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Yasiin Bey (Mos Def) Announces Final Album "Dec 99th"
Over the weekend Yasiin Bey revealed that he will perform four final shows from December 21 to January 2 -- then he will retire. This morning, he announced his final album Dec 99th, a collaboration with Ferrari Sheppard that will arrive on December 9th.
Yasiin Bey AKA Mos Def To Host Four US Concerts Before Retirement
The current whereabouts of Yasiin Bey, the artist formerly known as Mos Def, are unknown, though he's finally left South Africa, where he has been all year.
Yasiin Bey (Mos Def) Allowed To Travel To U.S. Following Arrest In South Africa
Yasiin Bey (formerly known as Mos Def) has spent the majority of 2016 unable to leave South Africa.
A Tribe Called Red Feat. Yasiin Bey, Narcy "R.E.D." Video
Last month Yasiin Bey (fka Mos Def) appeared on a track by indigenous Canadian trio A Tribe Called Red alongside Narcy and Black Bear. Today we have a video for the stomping “R.E.D.,” and it’s just as wild and impressive as the track.
Yasiin Bey Posts Possible Tracklist Featuring Kendrick Lamar, Kanye West, J. Cole
UPDATE 1/21/16 A rep for Yasiin Bey has told The Fader that all of Bey's social media channels are fake, so sadly none of the collaborations posted to the Instagram account referenced in this article are real either. ...
Yasiin Bey Retires From Rap; Shares Audio Message On South Africa Situation
Well this is rather surprising. Not even 48 hours after receiving the official version of “No More Parties In LA,” Kanye West takes to twitter to share a message he has from Mos Def Yasiin Bey.
Yasiin Bey Rep Gives Statement About Rapper's Arrest
News circulated quickly this morning about Yasiin Bey (formerly Mos Def) being detained in South Africa following his use of a bogus passport. A representative of Bey has spoked to Okayafrica to clear up a few details about the incident.
Yasiin Bey, FKA Mos Def, Has Been Arrested In South Africa
Since 2013, Mos Def – who now goes by Yasiin Bey – has been residing in Cape Town, South Africa. He left after becoming disillusioned with “certain aspects of America,” and has not expressed any interest in moving back to America.
Yasiin Bey Shares Thoughts On ISIS & The Paris Attacks
Friday's great tragedy in Paris has found many artists sending out thoughts and prayers to the victims of the attack, but while most reactions have been limited to social media posts and hashtags, Yasiin Bey (formerly Mos Def) has made an effort to share a lit
Yasiin Bey "Basquiat Ghostwriter" Video
Ever wanted to hear Mos Def interpolate a Waka Flocka Flame lyric? If you're among the handful that ever imagined that was possible, Def (AKA Yasiin Bey)'s new single should satisfy you, as he nabs the "Ridin' real slow bendin' corners" line from "Hard In
Mos Def Responds To Lupe Fiasco & King Los: "I’m Not Trying To Arrange Fights With Them”
Fans of battle rapping, lyricism and all-around #BARS rejoiced yesterday when it looked like Lupe Fiasco and King Los were about to jump into the ring with Mos Def (AKA Yasiin Bey), who had issued a challenge to other rappers to battle him.
Kendrick Lamar Brings Out Mos Def To Perform "Alright" At Osheaga
With Action Bronson pulling out of Montreal's Osheaga festival, Mos Def (who now goes by Yasiin Bey) was brought in to replace him.
Yasiin Bey Says America Is A Tough Place To Be Creative
In a recent interview with Beats By Dre, Yasiin Bey discussed his artistic journey and his difficulties accessing his "robust creativity" within the borders of the United States.