Video: What If Mos Def Were President?

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Mos Def

clues viewers in on the policies he would put in place were he chosen as Head of State. The emcee's radical proposals include universal healthcare, a 10% flat tax for all Americans, mandatory community service for the rich, and a 100-year ban on the word "shortie."

The industry vet, whose fourth album,

The Ecstatic

, is set to drop on February 10th, 2009, believes these political decisions would add up to "

Life in Marvelous Times

for Americans - what do