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AllAfrica.com
Lucky Fans to Attend J Cole Concert in South Africa"The Blueprint 3" on the track "A Star Is Born." From there, Cole was a known c
Lucky Fans to Attend J Cole Concert in South Africa
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
"The Blueprint 3" on the track "A Star Is Born." From there, Cole was a known collaborator, working with Wale, Talib Kweli, Mos Def, BoB and a lot more. His first single "Who Dat" appeared on the mix-tape "The Warm Up". He supported the album with... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
On Gordhan and Zuma - why the NPA should go after bothto the ICC, but it was our law. And the net result is we let someone get away
On Gordhan and Zuma - why the NPA should go after both
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 6 days ago
to the ICC, but it was our law. And the net result is we let someone get away from standing trial for genocide, meanwhile Mos Def is stuck in our country because he didn’t have quite the right paperwork. It all seems a bit silly doesn’t it? We... Read more
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Billboard
Mike Posner on Getting a Second Chance at Success: 'I Hated the Thought of Just Being a Songwriter'sociology and hanging with his Sigma Nu ­brothers. Blending pop, R&B and inspir
Mike Posner on Getting a Second Chance at Success: 'I Hated the Thought of Just Being a Songwriter'
Billboard / Posted 8 days ago
sociology and hanging with his Sigma Nu ­brothers. Blending pop, R&B and inspiration from his rap heroes (The Roots, Mos Def, Talib Kweli), he landed his first production credits on early ­mixtapes from fellow Detroit native Big Sean, and... Read more
12d
Miami New Times
Talib Kweli on New Music and Why Gene Simmons Is Clueless About Hip-Hopalbum covers, and by the time I was a teenager, I had explored most of it." He
Talib Kweli on New Music and Why Gene Simmons Is Clueless About Hip-Hop
Miami New Times / Posted 12 days ago
album covers, and by the time I was a teenager, I had explored most of it." He was in his 20s when he hooked up with Mos Def to form Black Star, and that's when Kweli shot to fame. The duo's only album, 1998's Mos Def and Talib Kweli Are... Read more
12d
Velo News
Unserious questions, part 3: The Giro's second rest daythat was stuck in your head? Brown: “’Sexyback’ by Justin Timberlake.” Dombro
Unserious questions, part 3: The Giro's second rest day
Velo News / Posted 12 days ago
that was stuck in your head? Brown: “’Sexyback’ by Justin Timberlake.” Dombrowski: “’Peculiar Mathematics,’ a mashup of Mos Def and Marvin Gaye. We rock it in my room!” Rosskopf: “’Work from home,’ apparently by Fifth Harmony. It comes out of... Read more
13d
Miami New Times
Miami's Best Concert of the Week: Talib Kweli at Rec Roomis probably best known to mainstream audiences for the hit single, “Get By” and
Miami's Best Concert of the Week: Talib Kweli at Rec Room
Miami New Times / Posted 13 days ago
is probably best known to mainstream audiences for the hit single, “Get By” and his collaboration with Yasin Bey (formerly Mos Def), Black Star, and their classic 1998 LP. Since then, he’s worked with the likes of 9th Wonder, Justin Timberlake,... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Yasiin Bey's legal team accused of using delay tacticsrapper and actor, whose birth name is Dante Smith, is accused of contravening t
Yasiin Bey's legal team accused of using delay tactics
Eye Witness News / Posted 16 days ago
rapper and actor, whose birth name is Dante Smith, is accused of contravening the Immigration Act. US actor/artist Yasiin ‘Mos Def’ Bey. Picture: Instagram @mosdefofficial. CAPE TOWN - Prosecutors have accused United States musician Yasiin Bey's... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Yasiin Bey mum on court case, but says he's happy in SAappeared in the Bellville Magistrate’s Court today for allegedly contravening t
Yasiin Bey mum on court case, but says he's happy in SA
Eye Witness News / Posted 16 days ago
appeared in the Bellville Magistrate’s Court today for allegedly contravening the Immigration Act. FILE: US artist Yasiin ‘Mos Def’ Bey. Picture: Instagram @mosdefofficial. immigration laws,Mos Def,Yasiin Bey,Dante Smith CAPE TOWN - US musician... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Mos Def passport case postponedJenna Etheridge, News24 Musician Mos Def performs during a party for Google's
Mos Def passport case postponed
News 24 South Africa / Posted 16 days ago
Jenna Etheridge, 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 Yasiin Bey, popularly known as Mos Def, will have to return to the Bellville... Read more
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17d
Eye Witness News
Yasiin Bey's case postponed for another weekMagistrates Court on 12 May 2016. Picture: Xolani Koyana/EWN. CAPE TOWN - US m
Yasiin Bey's case postponed for another week
Eye Witness News / Posted 17 days ago
Magistrates Court on 12 May 2016. Picture: Xolani Koyana/EWN. CAPE TOWN - US musician Yasiin Bey, formerly known as Mos Def, will have to wait another week to hear if the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) will take the case against him to... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Mos Def expected back in Cape Town courtWim Pretorius, News24 US hip hop artist and actor Mos Def (Jenna Etheridge, Ne
Mos Def expected back in Cape Town court
News 24 South Africa / Posted 17 days ago
Wim Pretorius, News24 US hip hop artist and actor Mos Def (Jenna Etheridge, News24) Cape Town – American hip hop artist Yasiin Bey, known as Mos Def, will be back in the Bellville Magistrate’s Court on Thursday for allegedly contravening South... Read more
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Junkee
'Game Of Thrones' Recap: Jon Snow Isn't The Only One Living A Second Lifenot end until my death” — and after discharging his final obligation, the execu
'Game Of Thrones' Recap: Jon Snow Isn't The Only One Living A Second Life
Junkee / Posted 19 days ago
not end until my death” — and after discharging his final obligation, the execution of his own murderers, his watch is mos def ended. Sansa has had all her chivalric innocence stripped away — except in Brienne. Even Rickon — dear baby Rickon! —... Read more
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Billboard
Yasiin Bey, a.k.a. Mos Def, Shares New Song 'Dec 99th - N.A.W.'Yasiin Bey, formerly Mos Def, has shared a new song titled "Dec 99th - N.A.W.,"
Yasiin Bey, a.k.a. Mos Def, Shares New Song 'Dec 99th - N.A.W.'
Billboard / Posted 22 days ago
Yasiin Bey, formerly Mos Def, has shared a new song titled "Dec 99th - N.A.W.," amid legal battles and his recent announcement of retirement. Yasiin Bey (Mos Def) Arrested in South Africa for Violating Local Immigration Laws The haunting track was... Read more
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Hip-Hop Wired
Yasiin Bey a.k.a. Mos Def Releases New Material [LISTEN] 2016 has been quite the interesting year for the artist formerly known as Mos
Yasiin Bey a.k.a. Mos Def Releases New Material [LISTEN]
Hip-Hop Wired / Posted 22 days ago
2016 has been quite the interesting year for the artist formerly known as Mos Def. After getting held on fake passport charges in South Africa back in January, the man currently known as... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Yasiin Bey releases new song amid ongoing legal troubles in South Africanew song amid ongoing legal troubles in South Africa Friday, May 06, 2016 - 11
Yasiin Bey releases new song amid ongoing legal troubles in South Africa
Irish Examiner / Posted 23 days ago
new song amid ongoing legal troubles in South Africa Friday, May 06, 2016 - 11:38 am Yasiin Bey, previously known as Mos Def, has just reminded us all how much we miss his flow. Singing and freestyling over a heavy organ on a beat produced... Read more
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Pitchfork
Yasiin Bey (Mos Def) Apologizes for Cancelled Shows in Message From South AfricaEarlier this year, Yasiin Bey (formerly Mos Def) was charged with using a false
Yasiin Bey (Mos Def) Apologizes for Cancelled Shows in Message From South Africa
Pitchfork / Posted 24 days ago
Earlier this year, Yasiin Bey (formerly Mos Def) was charged with using a false passport and travel document while attempting to leave South Africa. He was also charged with illegally helping his family stay in the country. Though he's out on bail,... Read more

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