Producer/DJ and now label head of Mon Dieu Music, Preservation releases his first album, a compilation of collaborations, Old Numbers today. Artists included are Jean Grae, Edo G, Yasiin Bey aka Mos Def and many more. I’m really enjoying this new one below with Mos Def:
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“The Light Is Not Afraid Of The Dark” is an unreleased Yasiin Bey (Mos Def) track from back in 2006. Apparently the song was produced by Kanye West during Mos’ 2006 Tru3 Magic album recording sessions. Check out the track below.
Well this is interesting. Mos Def Yasiin Bey and Mannie Fresh hook up to present us with “Black Jesus,” from their OMFGODBKNOLA collective.
Yasiin is a bit late to the party with the “Don’t Like” instrumental, but of course I’m not mad at this.
Two worlds collide as Yasiin Bey and Mannie Fresh link up to record together. The second video below is a 2007 throwback in which Mos Def explains how he wants to work with the Cash Money producer.
Yasiin Bey, the performer known as Mos Def, has joined the cat of Can A Song Save Your Life? the music-themed drama from Once film writer-director John Carney.
Ogilvy Paris has finished a first series of moving visuals for French luxury brand Louis Vuitton. Starring Yasiin Bey aka Mos Def, the rapper moves inside of the a box ring, reciting Muhammad Ali speeches, combined with sound design and original music. The personal attachement of Bey to the boxer makes it such a perfect […]
Pretty cool to have an orchestra backing you during a free show out in Brooklyn. Give this a spin. Spotted over at Prefix Magazine.
Mos Def jacks Lil Wayne’s instrumental for “John” to commemorate the Notorious B.I.G. and others. Thanks to Hypetrak:
Tabi Bonney teams up with Yasiin Bey (formerly Mos Def) and the Ledendary Ski Beatz on the next offering from his interim project The Endless Summer. The project drops on Thursday.
While overseas, Mos Def performs an Oh No-produced cut called “Forever Alive.” This is like the 3rd or 4th video from this interview over in Paris…pretty nice job by this station.
YASIIN / DILLA ‘SUNSHINE SCREWFACE’ XCLUSIVE from MASSCORPORATION.COM on Vimeo. Yasiin Bey (formerly know as Mos Def) on an exclusive J.Dilla produced track – “Sunshine Screwface” – at radio nova in Paris.
YASIIN IN PARIS from MASSCORPORATION.COM on Vimeo. Yasiin Bey (formerly known as Mos Def) Performs “N’s in Poorest” at radio nova in Paris
Spotted this over at our friend Kevin Nottingham‘s spot and wanted to throw it up here. These are all Mos Def features, remixes, b-sides and bonus tracks that you will not find on any retail Mos Def album. Click below for the track list and download link:
Here is the video for “N’s in Poorest” by Yassin Bey F.K.A Mos Def. The video was directed by Yasiin Bey & Set Free, edited by Andre Cole and”produced by Yasiin Bey, Set Free and Andre Cole for Fellowship Mission.
What can we expect from your new series Top 40 Underdogs and what inspired it? I am doing this for the culture. The tradition, taking someone’s song and making your version of out of it, is not new to hip-hop. It is similar to dancehall music, where there one rhythm and many artists offer their […]