Mos Def (Yasiin Bey) News & Features

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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... Read More
Posted one month ago
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DJ Semtex TV:  Kanye Headlines G.O.O.D. Music Showcase in U.K.

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
Posted 5 years ago
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Video:  What If Mos Def Were President?

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
Posted about 6 years ago
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K’Naan Joins Mos Def For Live Performance of “My God”

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
Posted 6 years ago
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Mos Def Calls for a Student Walk Out To Support the Jena 6

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
Posted 7 years ago