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The Globe and Mail
Three songs you need to hear: Sean Michaels’s playlist of the week1,000-watt manifesto with a dazzler of a video. Bey’s involvement is a coup: st
Three songs you need to hear: Sean Michaels’s playlist of the week
The Globe and Mail / Posted 6 days ago
1,000-watt manifesto with a dazzler of a video. Bey’s involvement is a coup: still better known by his previous pseudonym, Mos Def, the rapper’s presence catapults ATCR from national treasure to international going concern. Not that they care about... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Mos Def's escape just a HallucinationBey, who was arrested for violating South African immigration laws, did just th
Mos Def's escape just a Hallucination
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 6 days ago
Bey, who was arrested for violating South African immigration laws, did just that in a new music video. Mos Def, the US rapper, features on the song R.E.D by the Canadian outfit A Tribe Called Red. The video was directed by and features Yassin... Read more
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Pitchfork
Watch A Tribe Called Red and Yasiin Bey’s (Mos Def) “R.E.D.” VideoRed announced a new album, We Are the Halluci Nation. The album is led by the t
Watch A Tribe Called Red and Yasiin Bey’s (Mos Def) “R.E.D.” Video
Pitchfork / Posted 8 days ago
Red announced a new album, We Are the Halluci Nation. The album is led by the track “R.E.D.,” which features Yasiin Bey (Mos Def), Canadian-Iraqi MC Narcy, and Black Bear (a drum group from the Manawan Atikamekw Nation in Quebec). Now, the song... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Obama Drops Summer Playlist: From Jay-Z and Chance the Rapper, to Beach Boys and Janet Jackson“Ain’t Too Proud To Beg” and Nina Simone’s “Feeling Good.” Even though last yea
Obama Drops Summer Playlist: From Jay-Z and Chance the Rapper, to Beach Boys and Janet Jackson
Houston Chronicle / Posted 13 days ago
“Ain’t Too Proud To Beg” and Nina Simone’s “Feeling Good.” Even though last year’s list gave a nod to hip-hop artist Mos Def, one of the more politically-charged rappers, the president chose to feature “UMI Says” which is one of the artist’s... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Obama Drops Summer Playlist: From Jay-Z and Chance the Rapper, to Beach Boys and Janet Jackson“Ain’t Too Proud To Beg” and Nina Simone’s “Feeling Good.” Even though last yea
Obama Drops Summer Playlist: From Jay-Z and Chance the Rapper, to Beach Boys and Janet Jackson
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 13 days ago
“Ain’t Too Proud To Beg” and Nina Simone’s “Feeling Good.” Even though last year’s list gave a nod to hip-hop artist Mos Def, one of the more politically-charged rappers, the president chose to feature “UMI Says” which is one of the artist’s... Read more
65 related stories
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ClickOnDetroit
Obama's summer playlist includes Aretha Franklin, Prince, Jay Zfrom various artists. Some of the highlights included: President Obama's 2015
Obama's summer playlist includes Aretha Franklin, Prince, Jay Z
ClickOnDetroit / Posted 14 days ago
from various artists. Some of the highlights included: President Obama's 2015 playlist featured songs from Al Green, Mos Def, Erykah Badu and Van Morrison. Been waiting to drop this: summer playlist, the encore. What's everybody listening... Read more
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The Austin Chronicle
Magna Carda’s Golden-Era Rap Realizationan old-guard nuance of collectives like the Native Tongues/Soulquarians, which
Magna Carda’s Golden-Era Rap Realization
The Austin Chronicle / Posted 21 days ago
an old-guard nuance of collectives like the Native Tongues/Soulquarians, which once clustered Common, Talib Kweli, Mos Def, and Q-Tip. Aural wizardry from Dougie Do and Megz's poison-dart lyrics mesh at the album's eclectic high points, the... Read more
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Hip-Hop Wired
Listen To Yasiin Bey Talk Police Shootings And Victim Porn On “HYMN” Yasiin Bey, the artist formerly known as Mos Def is speaking on the rash of p
Listen To Yasiin Bey Talk Police Shootings And Victim Porn On “HYMN”
Hip-Hop Wired / Posted 22 days ago
Yasiin Bey, the artist formerly known as Mos Def is speaking on the rash of police shootings and how the media loves to play the videos over and over again. Bey released the song... Read more
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Pitchfork
Yasiin Bey's (Mos Def) Dec. 99th Shares New Song “Hymn”Dec. 99th is a collaboration between Yasiin Bey (Mos Def) and Ferrari Sheppard.
Yasiin Bey's (Mos Def) Dec. 99th Shares New Song “Hymn”
Pitchfork / Posted 24 days ago
Dec. 99th is a collaboration between Yasiin Bey (Mos Def) and Ferrari Sheppard. Today, they've shared a new song called “Hymn.” You can stream it below via Tidal. It follows previous collaborations as Dec. 99th like “Local Time” and “N.A.W.” The song... Read more
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Quartz
The best shows on TV also have excellent playlists for your summer listeningPark. Mr. Robot‘s music is carefully curated and includes artists as diverse as
The best shows on TV also have excellent playlists for your summer listening
Quartz / Posted 1 months ago
Park. Mr. Robot‘s music is carefully curated and includes artists as diverse as Neil Diamond, Mozart, Alabama Shakes, and Mos Def. (Notably missing from this playlist is a piece composed by Philip Glass used for the ending of The Truman Show,... Read more
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The Verge
5 Seconds of Summer's Ghostbusters music video bows at the feet of Spike Jonzea high frame rate car chase, and a bucket or two of schlock. It even steals a f
5 Seconds of Summer's Ghostbusters music video bows at the feet of Spike Jonze
The Verge / Posted 1 months ago
a high frame rate car chase, and a bucket or two of schlock. It even steals a few moments from the wonderful Jack Black and Mos Def video rental store comedy Be Kind Rewind, which is itself a tribute to '80s movies and the original Ghostbusters in... Read more

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