Floating like a butterfly, stinging like a bee is Yasiin Bey, who was commissioned to narrate the words of Muhammed Ali for Louis Vuitton and Ali’s new campaign. Peep the alternate ad below. xzone
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With today marking the 40th birthday of The Notorious B.I.G. Mos Def’ Yasiin Bey pays tribute to the late MC with his own rendition
To coincide with the film Re:Generation, Mark Ronson takes us to the heart of New Orleans and conducts a musical piece. The film will be shown in selected cities tomorrow and the 23rd. After the jump, check out Ronson and Ms. Badu giving a live performance of the track during last night’s Late Show With David Letterman. Previously: DJ Premier Ft. Nas x The Berklee Symphony Orchestra “Regeneration”
The artist formerly known as Mos Def gave an interview with Hypebeast and gave an update on the fabled Black Star album. In the words of En Vogue… What is the status of the album? We are in the studio all the time and we will continue putting out songs on a regular basis. I appreciate the anticipation. Making an album is very time-consuming and requires lots of energy. Even recording one single song demands inner vision and takes up […]
“Don’t get caught up in no Throne.” The artist formerly known as Mos Def represents for the have-nots with his interpretation of The Throne’s hit. Too bad this joint ain’t worth a damn.
After releasing their new single, Talib and Yasiin keep their #BlackStarFriday going with another new tune, which will appear on their
After premiering the track live on The Colbert Report last month, Talib Kweli and the artist formerly known as Mos Def, Yasiin Bey, finally release their Madlib-produced track on iTunes. Happy Black Star Friday!
Mos Def did a surprise set at S.O.B.s the other night where he premiered a few tracks including a track produced by J.Dilla and then recited a verse on Oh No
In celebration of Nas’s recent
At Restoration Plaza in Brooklyn last Saturday, Mos Def Yasiin Bey took matters into his own hands to honor Troy Davis by joining the Brooklyn Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra for a rendition of Frederic Rzewski’s “Coming Together“. More clips from the Lyricist Lounge/Restoration Rocks 2011 below.