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Yasiin Bey & Set Free to Spotlight Underrepresented Artists in Bronx Gallery

Yasiin Bey teamed up with advertising executive Set Free Richardson to launch a new gallery in New York City’s South Bronx neighborhood entitled The Compound. The forthcoming contemporary art space was inspired by a creative workshop of the same name that Richardson opened back in 2008. The retired rapper will helm the curator role while “Free […]

Yasiin Bey [Mos Def] Force Fed According To Guantánamo Bay Standard Procedure [NSFW]

Yasiin Bey voluntarily undergoes force feeding according to the standard U.S. Military procedure currently in practice at Guantánamo Bay. The two-hour procedure is administered twice a day to prisoners adhering to the ongoing hunger strike at the prison, in order to keep them from starving themselves. Prisoners at Guatanamo Bay are subject to the force […]

Muhammad Ali – The Greatest Words – Louis Vuitton Core Values Commercial

In July 2012 Louis Vuitton will present a dedicated digital experience celebrating the inspirational words of Muhammad Ali, with the participation of calligrapher Niels Shoe Meulman and word artist Yasiin Bey (aka Mos Def) at http://www.louisvuitton.com/front/dispatch. Related posts: C.h.a.m.p (Change Happens at My Pace) Releases YOLO EP with hit Baby Debo. Therapy Album Coming Soon […]

Yasiin Bey (Mos Def) Feat. Dead Prez & Mike Flo – Made You Die

Yasiin Bey, formerly known as Mos Def, enlists Dead Prez and Mike Flo for a tribute to Trayvon Martin. Rocking hoodies and spitting over the classic Nas beat “Made You Look,” the three pay tribute in “Made You Die.” Related posts: Comatose Red Ivy – THOTS CALL SHOTS Mötley TYR : I’m gonna be the […]