New Mos Def (Yasiin Bey) Songs, Mixtapes & Videos


Yasiin Gaye (Yasiin Bey x Marvin Gaye) - Inner City Travellin’ Man Artwork

Yasiin Gaye (Yasiin Bey x Marvin Gaye) - Inner City Travellin’ Man [Stream & Download]

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,... Read More

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Preservation ft. Yasiin Bey - Freedom Is Everybody’s Job Artwork

Preservation ft. Yasiin Bey - Freedom Is Everybody’s Job [Stream]

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... Read More

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The Bullitts ft. Yasiin Bey, Jay Electronica & Lucy Liu - They Die By Dawn Artwork

The Bullitts ft. Yasiin Bey, Jay Electronica & Lucy Liu - They Die By Dawn [Stream]

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... Read More

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Yasiin Bey x Mannie Fresh - Black Jesus Artwork

Yasiin Bey x Mannie Fresh - Black Jesus [Stream]

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... Read More

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Dee-1 ft. Mannie Fresh & Yasiin Bey - The Very Best Artwork

Dee-1 ft. Mannie Fresh & Yasiin Bey - The Very Best [Stream & Download]

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... Read More

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tabi Bonney ft. Yasiin Bey - Chop Chop [Stream & Download]

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... Read More

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Black Star - Fix Up Artwork

Black Star - Fix Up [Stream]

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... Read More

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B.o.B ft. T.I. & Mos Def - Boom Bap Artwork

B.o.B ft. T.I. & Mos Def - Boom Bap [Stream]

B.o.B. may be a superstar, chart topping rapper who goes on tour in Asia like I go on Doritos runs to the corner store, but despite all the success he hasn’t forgotten his roots, and his hip-hop roots. It’s still all... Read More

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Black Star - You Already Knew Artwork

Black Star - You Already Knew [Stream]

If you’re a serious fan of Mos Def (now going by Yasiin Bey) and Talib Kweli, I’m guessing You Already Knew that a new Black Star album has been in the pipeline for a minute now, and that the Northeastern... Read More

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Mark Ronson ft. Various Artists - A La Modeliste Artwork

Mark Ronson ft. Various Artists - A La Modeliste [Stream]

As part of RE:GENERATION, an ongoing series in which a variety of heavyweight DJs will team up with artists from all genres, Mark Ronson has crafted all-star collaborative cut A La Modeliste. On this jazzy ensemble banger,... Read More

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Kanye West ft. Mos Def, Lupe Fiasco & Big Sean - Don’t Look Down Artwork

Kanye West ft. Mos Def, Lupe Fiasco & Big Sean - Don’t Look Down [Stream]

Call me crazy, but I think Kanye West may finally have learned to let go; on his latest G.O.O.D. Fridays leak, the hip-hop megastar takes a new approach to the familiar breakup theme, telling the girl he loves “Don’t... Read More

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Kanye West ft. Mos Def, Swizz Beatz, Raekwon & Charlie Wilson - Lord Lord Lord Artwork

Kanye West ft. Mos Def, Swizz Beatz, Raekwon & Charlie Wilson - Lord Lord Lord [Stream & Download]

For all of the shots he’s taken, you have to admit nobody makes Fridays more exciting than Kanye West. For the better part of a month, West has kept the world in baited anticipation for his G.O.O.D. Friday series and this... Read More

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Ski Beatz ft. Mos Def & Whosane -Taxi [Stream]

Getting excited about a snippet of a track is like getting excited about a movie trailer, it’s not a good indication of the project’s final quality (even Cop Out looked funny in the trailer), but today I’m excited to... Read More

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Gorillaz ft. Mos Def & Bobby Womack - Stylo (Chiddy Bang Remix) [Stream]

In November 2009, up-and-coming emcee/producer duo Chiddy Bang spun a sample from MGMT‘s KIDS Kid CuDi/MGMT collabo Pursuit of Happiness into The Opposite of Adults, a reader-acclaimed meditation on cash, music and... Read More

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Reflection Eternal ft. J. Cole, Jay Electronica & Mos Def - Just Begun [Stream]

About a month ago the internet got its collective headphones in a bunch when a bootleg version of Reflection Eternal’s new track Just Begun leaked, so I can only imagine the reaction now that we’ve been blessed with the... Read More

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Lee Wilson ft. Mos Def - Soul Kiss (Remix) [Stream]

Hip-hop always tries to slap a label on artists - Are you underground? Club? Conscious? What are you? - but with genre-bending new artists like Lee Wilson that kind of easy categorization is becoming increasingly difficult.... Read More

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DJ Honda ft. Mos Def - Magnetic Arts [Stream]

Western beatsmiths beware; DJ Honda‘s here with an affordable, reliable, and fuel-efficient brand of hip-hop that’s taking the U.S. by storm, and he’s got some of the genre’s biggest names standing... Read More

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Mos Def - The Ecstatic Cover

Mos Def - The Ecstatic [Album]

There was a time when I couldn’t imagine hip-hop without Mos Def. And then, slowly but surely, it happened. The first time I heard Black on Both Sides I was...um...let’s say sitting on my high school girlfriend’s couch... Read Full Review

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Mos Def ft. Talib Kweli - History [Stream]

I have to admit, I was really excited when I saw this track. We’ve all heard the talk and rumors about another Black Star album in the works, but actually seeing Mos Def and Talib Kweli together once again is enough to make... Read More

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Mos Def - Casa Bey [Stream]

As far as I’m concerned, anybody who spends time in Brazil is bound to become enchanted with the South American nation’s distinctive, boundlessly innovative music scene.  Hip-hop veteran Mos Def is no... Read More

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DJ Deckstream ft. Mos Def - Life Is Good [Stream]

In the past few months, we’ve shined the spotlight on quite a few upbeat cuts specially designed to help listeners forget their cares, but none have come with quite the feel-good appeal of this offering from DJ... Read More

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DJ Semtex TV:  Kanye Headlines G.O.O.D. Music Showcase in U.K. [Feature ]

London, England -- This past Wednesday, the 12th of November, G.O.O.D. Music took a trip across the pond to hold a showcase in London, England. In addition to headliner Kanye West, the event included performances by De La... Read More

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Video:  What If Mos Def Were President? [Feature ]

On a new video courtesy of Good Magazine, Mos Def clues viewers in on the policies he would put in place were he chosen as Head of State. The emcee's radical proposals include universal healthcare, a 10% flat tax for all... Read More

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Mos Def - Life in Marvelous Times [Stream]

For those unfamiliar with the musical résumé  of Mos Def, we suggest you check out his legendary work on Black on Both Sides, which provides all the introduction Booth-heads should need.  On February 10, 2009,... Read More

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K’Naan Joins Mos Def For Live Performance of “My God” [Feature ]

Atlanta, GA-- Somalian-born, Canadian-raised rapper K'Naan, whose recent single, "ABCs," was praised by DJBooth members for its authentic depiction of the hardships faced by African youth, has joined forces with emcee Mos Def... Read More

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The Roots ft. Mos Def, Styles P & Dice Raw - Rising Down (Hum Drum) [Stream]

With a highly-anticipated presidential election later in the year (yes, people are looking forward to more than just The Carter III), more and more music will start to become political.  Those who follow hip-hop closely,... Read More

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Mos Def Calls for a Student Walk Out To Support the Jena 6 [Feature ]

New York. NY -- Black and Latino/a artists, activists and students across the country are organizing a national day of support for six Black high school students known as the "Jena 6." Over 100 schools have joined in the call... Read More