, it was some idiots idea of a prank or a joke and it dealt with the topic of rape. In my heart of hearts I felt it was bogus, but ran it anyway, sourcing another site…. Read more »
(AllHipHop News) Most people still know him as Mos Def, but the man who now professionally goes by Yasiin Bey took it back to his pre-name change days when he performed at The Shrine in Chicago recently. The G.O.O.D. Music member debuted the previously unreleased song “The Light is Afraid of the Dark” during the show. The… Read more »
WHO IS MOS DEF MAKING A WHOLE ALBUM WITH?
A DECADE OF “QUALITY”: THE 10TH ANNIVERSARY OF TALIB KWELI’S EPIC ALBUM
MOS DEF (YASIIN BEY) AND TALIB KWELI REUNITE AS BLACK STAR IN L.A. AND HIP-HOP ENSUES!
AFROPUNK: WHAT HIP-HOP WAS AND IS
VIDEO: ERYKAH BADU AND YASIIN BEY (MOS DEF) ROCK OUT AT AFROPUNK!
Earlier this week, we told you how the G.O.O.D. Music compilation album, Cruel Summer, was getting pushed back yet again due to four more features. We hear that one of those features has been tough to get and has been the main reason behind the push back. What feature is that you ask? Well, it’s… Read more »
AHH STRAY NEWS: RICK ROSS RULES, YASIIN BEY TAKES ON MUSICAL, BIG SEAN TALKS ALBUM
TALIB KWELI WORKS TO KEEP FANS SATISFIED WITH UPCOMING “ATTACK THE BLOCK” MIXTAPE
BLACK MUSIC MONTH: RAP AND ROCK’S RAUCOUS REBELLION
THE WORDSMITHS CAME OUT TO CELEBRATE 20 YEARS OF THE LYRICIST LOUNGE – CHECK THE RECAP!
(AllHipHop News) Not to be outdone by all of the recent festival news from Soundset, Rock the Bells, Lollapalooza and Made In America, the Austin City Limits 2012 Music Festival (ACL) has revealed its lineup for the city’s 11th annual, three-day concert event, to take place October 12-14 at Zilker Park in Austin, Texas. ACL 2012,… Read more »
(AllHipHop News) In it’s second year, the Blue Note Jazz Festival has lined up such talent as Black Thought and ?uestlove of the legendary Roots crew, as well as Yasiin Bey and a plethora of others to perform at the June 10 event that will be held throughout the city of New York. “After an… Read more »
THE DUMBING-DOWN OF HIP-HOP…WHOSE FAULT IS IT? READ THE EDITORIAL.
PRE-L.A. RIOTS, HIP-HOP WAS A LOT MORE RADICAL…SO WHAT HAPPENED? READ HERE.
(AllHipHop News) Many artists who achieve success on the level of fame, money, and chart-topping albums agree that the urge to stray from what brought them to the table can be a challenge. However, Questlove credits his former Def Jam boss, Jay-Z, for keeping him and his group, The Roots, musically and artistically intact. “(Jay-Z) didn’t… Read more »
Three years ago, music fans were ecstatic to hear that Jay Electronica, Yasiin Bey aka Mos Def, and Curren$y were forming a supergroup called Center Edge Territory. After only a few collaboration records between the three MCs, we still don’t have an album. Super producer Ski Beatz revealed in an interview with VIBE that the… Read more »
Yasiin Bey aka Mos Def recently released a remix to The Throne’s “Ni**a’s In Paris” entitled “Ni**ga’s in Poorest” to commemorate the anniversary of Malcom X’s death. On the track Yasiin Bey takes the exact opposite approach that Kanye West and Jay-Z took on the track and instead raps about poverty and violence. The tone… Read more »
THE RE:GENERATION MUSIC PROJECT IS UNLIKE ANY MUSIC FILM YOU’VE SEEN! STARRING DJ PREMIER, YASSIN BEY, AND MS. BADU!
(AllHipHop News) Yasiin Bey a.k.a. Mos Def is set to star in Switch, the film prequel to Quentin Tarantino’s 1997 film, Jackie Brown. Bey, along with John Hawkes, will play the the younger versions of Ordell Robbie and Louis Gara respectively, characters made famous by Jackson and De Niro in director Quentin Tarantino’s 1997 film Jackie Brown, which… Read more »
You may not recognize her name, yet, but you will. McKenzie Eddy is the co-founder, alongside music mogul Dame Dash and Raquel Horn, of the media collective known as DD172. Not only did she help found the creative conglomerate, Eddy is also the president of BluRoc records, a label that released the last two albums from producer… Read more »