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Yasiin Bey

Yasiin Bey (/jæˈsiːn ˈbeɪ/) (born Dante Terrell Smith on December 11, 1973), better known by his former stage name Mos Def (/ˈmoʊs ˈdɛf/), is an American actor, activist and hip hop recording artist from Brooklyn, New York City, New York.[1] Best known for his music, Mos Def embarked on his hip hop career in 1994, alongside his siblings in the short-lived rap group Urban Thermo Dynamics (UTD), after which he appeared on albums by Da Bush Babees and De La Soul. He subsequently formed the duo Black Star, alongside fellow Brooklyn-based rapper Talib Kweli, and released their eponymous debut album in 1998. He was a major force in late-1990s underground hip hop while under Rawkus Records. As a solo artist he has released the albums Black on Both Sides in 1999, The New Danger in 2004, True Magic in 2006, and The Ecstatic in 2009.   >> READ MORE

 Don't miss Yasiin Bey (Mos Def) w/ Locksmith at Mezzanine SF (Tue, 10/7). >> Win tickets here 

 

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Yasiin Bey fka Mos Def
Tue, Oct 7 @ The Mezzanine, SF

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