Yasiin Bey, f.k.a. Mos Def, is still stuck in South Africa while he deals with charges that he allegedly tried to travel out of the country on a fake passport once his visa had expired. Recently, BADBADNOTGOOD, who just released their fourth studio album IV this week, headed to Cape Town, South Africa to play a set at the Cape Town International Jazz Festival. According to 10and5, a representative for Bey contacted the band to see if they would be interested in backing the rapper for a short set. "The rehearsals were magical, we really connected musically which is difficult sometimes after first meeting someone,” BADBADNOTGOOD explained to 10and5. Watch Yasiin Bey perform "Arcade," with BADBADNOTGOOD in Cape Town, above.
July 04, 2016