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Yasiin Bey told fans in Denver to expect the legendary duo’s first release in almost two decades.

YG has tapped Drake and Kamaiyah for "Why You Always Hatin" - a single that will debut on his upcoming My Krazy Life & more

The U.S. Supreme Court is slated to decide whether President Obama will have the power to prevent illegal immigrants in our country from being deported.

After recently getting arrested in South Africa, Yasiin Bey -- formerly known as Mos Def -- took to social media to express his thoughts on his predicament.

Though Yasiin Bey hasn’t been releasing a lot of content, he will forever be a prominent figure in the hip-hop community. The Brooklyn rapper is using his platform to bring awareness to world issues on his latest track “NO Colonial Fiction.” Inspired by the tragic events that occurred in Paris and the injustice happening in America, […]

Legendary rapper Mos Def, aka Yasiin Bey, is back with new, amazing material. Titled “Basquiat Ghostwriter,” Bey is heard spitting conscious bars over abstract production. In the making of this track, Bey used inspiration from Basquiat’s famed paintings to provide the content of his lyrics. On his website, Yasiin posted the song, along with an important message […]

Zoe Kravitz might be the apple of almost every man’s eye these days, but it looks like one rapper in particular has caught her eye, and it isn’t Drake. The young actress has been in Cannes, France for their annual Film Festival this past week, and sparked dating rumors when she was spotted with Yasiin […]

Well, this is interesting. Yasiin Bey, formally known as Mos Def, can’t renter the United States due to undisclosed immigration issues. And here we thought the rapper was from Brooklyn. [HypeTrak] Super producer Hit-Boy digs up Rich Boy for a new track called “No Talkin’.” The song will be on the We the Plug compilation album, which drops on Tuesday. [Rap-Up] Jennifer […]

It ain’t Cuba. But it’s still pretty cool.  DETAILS: 808s & Lawsuits: Kanye West Sued For “Gold Digger” Sample  After a pretty eventful day on Twitter — he sent out a Tweet! — Kanye West popped up as a special surprise guest during a Yasiin Bey (aka Mos Def) show in Paris. While on stage, Kanye, who […]

Yasiin Bey knows how to change more than his name. The Brooklyn emcee/actor, formally known as Mos Def, is changing clothes for the A. Sauvage Fall/Winter 2012 ad campaign. PHOTOS: Yasiin Bey Is Mos Definitely Dapper In The September 2012 Issue Of GQ  Photographed by the brand’s designer, Adrien Sauvage, the concept of the spread […]

  Many of you in the hip-hop community may know Mos Def since his days in BlackStar with Talib Kweli. But today, Mos goes by Yasiin Bey. For the September 2012 issue of GQ, the Brooklyn emcee talks to the fashion mag about topics ranging from his name change to his style, and he even […]