Yasiin Bey, aka Mos Def, was arrested in January after trying to leave South Africa on a world passport, which the country does not recognize as a legal travel document.
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.
Totaling well over 10+ million records sold, September 29th marks one of of hip-hops biggest commercially successful days in totals sales of all time! We want you, the listener of Boom 107.9, to pick and decide which album was your favorite/best album of the 5, and we will play it in its entirely this evening. You can vote in […]
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Help us in wishing Yasiin Bey a.k.a. Mos Def a happy 41st Birthday. The brooklyn born rapper/actor and activist has won six Grammy Awards as well as A Golden Globe for best Actor in a Television Movie or Mini-Series. Happy Birthday Mos Def!
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…
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No seriously that’s the name of their supergroup. This is not a test or a joke. These 2 dudes did a whole project together called OMFGODBKNOLA and me thinks it’s pretty dope! I love that Mos took a moment to try something different and Mannie the same. Obviously Mos is different then other MC’s Mannie has […]
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