yasiin bey

Black Voices
The hip-hop legend, who recently dropped a new track, has a long history of speaking out against the oppression of black people.
Culture & Arts
The second annual Wonderfruit Festival just southeast of Bangkok in Pattaya Chonburi, Thailand, released exclusive photos from this idyllic event which occurred at the end of 2015. These grounds were transformed into a cross-cultural, sustainability-driven gathering.
Culture & Arts
Music has a funny way of imprinting a time period in the listener's head. And maybe that's why we like it. As a work of both art and performance, listening to music becomes more than a passive experience.
Religion
While I break my fast with with friends and family, the men and women of Guantanamo will have their fast purposely broken far away from any family -- some being detained now for almost a decade.
Videos
The human rights organization Reprieve has staged one of those force-feedings, with the help of rapper Yasiin Bey (formerly known as Mos Def), following the standard operating procedure outlined in leaked instructions. The session was filmed and published by the Guardian.
Entertainment
WARNING: GRAPHIC VIDEO BELOW Bey, 39, agreed to the procedure as part of the Stand for Justice campaign, timed to coincide
Politics
RELATED: Guantánamo authorities 'planning Ramadan force-feeding factory' [Guardian UK] Very simply then: There are currently
New York
Here is Bey performing that song: He's come a long way from the streets of Brooklyn. Blue Note Jazz Festival Yasiin Bey Jill
Entertainment
Perry is also cooking up another big hit. Her best friend in the industry, Rihanna, told The Hollywood Reporter that the
Black Voices
None of the freestyles over Jay-Z and Kanye West's "Niggas in Paris" have come close to matching the perspective or realness displayed by Yasiin Bey (formerly known as Mos Def) in "Niggas in Poorest." With the world in a global recession, his perspective maybe exactly what we need.
Entertainment
Filming is scheduled to start in May, meaning "Switch" could be in theaters as soon as 2013. While you wait with baited breath