Mos Def Profile
|Full Name:||Mos Def - Contact Mos Def|
|Birth Name:||Dante Terrell Smith|
|Famous As:||Rapper, actor|
|Date of Birth:||December 11, 1973|
|Place of Birth:||Brooklyn, New York, USA|
|Claim to Fame:||Single Universal Magnetic (1997)|
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The Digital BitsMOS DEF: A Look at the Best Blu-ray Releases of 2016
The Digital Bits
While physical media may be dying the death of a thousand cuts in some people's minds (and on studio bean counters spreadsheets) and there aren't as many truly special editions as there once was with movies getting dropped on disc with a few chintzy ...
CBSSports.comBrooklyn Nets to honor The Notorious BIG with 'Biggie Night' against Knicks
OK, well that's a recent phenomenon. But before that, the New York borough was known for it's incredible hip-hop scene that was pioneered by artists like Big Daddy Kane, MC Lyte and Gang Starr, and taken to new levels by Jay Z, Busta Rhymes and Mos Def ...
EXCLUSIVE: 'I have a very good idea who murdered my son.' Biggie Smalls' mother speaks out on the 20th ...
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Rolling Stone AustraliaFuture Is Now: Loyle Carner
Rolling Stone Australia
FOR FANS OF: Mos Def, Skepta, Kanye West, Homeboy Sandman. WHY YOU SHOULD PAY ATTENTION: Twenty-two-year-old UK rapper Loyle Carner (a spoonerism on birth name Ben Coyle-Larner) was raised in South London with his tight-knit family (his ...
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EW.com (blog)Legendary musician, rock and roll pioneer Chuck Berry dies at 90
(In the 2008 movie Cadillac Records inspired by the Chess Records story, Mos Def portrayed Berry.) These include ?Maybelline,? ?Roll Over Beethoven,? ?Johnny B. Goode,? and ?Carol,? which would be covered by the Rolling Stones early in their career.
Chuck Berry Dead At Age 90
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USA TODAYGabourey Sidibe reveals weight-loss surgery: I 'cut my stomach in half'
The actress has previously been the brunt of Twitter harassment, including ugly comments about her 2014 Golden Globes dress. "To people making mean comments about my GG pics, I mos def cried about it on that private jet on my way to my dream job last ...
Gabourey Sidibe Opens Up About Weight-Loss Surgery for the First Time: 'I Love My Body Now'
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Wicked Local NorwellANDERSON'S WINDOW: Keep your eyes on the radio dial
Wicked Local Norwell
Queen made "Fat Bottomed Girls" famous, while Mos Def sang about "Ms. Fat Booty". Meghan Trainor is "All About the Bass" and The Beastie Boys want you to "Shake Your Rump". Trace Adkins immortalized the "Honky Tonky Badonk-a-donk", The Black ...
XXLMAG.COMHere's How A Tribe Called Quest Convinced Dave Chappelle to Host 'Saturday Night Live'
From his time on Comedy Central helming The Chappelle Show to hosting a public block party with performances from The Fugees and Mos Def to most recently cosigning new acts like Chance The Rapper, Dave has always been down for the culture.
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- Detroit civil rights attorney also hip-hop artist
While musical influences possibly number in the hundreds, leading contenders include Abdelhalim Hafez, Michael Jackson, Bob Marley, The Beatles, Wu Tang Clan, Mos Def, Eminem, D'Angelo, Kendrick Lamar, Kanye West and Anderson .Paak.
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- Okayplayer CEO Jayson Jackson Names Rachel Hislop Editor-In-Chief
All Access Music Group
... a female artist,? and achieved five GRAMMY Awards among a 10 nominations. He also managed the artist MOS DEF for seven years and broke the artist SANTIGOLD in the U.S. in 2007 with her debut album. He was named OKAYPLAYER CEO last year.
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- Mos Def is leaving his home in South Africa after his idealistic ?world passport? got him arrested - Quartz
PitchforkMos Def is leaving his home in South Africa after his idealistic ?world passport? got him arrested
Mos Def's ideals about a world without borders have been dashed by South African immigration officials. The Department of Home Affairs declared the rapper and actor an ?undesirable person? on Nov. 22 after he tried to leave the country using a world ...
Hip-hop artist Mos Def allowed to leave South Africa
Yasiin Bey (Mos Def) Announces Final US Shows
American rapper Mos Def FINALLY allowed to leave South Africa after being detained TEN MONTHS ago for using ...
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