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iol.co.za
Film features Mos Def's passport issuesAmerican hip hop artist Mos Def talks about his controversial “world passport”
Film features Mos Def's passport issues
iol.co.za / Posted 23 hours ago
American hip hop artist Mos Def talks about his controversial “world passport” in a new documentary. The rapper, also known as Yasiin Bey, is currently in a legal battle with the Department of Home Affairs after it was discovered he didn’t have a... Read more
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Faster Louder
10 years after his death J Dilla is still defining the sound of hip-hopROB INGLIS examines how the legacy of legendary Detroit producer J Dilla contin
10 years after his death J Dilla is still defining the sound of hip-hop
Faster Louder / Posted yesterday
ROB INGLIS examines how the legacy of legendary Detroit producer J Dilla continues to thrive 10 years after his death on February 10, 2006 at the age of just 32. In 2012, unassuming Detroit record store owner Jeff Bubeck purchased a storage unit... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Mos Def appears in film on World PassportThe Western Cape High Court will today‚ Tuesday‚ hear an application from Mos D
Mos Def appears in film on World Passport
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 2 days ago
The Western Cape High Court will today‚ Tuesday‚ hear an application from Mos Def‚ who’s birth name is Dante Terrell Smith‚ for an indefinite stay in South Africa. The musician was arrested in January after Home Affairs discovered that he did not... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
The Veldt: pioneering black shoegazers who inspired the WeekndDaniel Chavis remembers the first time the Veldt were labelled “difficult”. Bac
The Veldt: pioneering black shoegazers who inspired the Weeknd
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 5 days ago
Daniel Chavis remembers the first time the Veldt were labelled “difficult”. Back in the early 90s, his North Carolina quartet had just recorded an album in London with Cocteau Twins’ Robin Guthrie, and their new A&R rep was unimpressed. “Other black... Read more
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Miami New Times
Concert Pick of the Weekend: J Dilla Weekend at Soho StudiosIn 2006, James "J Dilla" Dewitt Yancey, just 32-years-old, passed away from a r
Concert Pick of the Weekend: J Dilla Weekend at Soho Studios
Miami New Times / Posted 5 days ago
In 2006, James "J Dilla" Dewitt Yancey, just 32-years-old, passed away from a rare blood disease called thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura. But before he succumbed to the illness, Dilla was known as one of the most important producers in hip-hop. A... Read more
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iafrica.com
US rapper's family to stay longer in SARapper Mos Def performs with Gorillaz at Madison Square Garden on October 8, 20
US rapper's family to stay longer in SA
iafrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
Rapper Mos Def performs with Gorillaz at Madison Square Garden on October 8, 2010 in New York City. Credit: Michael Loccisano/Getty Images/AFP An interim court order allowing American rapper Mos Def’s family to remain in South Africa has been... Read more
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iafrica.com
Mos Def & family to remain in SA for nowRapper Mos Def performs with Gorillaz at Madison Square Garden on October 8, 20
Mos Def & family to remain in SA for now
iafrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
Rapper Mos Def performs with Gorillaz at Madison Square Garden on October 8, 2010 in New York City. Credit: Michael Loccisano/Getty Images/AFP US rapper Mos Def, who is facing charges under the Immigration Act, and his family will be staying in the... Read more
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FOX 12 Oregon
Mos Def's family in court to stop deportation from S. AfricaJOHANNESBURG (AP) - American rapper Mos Def's family appeared in court on Tuesd
Mos Def's family in court to stop deportation from S. Africa
FOX 12 Oregon / Posted 8 days ago
JOHANNESBURG (AP) - American rapper Mos Def's family appeared in court on Tuesday to stop their deportation from South Africa, a South African official said. A judge ruled that lawyers representing the rapper's wife and child could argue why they... Read more
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Eyewitness News 3 Hartford
Mos Def's family in court to stop deportation from S. AfricaJOHANNESBURG (AP) - American rapper Mos Def's family appeared in court on Tuesd
Mos Def's family in court to stop deportation from S. Africa
Eyewitness News 3 Hartford / Posted 8 days ago
JOHANNESBURG (AP) - American rapper Mos Def's family appeared in court on Tuesday to stop their deportation from South Africa, a South African official said. A judge ruled that lawyers representing the rapper's wife and child could argue why they... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Mos Def's family in court to stop deportation from S. AfricaJOHANNESBURG - American rapper Mos Def's family appeared in court on Tuesday to
Mos Def's family in court to stop deportation from S. Africa
Brandon Sun / Posted 8 days ago
JOHANNESBURG - American rapper Mos Def's family appeared in court on Tuesday to stop their deportation from South Africa, a South African official said. A judge ruled that lawyers representing the rapper's wife and child could argue why they should... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Court case taking its toll on Mos Def says lawyerLegal teams met in chambers at the Western Cape High Court on Tuesday, where th
Court case taking its toll on Mos Def says lawyer
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 8 days ago
Legal teams met in chambers at the Western Cape High Court on Tuesday, where the matter would be postponed, the artist's legal representative Shaheid Schrueder said. An urgent application was filed for seven of the rapper's family members to stay in... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Court case 'taxing' on Mos Def lawyerTammy Petersen, News24 Musician Mos Def performs during a party for Google's n
Court case 'taxing' on Mos Def lawyer
News 24 South Africa / Posted 8 days ago
Tammy Petersen, News24 Musician Mos Def performs during a party for Google's new music search in Los Angeles. (Matt Sayles, AP) Cape Town - Mos Def's application for his family to stay in the country while he faces charges of contravening the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Court Case 'Taxing' On Mos Def - LawyerMos Def's application for his family to stay in the country while he faces char
Court Case 'Taxing' On Mos Def - Lawyer
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
Mos Def's application for his family to stay in the country while he faces charges of contravening the Immigration Act will be decided on in two weeks. Legal teams met in chambers at the Western Cape High Court on Tuesday, where the matter would be... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Mos Def's Family Gets Interim Order to Stay in SAAmerican Hip hop artist and actor Yasiim Bey's family has been granted an inter
Mos Def's Family Gets Interim Order to Stay in SA
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
American Hip hop artist and actor Yasiim Bey's family has been granted an interim order to stay in the country, the SABC reported on Saturday. The Western Cape High Court is scheduled to hear the US rapper's application for an indefinite stay. The... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Mos Def's family gets interim order to stay in SAAmanda Khoza, News24 Musician Mos Def performs during a party for Google's new
Mos Def's family gets interim order to stay in SA
News 24 South Africa / Posted 11 days ago
Amanda Khoza, News24 Musician Mos Def performs during a party for Google's new music search in Los Angeles. (Matt Sayles, AP) Cape Town – American Hip hop artist and actor Yasiim Bey’s family has been granted an interim order to stay in the... Read more
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iol.co.za
Mos Def’s family struggle to stay in SAUS rapper Mos Def’s family on Friday tried desperately to secure a longer stay
Mos Def’s family struggle to stay in SA
iol.co.za / Posted 12 days ago
US rapper Mos Def’s family on Friday tried desperately to secure a longer stay in South Africa after immigration authorities gave them until Friday night to leave because they are allegedly here illegally. Meanwhile, it has also emerged that a... Read more
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SportingNews
Cam Newton is finally freeCam Newton was tired of walking on the eggshells. So Wednesday, he decided to t
Cam Newton is finally free
SportingNews / Posted 14 days ago
Cam Newton was tired of walking on the eggshells. So Wednesday, he decided to treat them the way he does defenders near the goal line — doing him, giving caution the middle finger and crushing them. Newton, has been shaped and molded for the public... Read more
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Canberra Times
Guvera: it's like radio without the moneyAlice Cooper helped launch Guvera. Photo: Paul Rovere Guvera's plans to list o
Guvera: it's like radio without the money
Canberra Times / Posted 16 days ago
Alice Cooper helped launch Guvera. Photo: Paul Rovere Guvera's plans to list on the stock market have fascinated CBD for years, and years, and years. So your columnist was overjoyed to hear of the latest efforts to get the music streaming service... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Guvera: it's like radio without the moneyAlice Cooper helped launch Guvera. Photo: Paul Rovere Guvera's plans to list o
Guvera: it's like radio without the money
Brisbane Times / Posted 16 days ago
Alice Cooper helped launch Guvera. Photo: Paul Rovere Guvera's plans to list on the stock market have fascinated CBD for years, and years, and years. So your columnist was overjoyed to hear of the latest efforts to get the music streaming service... Read more
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WA Today
Guvera: it's like radio without the moneyAlice Cooper helped launch Guvera. Photo: Paul Rovere Guvera's plans to list o
Guvera: it's like radio without the money
WA Today / Posted 16 days ago
Alice Cooper helped launch Guvera. Photo: Paul Rovere Guvera's plans to list on the stock market have fascinated CBD for years, and years, and years. So your columnist was overjoyed to hear of the latest efforts to get the music streaming service... Read more
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The Age
Guvera: it's like radio without the moneyAlice Cooper helped launch Guvera. Photo: Paul Rovere Guvera's plans to list o
Guvera: it's like radio without the money
The Age / Posted 16 days ago
Alice Cooper helped launch Guvera. Photo: Paul Rovere Guvera's plans to list on the stock market have fascinated CBD for years, and years, and years. So your columnist was overjoyed to hear of the latest efforts to get the music streaming service... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Guvera: it's like radio without the moneyAlice Cooper helped launch Guvera. Photo: Paul Rovere Guvera's plans to list o
Guvera: it's like radio without the money
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 16 days ago
Alice Cooper helped launch Guvera. Photo: Paul Rovere Guvera's plans to list on the stock market have fascinated CBD for years, and years, and years. So your columnist was overjoyed to hear of the latest efforts to get the music streaming service... Read more
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iol.co.za
Kanye broadcasts Mos Def’s woesSouth Africa’s immigration laws have been thrust into the international spotlig
Kanye broadcasts Mos Def’s woes
iol.co.za / Posted 18 days ago
South Africa’s immigration laws have been thrust into the international spotlight and ridiculed on a most unlikely platform – US celebrity and rap mogul Kanye West’s website. West broadcast an audio message late on Tuesday by fellow US rapper and... Read more
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News.com.au
Should you get a ‘world passport’?Rapper Mos Def, also known as Yasiin Bey, has to report to police every two day
Should you get a ‘world passport’?
News.com.au / Posted 18 days ago
Rapper Mos Def, also known as Yasiin Bey, has to report to police every two days in South Africa after trying to travel on a “World Passport”. Picture: AP/Matt Sayles. IT’S a simple idea that could solve a lot of problems — so should you really... Read more
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iol.co.za
Know your news? Test yourselfFancy yourself a Sherlock Holmes? Test yourself with our quiz! Were you paying
Know your news? Test yourself
iol.co.za / Posted 19 days ago
Fancy yourself a Sherlock Holmes? Test yourself with our quiz! Were you paying attention to this week's headline making news? See how well you fair in this week's IOL quiz! Which city is currently hosting the 2016 World Economic Forum? New York... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'I Think That Mos Def Is Expecting Special Treatment'The arrest of American rapper Mos Def (aka Yasiin Bey) in Cape Town last Thursd
'I Think That Mos Def Is Expecting Special Treatment'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 19 days ago
The arrest of American rapper Mos Def (aka Yasiin Bey) in Cape Town last Thursday has sparked a nationwide discussion about the validity of the "World Passport" he was said to be carrying. The "World Passport", created by the "World Government of... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
AP Explains: Just what is that 'world passport' Mos Def had?Mos Def's arrest in South Africa shined a light on the world passport, a docume
AP Explains: Just what is that 'world passport' Mos Def had?
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 20 days ago
Mos Def's arrest in South Africa shined a light on the world passport, a document invented by a Vermont man in the aftermath of World War II. The 42-year-old rapper and actor, who is also known as Yasiin Bey, was accused of trying to leave South... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
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KTVZ Bend / Posted 20 days ago
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iafrica.com
EFF demands US rapper's releaseThe EFF has demanded that authorities release US rapper Yasiin Bey (also known
EFF demands US rapper's release
iafrica.com / Posted 20 days ago
The EFF has demanded that authorities release US rapper Yasiin Bey (also known as Mos Def). Bey was arrested earlier this week after trying to leave South Africa with a so-called "world passport". "The EFF condemns Home Affairs reactionary... Read more
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iol.co.za
EFF condemns Mos Def’s arrestJohannesburg - The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) has condemned the arrest of
EFF condemns Mos Def’s arrest
iol.co.za / Posted 20 days ago
Johannesburg - The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) has condemned the arrest of American musician Yasiin Bey (known as Mos Def) by the Department of Home Affairs. The musician was detained by immigration police on January 9 at Cape Town International... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
AKA tired of SA's shade - call 'Mr Pony' for Mos Def replyNow people need me to reply to Mos Def?!?! ... Every time I stand up for SA all
AKA tired of SA's shade - call 'Mr Pony' for Mos Def reply
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 21 days ago
Now people need me to reply to Mos Def?!?! ... Every time I stand up for SA all they do is shade me. Tsek❗️Call Mr Pony Mos Def was arrested last week for travelling with a fraudulent passport. He responded to this by freestyling Kanye West's 'No... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
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KTVZ Bend / Posted 21 days ago
| Sports - Home Scot beats opponent 6-0, 6-4, 6-1 in 91 minutes Quinn Rooney/Getty Images Andy Murray made it clear before the Australian Open began that he... Read more
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iafrica.com
Home Affairs sticks to decision over Mos DefRapper Mos Def performs with Gorillaz at Madison Square Garden on October 8, 20
Home Affairs sticks to decision over Mos Def
iafrica.com / Posted 21 days ago
Rapper Mos Def performs with Gorillaz at Madison Square Garden on October 8, 2010 in New York City. Credit: Michael Loccisano/Getty Images/AFP While American rapper Yasiin Bey, also known as Mos Def, maintains that the world passport he tried to use... Read more
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The News-Times
AP Explains: Just what is that 'world passport' Mos Def had?FILE - In this Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2009 file photo, musician Mos Def speaks on
AP Explains: Just what is that 'world passport' Mos Def had?
The News-Times / Posted 21 days ago
FILE - In this Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2009 file photo, musician Mos Def speaks on a panel discussing Google's new music search in Los Angeles. Mos Def’s arrest in South Africa shined a light on the world passport, a document invented by a Vermont man in... Read more
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Daily Mail
US to announce plan for new visa rules for some EuropeansObama Administration announcing plan for new visa rules for European travelers
US to announce plan for new visa rules for some Europeans
Daily Mail / Posted 21 days ago
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Denver Post
AP Top Entertainment News at 1:57 a.m. ESTPinkett Smith says Oscars backlash not really about Oscars Appeals court to hea
AP Top Entertainment News at 1:57 a.m. EST
Denver Post / Posted 21 days ago
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Aljazeera
South Africa says no to Mos Def's 'world passport'Mos Def has found out the hard way that a so-called "world passport" is not acc
South Africa says no to Mos Def's 'world passport'
Aljazeera / Posted 21 days ago
Mos Def has found out the hard way that a so-called "world passport" is not accepted in South Africa and the American rapper will now have to appear in court for trying to use one. The 42-year-old, also known as Yasiin Bey, is alleged to have broken... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
Mos Def charged with breaking South Africa’s immigration lawMos Def must appear in court for allegedly breaking South Africa's immigration
Mos Def charged with breaking South Africa’s immigration law
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 21 days ago
Mos Def must appear in court for allegedly breaking South Africa's immigration laws, an official said Wednesday. The rapper and actor was charged with using a false identity, using an unrecognized travel document and helping his family stay in the... Read more
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Beaumont Enterprise
AP Explains: Just what is that 'world passport' Mos Def had?FILE - In this Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2009 file photo, musician Mos Def speaks on
AP Explains: Just what is that 'world passport' Mos Def had?
Beaumont Enterprise / Posted 21 days ago
FILE - In this Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2009 file photo, musician Mos Def speaks on a panel discussing Google's new music search in Los Angeles. Mos Def’s arrest in South Africa shined a light on the world passport, a document invented by a Vermont man in... Read more
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Denver Post
AP Explains: Just what is that 'world passport' Mos Def had?MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Mos Def's arrest in South Africa shined a light on the w
AP Explains: Just what is that 'world passport' Mos Def had?
Denver Post / Posted 21 days ago
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Mos Def's arrest in South Africa shined a light on the world passport, a document invented by a Vermont man in the aftermath of World War II. The 42-year-old rapper and actor, who is also known as Yasiin Bey, was accused of... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
AP Explains: Just what is that 'world passport' Mos Def had?FILE - In this Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2009 file photo, musician Mos Def speaks on
AP Explains: Just what is that 'world passport' Mos Def had?
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 21 days ago
FILE - In this Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2009 file photo, musician Mos Def speaks on a panel discussing Google's new music search in Los Angeles. Mos Def’s arrest in South Africa shined a light on the world passport, a document invented by a Vermont man in... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
AP Explains: Just what is that 'world passport' Mos Def had?FILE - In this Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2009 file photo, musician Mos Def speaks on
AP Explains: Just what is that 'world passport' Mos Def had?
Stamford Advocate / Posted 21 days ago
FILE - In this Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2009 file photo, musician Mos Def speaks on a panel discussing Google's new music search in Los Angeles. Mos Def’s arrest in South Africa shined a light on the world passport, a document invented by a Vermont man in... Read more
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Connecticut Post
AP Explains: Just what is that 'world passport' Mos Def had?FILE - In this Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2009 file photo, musician Mos Def speaks on
AP Explains: Just what is that 'world passport' Mos Def had?
Connecticut Post / Posted 21 days ago
FILE - In this Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2009 file photo, musician Mos Def speaks on a panel discussing Google's new music search in Los Angeles. Mos Def’s arrest in South Africa shined a light on the world passport, a document invented by a Vermont man in... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Mos Def charged with breaking South Africa’s immigration law JOHANNESBURG (AP) — An American rapper has found out the hard way that a “wor
Mos Def charged with breaking South Africa’s immigration law
Manila Bulletin / Posted 21 days ago
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — An American rapper has found out the hard way that a “world passport” isn’t accepted in South Africa. Mos Def must appear in court for allegedly breaking South... Read more
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Greenwich Time
AP Explains: Just what is that 'world passport' Mos Def had?FILE - In this Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2009 file photo, musician Mos Def speaks on
AP Explains: Just what is that 'world passport' Mos Def had?
Greenwich Time / Posted 21 days ago
FILE - In this Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2009 file photo, musician Mos Def speaks on a panel discussing Google's new music search in Los Angeles. Mos Def’s arrest in South Africa shined a light on the world passport, a document invented by a Vermont man in... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
AP Explains: Just what is that 'world passport' Mos Def had?FILE - In this Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2009 file photo, musician Mos Def speaks on
AP Explains: Just what is that 'world passport' Mos Def had?
Houston Chronicle / Posted 21 days ago
FILE - In this Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2009 file photo, musician Mos Def speaks on a panel discussing Google's new music search in Los Angeles. Mos Def’s arrest in South Africa shined a light on the world passport, a document invented by a Vermont man in... Read more
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ABC News
AP Explains: Just What Is That 'World Passport' Mos Def Had?The 42-year-old rapper and actor, who is also known as Yasiin Bey, was accused
AP Explains: Just What Is That 'World Passport' Mos Def Had?
ABC News / Posted 21 days ago
The 42-year-old rapper and actor, who is also known as Yasiin Bey, was accused of trying to leave South Africa while using a passport not recognized by that country. Mos Def has been living in South Africa for almost three years and had used a U.S.... Read more
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ABC News
AP Top Entertainment News at 12:27 a.m. EST Pinkett Smith says Oscars backlash not really about Oscars Mark Wahlberg, Mas
AP Top Entertainment News at 12:27 a.m. EST
ABC News / Posted 21 days ago
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Brandon Sun
AP Explains: Just what is that 'world passport' Mos Def had?MONTPELIER, Vt. - Mos Def's arrest in South Africa shined a light on the world
AP Explains: Just what is that 'world passport' Mos Def had?
Brandon Sun / Posted 21 days ago
MONTPELIER, Vt. - Mos Def's arrest in South Africa shined a light on the world passport, a document invented by a Vermont man in the aftermath of World War II. The 42-year-old rapper and actor, who is also known as Yasiin Bey, was accused of trying... Read more
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