Mos Def understood that hip-hop was a culture built on connectivity.
This is the story of 'Mos Def & Talib Kweli Are Black Star,' 20 years later.
From Black Star to 50 Cent, Cincinnati's humble giant reflects on five of his biggest records.
The balance act between adult responsibilities and a never ending stream of content is nearly impossible to perfect.
He was right.
If 'December 99th' is the beginning of the end of Mos Def, we hope there's better stuff to come.
One of Brooklyn's finest is going out with a bang.
One of the greatest rappers ever is preparing to release his final album - you have questions, we have answers.
After his retirement announcement Yasiin Bey's proceeded to drop a lot of music this year, and it's been some of his best.
Mos Def is the reason I fell in love with hip-hop, and now his music career is officially over.
Bey's been living in South Africa since '09, but officials are set to deport he and his family back to the U.S.