Mos Def

Expert Witness with Robert Christgau

Robert Christgau on G.O.O.D Music's Good (and Less Good) Music

The Dean of American Rock Critics reviews Pusha T's 'Daytona,' Tierra Whack's 'Whack World,' Kanye West & Kid Cudi's 'Kids See Ghosts,' West's solo 'Ye,' and more.
Robert Christgau
7.13.18
Features

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
4.13.17
we saw this

Live at the Apollo, Yasiin Bey Says Farewell: "You Better Be Real to Yourself"

Playing the first of a final run of shows, the artist formerly known as Mos Def raged against the machines.
Gary Suarez
12.23.16
Holy Shit

Yasiin Bey Has Released His New Album, 'December 99th'

The album is solely produced by Ferrari Sheppard.
Noisey Staff
12.22.16
Noisey News

Yasiin Bey Can Now Leave South Africa, Won't Be Allowed Back In

He's been declared an "undesirable person" by the country's home affairs department
Phil Witmer
11.23.16
Travel

World Passports and the People Trying to Create a Borderless World

Earlier this month, Yasiin 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

Mos Def Perfectly Articulates How We Should Remember Amy Winehouse in Unseen "AMY" Footage

"She was an amazing human being with an amazing, beautiful talent ... We should celebrate that instead of looking at all her blemishes."
Emma Garland
7.24.15
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
Sittin' Sidewayz... With Skinny Friedman

Jay Shells's Rap Lyrics Signs Project Is Awesome And Worth Your Attention

Don't you wish that all street sign's had location-specific rap lyrics on them?
VICE Staff
4.5.13
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