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Mos Def Responds to Lupe Fiasco: “I’m Not Trying to Arrange Fights With Them”

Yasiin Bey (aka Mos Def) has responded to Lupe Fiasco who recently accepted his challenge to battle any rapper – anytime, anywhere.

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Mos Def Challenges Rappers to a Battle, Lupe Fiasco Accepts [VIDEO]

Yasiin Bey has issued a challenge to battle any rapper in the game -- anytime, anywhere. Chicago rhymer Lupe Fiasco accepted his challenge. Let's get ready to rumble!

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Kendrick Lamar Brings Out Yasiin Bey at 2015 Osheaga Festival [VIDEO]

This is a hip-hop heads' dream come true. Yasiin Bey aka Mos Def surprised fans in Montreal when he joined headliner Kendrick Lamar onstage at the 2015 Osheaga Festival on Saturday (Aug. 1).

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Yasiin Bey Speaks on Amy Winehouse’s Legacy: ‘She Was a Real Human Being’ [VIDEO]

Yasiin Bey speaks on Amy Winehouse's legacy, her ups and downs and the critics bashing her on the four-year anniversary of her death.

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10 Songs That Will Carry Hillary Clinton to the White House

Nas provides insight into taking over the world and Nicki Minaj does what she does best -- reminds Clinton of the power of the female spirit. Here are 10 Songs That Will Carry Hillary Clinton to the White House.

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Yasiin Bey Talks Upcoming Projects and Living in South Africa [VIDEO]

Aside from reports that Yasiin Bey (aka Mos Def) had some problems re-entering into the U.S., he's been pretty much out of the limelight lately. But in a Hypetrak TV interview, the rapper-activist updated his fans on his current projects and moving to South Africa, among other things.

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Yasiin Bey Associate Says Immigration Problems Are False

An associate of Yasiin Bey says that reports of the rapper being denied re-entry into the United States are false.

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Yasiin Bey Barred From U.S.?

Yasiin Bey (aka Mos Def) has reportedly been barred from re-entering the U.S.

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Yasiin Bey Has Moved to South Africa, Explains Kente Cloth ‘Skirt’

Yasiin Bey (formerly Mos Def) recently caused a tizzy on Twitter when photos of him wearing what is being described as a "skirt" surfaced online. The rapper-actor addressed his wardrobe choice at the Cape Town Music Exchange Conference in South Africa.

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Listen to ‘Yasiin Gaye: The Departure (Side One)’

We love a good mash-up album and this one by the self-described "Manipulator of Sound" Amerigo Gazaway is a must-listen. The 'Yasiin Gaye: The Departure (Side One)' album features the intuitive rhymes of Yasiin Bey (formerly Mos Def) with the music and ad-libs from the late soul man Marvin Gaye.

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