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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Life of Crime’ Is A Sporadically Fun Little Crime-Comedy Romp

Film: Life Of Crime Starring: Jennifer Aniston, Yasiin Bey, John Hawkes Directed By: Daniel Schechter Elmore Leonard, a genius writer who passed away earlier this year, once again has had one of his properties adapted. Life of Crime (based on Leonard’s novel The Switch) can now join the ranks of Jackie Brown, 3:10 to Yuma, and […]

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Yasiin Bey Cancels U.S. Tour Due to Reentry Denial

The rapper Yasiin Bey, formally known as Mos Def, has been forced to cancel his U.S. tour, according to Together Boston. It’s reported that he has been denied the ability to re-enter the United States, which was due to certain immigration/legal issues. Further details have not yet surfaced. This all takes place after the rapper […]


STREAM: Yasiin Bey & Mannie Fresh – “Black Jesus”

Yasiin Bey (formerly Mos Def) and Cash Money Records producer Mannie Fresh have released the first stream off of their joint album, entitled “Black Jesus.” Coupled with Yasiin’s thought-provoking content and his trademark flow, the song finds Mannie coming through with a huge backing beat. The duo really gave life to this track. We cannot […]


STREAM/DOWNLOAD: Yasiin Bey – “I Don’t Like”

Is there anything better than surprise tracks from your favorite artists? Earlier today, Yasiin Bey released his latest track for free download on the net. Sticking to the theme of socially relevant lyricism that accompanied his past track, Yasiin delivers another pair of in-depth verses over Chief Keef’s “I Don’t Like.” This time around the […]


MUSIC VIDEO: Fat Joe Ft. Kanye West, Miguel, Jadakiss, Yasiin Bey, DJ Khaled, Roscoe Dash & Busta Rhymes – Pride And Joy

Holy Shit. I know the weekend has been unusually slow around here, but could there possibly be a better Sunday Afternoon treat than an all-star hip hop video? Fat Joe has finally released his official music video for “Pride And Joy,” which features appearances from Kanye West, Miguel, Jadakiss, Yasiin Bey, DJ Khaled, Roscoe Dash, […]


STREAM/DOWNLOAD: Yasiin Bey (Mos Def) – Ni**as in Poorest

The rapper formerly known as Mos Def has emerged for the first time in 2012 to unveil his latest, thought-provoking musical outing. Marking the launch of his “Top 40 Underdog” series which will find the lyricist adding his own poignant lyrics to songs currently popular in the mainstream, “Ni**as In Poorest” is a song you […]


Black Star Performs On Jimmy Fallon

The amazing duo of Black Star hit the stage, last night, on Jimmy Fallon with a pair of performances of “You Already Knew” and “Little Brother.” Without fail, The Roots were there to help back Mos Def (Yasiin Bey) and Talib Kweli on this special occasion. Very few underground rappers have struggled to make the […]