Mos Def

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These Are the 20 Best Gorillaz Collaborators

Ahead of 'Humanz,' we ranked the guest vocalists who have helped bring Damon Albarn's cartoon band to life.
Michael Rancic
4.15.17
Travel

World Passports and the People Trying to Create a Borderless World

Earlier this month, Yassin Bey (formerly known as Mos Def) was arrested in South Africa for attempting to use a world passport. But what exactly is one of those?
Bill Kilby
1.30.16
Breaking News

Mos Def Has Announced His Retirement Via a Spoken Word Acapella on Kanye West's Website

It's titled, "No More Parties in SA."
1.20.16
Breaking News

Mos Def, Wokest Human Alive, Was Arrested in South Africa for Using a "World Passport"

Bless you, Mos Def.
John Hill
1.15.16
Features

A Tribute to Every Kanye West G.O.O.D. Friday Track

Starting in August of 2010, Kanye West spurred on his comeback and teased his new album with a series of weekly releases, creating a unique type of mixtape for the blog era. We look back at all of it.
Noisey Staff
11.6.15
Music Video Premieres

Baro Is Turning 18 So He Just Released A Video About Ciggies

The Melbourne MC is readying to take his birthday celebrations out on the road.
Noisey Staff
12.9.14
Internet Exploring

Someone Has Made 38 Hours of Playlists That Trace the Evolution of Hip-Hop

And you can listen to it for free.
Joe Zadeh
10.21.14
Features

Mos Def Undergoes Guantanamo Bay's Force-Feeding Procedure in Shocking Campaign Video

Ahead of Ramadan, Yasiin Bey (AKA Mos Def) takes part in this powerful video to raise awareness about the forced enteral feeding used on the camp's hunger strikers.
7.8.13
Sittin' Sidewayz... With Skinny Friedman

Jay Shells's Rap Lyrics Signs Project is Awesome and Worth Your Attention

The great part about this street art project is it actually rewards people who like rap music.
VICE Staff
4.4.13
Fashion

Stop Biting Off Ale et Ange

An intimate look at the New York-based fashion brand that started the Ankara cap craze.
Wilbert L. Cooper
7.6.12