Mos Def (Yasiin Bey)

Mos Def (Yasiin Bey)

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Readers of Booth-fave Eric Biddines are in store for a real treat. The self made Top Prospect, who last appeared on our pages four months ago with Purple Gold Fishes, has since joined forces with London producer Paul White to... More
Posted one month ago
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Run That Back: J. Rawls on Black Star & the Creation of “Brown Skin Lady”

With the rapid growth of streaming services, more and more labels are making their entire catalogs available to the market. Rare records you once had to scour local mom and pop shops for, even five to ten years ago, are now... More
Posted 10 months ago
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When you think about all the dope collaborations that never went down simply because the artists weren’t alive and making music at the same time, it kinda breaks your heart. With his newly-launched Soul Mates series,... More
Posted one year ago
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From Gambino to Luda, 20 Rappers & Singers Who Act

This week, Childish Gambino will drop his new album, Because The Internet, and further complicate the debate about is he’s an actor-slash-rapper, or a rapper-slash-actor.  That got us thinking, Gambino obviously... More
Posted one year ago
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In a recent viral video, Yasiin Bey drew attention to the force-feeding of Guantanamo inmates, which prevents Muslim prisoners from observing Ramadan, by undergoing the process himself. If you were to ask him why he... More
Posted 2 years ago
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If you are like me, then you, too, must be saying a daily prayer that Jay Electronica’s album will drop unexpectedly. So far, the elusive emcee hasn’t said a peep about the album’s release but, thankfully, he drops... More
Posted 2 years ago
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Featuring: Mannie Fresh
Those who celebrated Easter on Sunday, might be maxed out on churchin’ and sick of uncomfortable clothes and long services, but we have one more Hymn for you. Now, before you go ahead and click the back button faster than a... More
Posted 2 years ago
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Artist: Dee-1
In this era of inflated braggadocio, every rapper and their mother will tell you they’re the greatest to ever touch a mic—even if you don’t believe it, you’ve got to fake delusions of grandeur just to keep... More
Posted 2 years ago
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The last time we heard from tabi Bonney he was floating up on a Castle on a Cloud, but today’s selection finds him returning solidly to Earth alongside two hip-hop legends. New release Chop, Chop finds frequent production... More
Posted 3 years ago
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Artist: Black Star
Song: Fix Up
In addition to You Already Knew, the inaugural leak off Black Star‘s forthcoming Aretha Franklin tribute mixtape, Black Friday saw Yasiin Bey (aka Mos Def) and Talib Kweli release the official lead single off their... More
Posted 3 years ago
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