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Yasiin Bey (AKA Mos Def) Explains Why He Left The U.S.

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Yasiin Bey, formerly Mos Def, shares why he chose to live abroad.

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Apparently Mos Def Isn’t Welcome In The U.S. Anymore

Yasiin Bey, also known as Mos Def, found himself on the outside looking in when trying to enter American borders.

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Mos Def Filmed Himself Being Force-Fed To Protest Guantánamo Detainees Being Force-Fed During Ramadan

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Rapper Yasiin Bey, a.k.a. Mos Def, shows what it's like to be force-fed by a tube.

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This New Video By The Bullitts Has Michael K. Williams, Mos Def, Lucy Liu & Everyone Else You’ve Ever Loved

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The Bullitts "They Die At Dawn" Video is a who's who of people we love holding guns.

#KOBE BRYANT

Check Out The NBA’s New Kobe Bryant Commercial Before It Airs

This dunk that Kobe put on Todd MacCulloch's head during the 2002 NBA Finals is probably one of the most overlooked facials in Finals history.

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Yasiin Bey – “The Light Is Not Afraid Of The Dark” (Prod. By Kanye West)

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Along with "Black Jesus," "The Light Is Not Afraid Of The Dark" is another newer Yasiin Bey track he's been performing seen performing at recent shows.

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Yasiin Bey + Mannie Fresh – “Black Jesus”

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After premiering the song at recent shows, Yasiin Bey and Mannie Fresh give the 'net "Black Jesus," the first leak from the upcoming OMFGOD BK NOLA project.

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Fat Joe Enlists An All Star Cast For “Pride & Joy”

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Photo: Flex "Even if she all about the money, I don't really care.

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Yasiin Bey's 'Ni**as In Poorest' Is The Best 'Ni**as In Paris' Remix Of Them All

This video was spread around quite a bit last week, but it was so good -- downright powerful even -- that I just can't not post it now that I'm back from a desperately needed stretch of R&R.

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Mos Def – “N****s In Poorest” Video

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The artist formerly known as Mos Def, Yasiin Bey, just released the video accompaniment to his track, "N****s In Poorest," and it's weird.

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Yasiin Bey (Mos Def) – “N***as In Poorest”

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"Doctors say I'm the poorest, I ain't got no insurance.

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1.12 The Cooler

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Kelsey Alexandra "How To Make It In America" Might Find a New Network [Vulture] Tina Fey and.

#Jay Z

A Song For You: 10 Classic Tracks With Aretha Franklin Samples

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Even with all the convenience the digital age has brought to the fan's music consumption diet, chalking up the days of producers digging for infectious samples and thumbing through an album booklet to check out the credits as a relic of yesterday is a harsh reality to face.

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B.o.B – EPIC (Every Play Is Crucial) Mixtape

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The term "epic" is throw around almost as freely as "classic" when it comes to rap and pop culture as a whole.

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Black Star – “Fix Up”

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"Don't call it a comeback, I was home anyway.

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Black Star Debut New Song, “Fix Up,” On The Colbert Report

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Guess their current tour has given Mos Def and Talib Kweli, collectively known as Black Star, time to do a bit of recording as they took to The Colbert Report last night and performed a new tune titled "Fix Up.


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