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Yasiin Bey Emerges Victoriously on A Tribe Called Red’s New Single, ‘R.E.D.’ [VIDEO]

The video was shot in Cape Town, South Africa.

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Yasiin Bey Returns with the Somber Track ‘HYMN’ on TIDAL

Yasiin Bey's raps about the violent videos on social media with his somber tune, 'HYMN.'

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Yasiin Bey Spreads Enlightenment on A Tribe Called Red’s ‘R.E.D.’

Yasiin Bey lends his lyrics on A Tribe Called Red's bombastic anthem 'R.E.D.'

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Best Songs of the Week: Dave East, Yasiin Bey & Gucci Mane

Our Songs of the Week playlist features new tracks from Dave East, Yasiin Bey and Gucci Mane.

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Yasiin Bey Turned Away from South African Court Because of His Turban

The artist formerly known as Mos Def was turned away in a South African court after refusing to remove a turban off his head.

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Yasiin Bey Appointed Creative Director of South African Brand Unknown Union

Yasiin Bey has accepted the position of Creative Director of Unknown Union, a South African-based menswear line.

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Yasiin Bey Announces His Retirement, Raps ‘No More Parties In SA’

Yasiin Bey is setting the record straight and declaring “No More Parties in SA.” In a nearly 11-minute message, the embattled rhymer addresses his recent controversy in South Africa.

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Yasiin Bey’s Rep Clarifies Rapper’s Arrest in South Africa

A rep for Yasiin Bey (aka Mos Def) has come forward to explain the rapper's arrest in South Africa last week and debunk what he claims are false allegations.

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Yasiin Bey Gets Arrested and Banned in South Africa for Using Fake Passport

Yasiin Bey, commonly known as Mos Def, was arrested in Cape Town International Airport for failing to present an authorized passport.

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Yasiin Bey Addresses Paris Attacks & Releases Anti-Violence Song ‘NO Colonial Fiction’

Following the Paris attacks that occurred last Friday (Nov. 13), Yasiin Bey (formerly known as Mos Def), has spoken out against the terrorists who claimed responsibility for the carnage in the City of Love. The "Umi Says" rapper also released his anti-violence song, “NO Colonial Fiction,” in which he delivers a lyrical sermon urging for peace and racial harmony.

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