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Yasiin Bey in Louis Vuitton, Muhammad Ali Commercials

Louis Vuitton’s Muhammad Ali campaign continues with two new commercials, very aptly titled “Word” and “Dream.” Starring Yasiin Bey, once known as Mos Def, and visual artist Neils Shoe Meulman, the clips evoke the dramatic … read more »

POSTED July 31, 2012 4:30PM IN STYLE NEWS Comments (5) TAGS: , , ,
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Live: Roots Picnic 2012

As music festivals go, the Roots Picnic is very much its own beast. With none of the ditzy-hippie desert accessories—dream catchers, feathers, beaded headbands—of Coachella, the corporate-sponsored social media machine of SXSW, the daunting primal … read more »

POSTED June 20, 2012 11:08AM IN MUSIC NEWS TAGS: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
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Yasiin Bey (fka Mos Def), “Niggas in Poorest” MP3

To launch his Top 40 Underground freestyle project, Yasiin Bey fka Mos Def, has flipped The Throne’s only skate song into a politically-charged, lo-fi rendition retitled, “Niggas in Poorest.” For the collection, Bey plans to … read more »

POSTED January 16, 2012 11:39AM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (2) TAGS: , , , ,