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The Podcast UMI SAYS Shines Its Light On Mothers Who Make Stars

Ever wonder how child actors become stars? There’s a mother in the mix. Umi Says,…

Yasiin Bey Shocks Talib Kweli With Black Star Reunion Album Announcement

Brooklyn duo Black Star is composed of lyrical legends Yasiin Bey, formerly known as Mos…

Yasiin Bey Allowed to Leave South Africa

Yasiin Bey, formerly known as Mos Def, will finally be allowed to leave South Africa…

Should South Africa Have Deported Mos Def?

In America, we are adroit and professional when it comes to labeling, separating, classifying and…

All Eyes on Us: When Black Culture Goes Global

Two years ago, I made Germany my temporary home, using the opportunity to travel throughout…

10 Rap Protest Songs That Fight the Power [VIDEO]

1. “Fight the Power,” Public Enemy Without a doubt, Public Enemy had always been known…

Yasiin Bey, aka Mos Def, cancels tour after being denied entry to US

Yasiin Bey (aka Mos Def) Not Allowed in U.S.

For undetermined legal reasons, Mos Def denied entry into America.  The rapper Mos Def, now…

[NEW MUSIC] Marvin Gaye x Mos Def = !!!

Amerigo Gazaway, Yaasin Gaye  Amerigo Gazaway, son of renowned trumpet player Gary “El Buho” Gazaway…

Amy Winehouse Never Twerked

Amy Winehouse was arguably one of the decade’s strongest, most nakedly expressive singer/songwriters. Just 27…

Mos Def, aka Yasiin Bey, undergoes force-feeding to protest Guantanamo measures

Yasiin Bey Brings Human Face to Horrors of Gitmo Forcefeeding

  Yasiin Bey Puts a face on Force-feeding By: France Francois By now, people across…