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.
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[vodpod id=Video.15514453&w=540&h=350&fv=] Need another fix? Well “Fix Up” wasn’t the only track Yasiin and Talib performed last night. This Black Star classic didn’t air on The Colbert Report. Still sounds like a star.
Before taking Irving Plaza last night, Mos Def and Talib Kweli hit the stage on The Colbert Report to premiere their new track. Sounds good. Hopefully we get that mp3 soon. jose3030
During Black Star’s tour stop in Miami Tuesday night, Mos interrupted their set at the Fillmore and sent a request to BET to pay tribute to Troy Davis at this weekend’s Hip-Hop Awards. “The BET Awards are happenin’ in Atlanta, Georgia, apparently this weekend on Saturday, right? I’m making a strong, serious recommendation and suggestion.In the interest of humanity and the rights of human beings all over God’s spaceship, Earth. If you are doing or hosting this event in Atlanta, Georgia, right after this young […]
Last night, Mos Def and Talib Kweli brought their current tour to the House Of Blues in the Windy City and brought out the Chi’s own Common for a live performance of their track. What a breath of fresh air. fsd
If you did not see Talib and Mos Def Yasin perform their Black Star album live at Rock The Bells, no worries. It was announced that starting this Wednesday, the duo will continue their trek as part of Guerilla Union‘s strategic partnership with House Of Blues. Dates below. Cop tix here. 09.21 Detroit, MI – St Andrews 09.22 Cleveland, OH – House of Blues 09.23 Chicago, IL – House of Blues 09.27 Miami Beach, FL – Fillmore 09.28 Atlanta, GA – Tabernacle 10.05 […]
[vodpod id=Video.15373094&w=540&h=350&fv=] During his performance at Rock The Bells on Saturday, Mos Def tells Peter Rosenberg that next year, he will be going by the stage name of Yasiin. Great, hopefully music stays the same. mtv