The church of Hip-Hop can always use more Yasiin Bey. The artist still known as the Mighty Mos Def drops “Black Jesus,” a collaboration with legendary Cash Money producer Mannie Fresh.
Yaasin Bey has been rather giving with the unreleased material lately. The first instance came just days ago, when footage of the Brooklyn native performing an unheard track produced by Kanye West, titled “The Light is Not Afraid of the Dark,” in Chicago surfaced. Today, we got wind that the artist formerly known as Mos […]
Yasiin Bey isn’t one to mince words, and last week he released a poem lamenting about the brand new Barclays Center arena in his beloved hometown. Although the piece, titled “On center.stadium.status,” could have been seen as a jab toward Jay-Z, Bey cleared the air in an interview saying that is not the case.
Hip-Hop fans have long known that Yasiin Bey aka the Mighty Mos Def is superb poet. Now readers of The Paris Review will recognize as well since one of the Brooklyn native’s poems has been published in the renowned literary publication.
So, Yasiin Bey has an ongoing Top 40 Underdog series, and forthcoming project. This is where we mention that the last drop was back in the spring. Nevertheless, today we get the latest installment with a tune called “I Don’t Like.”
Yasiin Bey, formerly referred to by the masses as the mighty Mos Def, has maintained his presence in the fast-moving and often fickle world of Hip-Hop since exploding on the scene in the late 90s. Although he has long since been removed from his New York underground rap past, Bey is still immersed in music […]
Over the weekend, the dynamic duo of Yasiin Bey and Talib Kweli – collectively known as Black Star – rocked Club Nokia in Los Angeles much to the delight of a packed house. Running through their bevy of classic joints this past Saturday, Bey and Kweli both appeared to be in top form. After the set, […]
Hip-Hop has known for a long time that Yasiin Bey (formerly known as the Mighty Mos Def) is one of the culture’s greatest treasures. Besides poignant rhymes and Golden Globe and Emmy nominated acting chops, the Brooklyn native has long been a fashion forward firebrand. The real life documentarian’s gear may be a mix of Ivy […]
Yasiin Bey (f/k/a Mos Def) and Mannie Fresh jumped in the studio to create a song called “OMFGOD” and have shared footage of how it all went down. Most of these behind the scenes type of videos are usually pretty “meh,” but this one is type interesting for at least a couple of reasons. First, […]