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.
Red Bull Sound Select presents:
Pell - Patience (Chris Lake Remix)

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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