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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.
Public Enemy, Yasiin Bey And Erykah Badu Celebrate 25th Anniversary Of "Do The Right Thing" With Spike Lee
Monday (June 30th) marks the 25th anniversary of Spike Lee's 1989 film "Do The Right Thing," and so the director held a block party in Brooklyn's Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood today to celebrate.
Yasiin Bey (Mos Def) & Talib Kweli Reunite At Dave Chappelle's Show In New York
Much like his iconic sketch comedy series, Chappelle's Show, music has played a big role in Dave Chappelle's recent string of shows at Radio City Music Hall.
Mannie Fresh Previews New Mos Def Song In NPR Interview
Mannie Fresh sits down for an extensive interview with NPR, spending 90 minutes answering questions about his career from both hosts and audience members.
Talib Kweli Speaks On Reports That Yasiin Bey Is Not Allowed To Return To U.S.
The other week a report surfaced that Yasiin Bey, better known as Mos Def, had to cancel a string of U.S. tour dates because he was not allowed to re-enter the United States.