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Ever since being barred from entering the U.S., Yasiin Bey, formerly known as Mos Def, has kept himself out of the public. Aside from making…

Willow, Will & Jada Questioned Twice By Child Services After reports surfaced about Child Protective Services investigating the controversial photo with 13-year-old Willow Smith lying in…

Yasiin Bey (pictured), formerly known as the musical artist and actor Mos Def, who currently lives in South Africa is reportedly canceling his upcoming U.S. tour…

There are not many artists in today’s Hip-Hop landscape that will ride for the cause until the wheels fall off like Yasiin Bey aka Mos…

Yasiin Bey (formerly Mos Def) has always been known as one of hip hop’s most conscience rappers, always willing to use his rhythmic prose to…

     It is difficult to come up with any good reasons to keep the stop and frisk laws around, considering there hasn’t been any…

Okay, so this might be one of the coolest ideas ever. Rappers always rep where they’re from, so why not put up street signs at…

Last week Nas celebrated his new cover of XXL magazine with a show at NYC’s Webster Hall. Common, Nas, Mos Def and others joined him on stage to run through 20 years worth of his hip-hop hits. ( See more video at Missinfo.tv) RELATED POSTS: Tyler The Creator Interviews Nas For XXL Magazine Nas Ft. […]

Mos Def — multitalented rapper/singer/actor — has always looked for new challenges as a performer. Now he’s readying his next project — two concerts with this weekend with the acclaimed Brooklyn Philharmonic Orchestra. And TheUrbanDaily was there to see it. Peep the exclusive video below of his rehearsal of the song “Revelations,” arranged for the […]

At this year’s Urbanworld Film Festival poet, professor and co-founder of the Black Arts Movement Sonia Sanchez screened her documentary Shaking Loose Memories . The film is directed by Jamal Joseph and combines interviews with Sanchez and performances of her poems by Amiri Baraka, T.C Carson and others. TheUrbandaily was given a few minutes with […]

In season 6 of Showtime’s “Dexter,” Mos Def will play a big role. According to EW.com, he’ll play a victim (Brother Sam) who befriends the righteous serial killer Dexter. The new season premieres on Sunday, October 2nd. “Dexter” and its actors are regularly nominated for Emmy and Golden Globe awards, and we hope this role […]

Mos Def has announced that he will be retiring his name in 2011 and changing it to Yasiin. Mos says he will not be offended if you walk up to him and call him by his original rap name because it is the name he has built for years. At least he didn’t change it […]