We’ll break our radio tags rule for this one. J. Rocc debuted a new Mos Def and Talib Kweli track last night, produced by Madlib, on BBC’s Radio One. Untitled – Blackstar (Mos Def + Talib Kweli) prod. Madlib Via: CK
In an interview with HipHopFiend.Org, Ski breaks down why Mos Def did not appear on the final version of 24 Hour Karate School. A lot of people are asking why Mos Def wasn’t on “24 Hour Karate School” despite tracks like “Taxi” and “Cream Of the Planet” being used to originally promote the album (via [cont.]
G.O.O.D. Fridays Saturdays latest release is a non-album track. Nice. We’re getting spoiled now. LISTEN: Kanye West – “Don’t Look Down” (feat. Mos Def, Lupe Fiasco, Big Sean) Kanye West – “Don’t Look Down” (feat. Mos Def, Lupe Fiasco, Big Sean)
Wow, what a shame…. All those delays for Ski Beatz long awaited 24 Hour Karate School, and in the end, none of the previously released Mos Def collaborations made the final cut. Blame industry rule #4080. Do Ski a favor and buy the album and then tack on those deleted Mos Def cuts to your [cont.]
According to the October 2010 issue of XXL with Kanye West on the cover, Mos Def is the new signee to West’s G.O.O.D. Music imprint. With the recent signing of Pusha T from The Clipse, the roster continues to become the most exciting in the industry. And speaking of Kanye West, Rap-Up magazine has stated that [cont.]
Happy G.O.O.D. Friday (via Monday)! Kanye West gets the celebration started with another allstar lineup with the Mighty Mos Def digging with a deep shovel on this one, supported by Raekwon the Chef, The Gap Band’s Charlie WIlson, and Swizz on the mic. LISTEN: Kanye West “Lord Lord Lord” (feat. Mos Def, Swizz Beatz, Raekwon, [cont.]
Here is video footage of NASA’s Mos Def holographic presentation, presented before a live audience. That’s cool and all, but where can we buy a Lisa Ann hologram?
NASA I.S.I.S Program with MosDef & Astronaut Leland Melvin from OpenLineMedia on Vimeo. “Leland Melvin and myself are working with the Instituting Science in Schools Program, sponsored by NASA and I’m just here to give the young people some inspiration, some positive encouragement and some good information about science, technology, creativity and discovery and how [cont.]
Ski Beatz is gearing up for the Feb. 12 September 7th release of 24 Hour Karate School, with this latest video directed by Creative Control and featuring the Mighty Mos Def.
In the video Mos performs for the Gulf Aid Benefit to help raise money to clean up the massive oil spill in the Gulf Coast. For more information and to help, contributions can be made here.
Mos Def will join Lenny Kravitz, Ani DiFranco, and a host of other artists for Gulf Aid, a benefit concert in support of those affected by the massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, reports the Associated Press. The benefit will be hosted by Rehage Entertainment, and will also feature Allen Toussaint, Zachary Richard, [cont.]
The ambidextrous Mighty Mos Def shows off on Jools Holland. Give the drummer some.
Another interview by Zane Lowe, an otherworldly Mos Def speaks on leaving Geffen Records, the future of his music, and Jay Electronica.
Here we have a unreleased version of the Goapele track featuring Mos Def. This was to be the original album version but due to some behind the scenes issues, was changed and the album version featured Clyde Carson instead. This track was on Goapele’s 2005 release, Change It All. Currently Goapele is working on her [cont.]
Sun finally out, snow melted where you’re at? Lack of new Mos Def in your life? Max Tannone who remixed Jay-Z and Radiohead as well as a Beastie Boys Project has a new remix tape out. Featuring Mos Def over old roots reggae and ska tracks its hard to argue against something like this when [cont.]
Mos Def – History from hanagroove on Vimeo.
Jay Elec returns to his hometown and invites the crowd on stage to join him in performance of “Exhibit A”. Also joining him was Mos Def, who proceed to exhibit Brooklyn live on stage. [Source: TSS]
Last week we showed you The 20 Most Embarrassing Sellout Moments In Hip-Hop History. On the flipside of that coin, there have been some dope moments when rappers starred in commercials for products, many times the commercials themselves more memorable than the items they were pushing. Let’s take a look….. 20. Lil Jon + Subway [cont.]
And one more from Ski Beatz hotly anticipated 24 Hour Karate School, which drops March 30th and will be available for download here at HipHopSite. Oh, and that Ski Beatz exclusive we were talking about here a few weeks back? We’ll show it off one week from tomorrow. The first hint was that it’s not [cont.]
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