Posts tagged "Yasiin Bey"


Yasiin Bey Connects The Paris Attacks To The Death Of Tamir Rice And Other Injustices

Yasiin Bey drops knowledge regarding the Paris attacks.


Sorry Folks, A Yasiin Bey-Lupe Fiasco Battle Will Not Be Happening

Yasiin Bey (a.k.a Mos Def) responds to Lupe Fiasco regarding their alleged battle.


Mos Def & Friends Versus Everybody: Yasiin Bey Issues An Epic Challenge To All Rappers

Mos Def just issued an epic challenge to all rappers…

Movies & TV

Yasiin Bey On Amy Winehouse: “She Did More With Her Talent Than Just Use Dope”

In a behind-the-scene clip from the new Amy Winehouse documentary, Yasiin Bey speaks passionately about the UK jazz singer's short life, but profound musical legacy.


Who Won Instagram This Week: Flawless Duo, Beyonce And Nicki Minaj

The battle for the best celebrity Instagram of the week starring Beyonce, Nicki Minaj and more.


Zoe Kravitz Might Have Herself A ‘Yasiin Bae’

Are Zoe Kravitz and Yasiin Bey a thing? Or nah?

Music News

A$AP Rocky Surprises A London Crown By Bringing Out Yasiin Bey

During A$AP Rocky's set at a London show, Yasiin Bey (formerly Mos Def) surprised the crowd.


Yasiin Bey Gives Pivotal Speech On The Recent Eric Garner Decision And Ferguson Protests

Yasiin Bey, affectionately known as Mos Def, is the latest artist to speak out on the grand jury decision involving an NYPD officer's deadly chokehold…


Watch: Yasiin Bey Returns To America For Surprise Performance At Dave Chappelle’s Radio City Show

1, 2, 3, it's Mos Def and Talib Kweli! Dave Chappelle capped off his Radio City run in a big way. After kicking off his…


Mannie Fresh Premiers New Song Featuring Yasiin Bey

Famed producer/DJ Mannie Fresh is back in the lab, and his interview with NPR's Microphone Check program proved that the New Orleans-native hasn't missed a…


Yasiin Bey Cancels Upcoming U.S. Tour Due to ‘Legal Issues’

Yasiin Bey won’t be coming to the U.S. anytime soon, most def. The rapper,also known as Mos Def, has been banned by the U.S. government from…


Yasiin Bey Cancels Upcoming U.S. Tour Due To ‘Legal Issues’

Yasiin Bey won't be coming to the U.S. anytime soon, most def. The rapper,also known as Mos Def, has been banned by the U.S. government…


New Music: Yasiin Gaye (Yasiin Bey & Marvin Gaye) ‘B Stands For Beef’

Amerigo Gazaway gives us another Yasiin Bey (Mos Def)/Marvin Gaye mash-up, this time off of the sequel to his Yasiin Gaye: The Departure (Side 1).


Yasiin Bey Talks Cape Town Life, Wearing Ghanian Clothing

Brooklyn hip-hop legend Yasiin Bey, formerly known as Mos Def, took his talents to Cape Town last May, and now plans to make it his…


Watch: Yasiin Bey (Mos Def) Performs New Songs Live From Africa

It's been literally—no exaggeration—forever since we've heard new songs from the rapper/crooner formerly known as Mos Def. Yet today (Jan. 17), Yasiin Bey is…


Spotted: Macklemore, Jennifer Hudson, Michael K. Williams And More Hit Up Kanye West’s ‘Yeezus’ Show

The streets were bustling with the sights and sounds of music in New York last night for Kanye West's second Yeezus show at Brooklyn's Barclays…