Rapper and activist Mos Def, who adopted his Muslim name Yasiin Bey in 2011, is drawing attention to the brutal force-feeding practices used on detainees at Guantanamo Bay by undergoing the procedure himself.
[lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Mos Def[/lastfm] aka [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Yasiin[/lastfm] is calling for BET to do a tribute to Troy Davis at any point during the 2011 BET Hip Hop Awards show that’s being taped this weekend.
At the end of 2011 [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Mos Def[/lastfm] will no longer be called Mos Def. He has made an announcement that he has made a change and explains why.
One of the main figures in the Baltimore club scene – which is a musical genre unto itself, in the same way as Detroit techno or Chicago house – Blaqstarr is expanding his style on […]
[lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Mos Def[/lastfm] just landed a sweet gig on Showtime’s series “Dexter.”