Mos Def (Yasiin Bey)

Mos Def (Yasiin Bey)

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Beat Break: Hi-Tek Shares the Story Behind His 5 Biggest Songs

By Andy James | Posted September 22, 2017
From Black Star to 50 Cent, Cincinnati's humble giant reflects on five of his biggest records.

“I Got Shit to Do”: Mos Def Tackles Being an Adult In Hip-Hop’s Digital Era

By Brent Bradley | Posted August 30, 2017
The balance act between adult responsibilities and a never ending stream of content is nearly impossible to perfect.

Yasiin Bey (aka Mos Def) ‘December 99th’ Cheat Code Album Review

By Andy James | Posted December 22, 2016
If 'December 99th' is the beginning of the end of Mos Def, we hope there's better stuff to come.

Yasiin Bey Has Two More Albums on Deck & They Sound Amazing

By Andy James | Posted December 6, 2016
One of Brooklyn's finest is going out with a bang.

Ranked: Every December 2016 Hip-Hop Album Release

By Yoh | Posted December 1, 2016
Drake, J. Cole, Cudi—so many big rap albums are dropping in December that we had to rank them all.
Tags: Drake, Opinion

Mos Def Cleared of Charges in South Africa, is His Final Album on the Way?

By Nathan S. | Posted November 22, 2016
One of the greatest rappers ever is preparing to release his final album - you have questions, we have answers.

Yasiin Bey Has Quietly Released an Album’s Worth of New Music This Year

By William E. Ketchum III | Posted August 3, 2016
After his retirement announcement Yasiin Bey's proceeded to drop a lot of music this year, and it's been some of his best.
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