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Snoop Dogg, Mos Def Tapped for Gorillaz Third Album
Damon Albarn, frontman of the Gorillaz and Blur, has announced that the Gorillaz's third album will feature yet another random, all-star lineup, including rappers Snoop Dogg and Mos Def.
The album, entitled 'Plastic Beach,' is said to reflect a "dsytopian, British melancholia," according t…
Current TV Follows Mos Def Around Japan
2009 has been a solid counterpoint to those that thought Mos Def had become too Hollywood. Def's fourth solo album 'The Ecstatic' was one of the best albums of the year and the ever-mighty Boogie Man has been zigzagging across the country and putting on some of the finest shows in any…
Jay Electronica, Mos Def and Curren$y Collaborate for Group Album
New Orleans rapper Curren$y has announced that he, fellow New Oreleans rapper Jay Electronica and Brooklyn veteran Mos Def have united to record an album together. The group formed after a chance meeting at Dame Dash's converted NYC art space and studio, DD172, which Mos calls a "24-Ho…
The Beatnuts Tell Their Story in Off-Broadway Play
Nineties hip-hop duo, The Beatnuts, are bringing a blast from the past to New York City this fall with their plans to star in an off-Broadway play titled 'Deez Nuts,' that tells the story of their musical career. The show, which is written by Sacha Jenkins, the co-founder of Egotrip and VH…
Mos Def, Damon Dash to Produce Documentary on Detroit Punk Band

Brooklyn rapper Mos Def and Roc-A-Fella Records founder Damon Dash have announced that they are collaborating on a new film project. The film, a documentary about relatively unknown Detroit punk band Death, whose members were all black (not to be confused with better-known Florida metal band Death, …
Mos Def Visits Post-Katrina New Orleans
Mos Def just might have the best hip-hop record of 2009 when all is said and done, but that couldn't matter less to the Brooklyn-bred MC and actor. He's more focused on the political concerns that often define his outstanding lyricism. Take a recent video that finds Mos touring the (still.…
Just in Time for Summer: The Mos Def ‘Ecstatic’ Tee
Still have boring old t-shirts that doesn't include music from your favorite artist? No fear: Mos Def is rectifying this situation with the release of his new album 'The Ecstatic' via a wearable piece of clothing.
Due July 7 at Shopbop.com, the t-shirt has the album art on the front and the track li…

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