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The 50 Most Stylish Musicians of the Last 50 Years

From the Stones to the Smiths to Biggie Smalls.<p>Musicians may get famous for their, well, music, but their senses of style are another iconic part of their personas and performances. Here, a look back at some of the most stylish music men of the past 50 years. They do not disappoint.<p>Bob Dylan<p>Jack …


Yasiin Bey, Formerly Known as Mos Def, Is Opening a Gallery in the South Bronx to Fuse Art and Hip-Hop

Art World<p>The project is a collaboration with advertising executive Free Richardson.<p>,<p>Retired hip-hop star Mos Def and advertising executive Free …

Rap & Hip-Hop

29TUNES | Mos Def

• Universal Magnetic<br>• Definition (with Talib Kweli as Black Star)<br>• Re: Definition (with Talib Kweli as Black Star)<br>• Children’s Story (with Talib Kweli as …

Rap & Hip-Hop

C'Mon Son! The Podcast Episode #78: Taste of Chicago Edition - Blackstar (Talib and Mos Def)

Urban Culture

Happy 20th: Mos Def & Talib Kweli Are Black Star

It’s time for another twentieth-anniversary salute, this time we focus on a Hip Hop album that solidifies and personifies the soul of what Hip Hop …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Black Star played Taste of Chicago BK Hip Hop Fest (pics, videos, setlists)

<b>Black Star</b> (<b>Talib Kweli</b> and <b>Yasiin Bey</b> fka <b>Mos Def</b>) have been playing shows this year as we await their possible long-awaited sophomore album (Yasiin …


Black Star reunites and shines light at Taste of Chicago

The legendary rap group Black Star comprised of elite emcees Yasiin Bey (formerly known as Mos Def) and Talib Kweli were recently in Chicago for …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Are Belzebubs the new Dethklok?

If you're a devout metalhead, you probably love Dethklok, the biggest band in history and stars of Adult Swim's sadly cancelled series <i>Metalocalypse</i>. …

Snoop Dogg

Jazz stars come out for all-night Montreux jam for Quincy Jones

MONTREUX, Switzerland (Reuters) - An all-star cast of musicians from Ibrahim Maalouf to Mos Def, Robert Glasper and Monty Alexander celebrated producer Quincy Jones at an epic Montreux concert that ended just before dawn on Monday.<p>Jones, who turned 85 in March, attended the birthday tribute in the …


The Native Tongues Had Mad Flavor. This 6-Hour Mix Celebrates All The Ingredients (Audio)

There are not many collectives that have had as much impact on Hip-Hop, and on music in general, as Native Tongues. Although they never released an …

Rap & Hip-Hop

PLANET OF HIP-HOPCRISY 13= Pete Rock, Nas, Mobb Deep, The Roots, Common, OC, Black Sheep, Goodie Mob

Funky breaks, samples & rhymes from the rappers,groups & pioneers of hip-hop's golden era. 15 tracks by Pete Rock, Nas, Mos Def, Wu-Tang Clan, …

Rap & Hip-Hop

29TUNES | #9

• KRS One – 9 Elements<br>• R.A. The Rugged Man ft J-Live – Give It Up<br>• DJ Revolution ft. Bahamadia, Cut Killer, Rasco, Chops & Planet Asia – Special …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Mos Def on retirement: I'm always going to be creating

ATLANTA (AP) — Hip-hop star Yasiin Bey took the stage at the ONE Musicfest for what appeared to be the last performance of his career.<p>But the rapper also known as Mos Def said in a backstage interview with The Associated Press on Saturday night, he'll continue creating and will return to the public …

Mos Def

Virgil Abloh and Takashi Murakami Exhibition at Gagosian Gallery – WWD

Virgil Abloh and Takashi Murakami Inaugurate Show at Paris Gagosian Gallery<p>Virgil Abloh and Takashi Murakami<p>Francois Goize<p>A view of the …


Inside Virgil Abloh and Takashi Murakami Exhibition Party [PHOTOS] – WWD

Inside Virgil Abloh and Takashi Murakami Exhibition Opening Party<p>A view of the exhibition at the Gagosian gallery<p>Francois Goize/WWD<p>A view of the …


L'Entourloop - Fat Baby (Mos Def Vs The Heptones)

Mos Def, A$AP Rocky, Christian Combs and Others Attend Rick Owens' Smoke-Filled Paris Show

Featuring 'Battlestar Galactica' motifs and huge cherry bomb fireworks.<p>Rick Owens isn’t one to join the crowd — except when it comes to a front row. …

Battlestar Galactica

6.18.18 DVE Morning Show

Gerry Dulac was also baffled by Phil Mickelson's antics on Saturday at the US Open, Sean Collier tells us about an upcoming film festival inspired by …

Film Festivals

Saturday Soul with John Osborne - 16.06.18

Playing tracks by<p>Willie 'Beaver' Hale, Niteflyte, Smoove & Turrell, David Ruffin, The Isley Brothers/Mos Def and more.

The Isley Brothers


Playlist<p>29TUNES | #8<p>L<br>• F<p>The best Hip Hop playlists on Spotify, brought to you by HipHopGoldenAge #realhiphop<p>Tracklist:<p>Percee P – Throwback Rap …

Stream Album: Kanye West & Kid Cudi – Kids See Ghosts

June 14, 2018 | Filed under: Albums,Featured,Music | Posted by: al Santana<p>As promised, after the release of Pusha T’s <i>DAYTONA</i> album along with his own</i> …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Nas, Cardi B, Miguel, & More to Headline 2018 ONE Musicfest

The lineup for the 2018 ONE Musicfest has been announced and it’s looking lit.Nas, Cardi B, and Miguel are slated to headline the two-day celebration …


5 Things We Learned After Our First Listen to Kanye West & Kid Cudi's 'Kids See Ghosts'

For the third week in a row, Kanye West has managed to deliver on his promise of dropping an album. It may not be the most ideal rollout plan with …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Special 90s/00s Hip-Hop/Rap/R&B Mix

Big thanks for 600 followers and 2000 plays! Here's a different style of mix to usual that I've been working on - an old school rap-hip-hop-R&B mix, …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Stream Kid Cudi & Kanye West's Highly-Anticipated 'Kids See Ghosts' Album

Featuring Pusha T, Ty Dolla $ign and Mos Def.<p>After releasing <i>ye</i>, Kanye West and frequent collaborator Kid Cudi recently dropped their highly-anticipated <i>Kids See Ghosts</i> album. Available now on streaming platforms, the project was officially unveiled at an exclusive Los Angeles listening …


29TUNES | #4

• Ultramagnetic MCs – Ego Trippin’ (Original 12″ Version)<br>• MC Breed – Gotta Get Mine<br>• Binary Star – Glen Close<br>• One Be Lo – Enecs Eht No Kcab<br>• Ed OG & Da …

Rap & Hip-Hop

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29TUNES | #3

• Black Sheep – Similak Child<br>• Channel Live fr KRS One – Mad Izm<br>• EPMD ft Redman & K-Solo – Headbanger<br>• Heltah Skeltah – Leflaur Leflah Eshkoshka<br>• Tha …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Rebel Radio Raps vol. 147

REBEL RADIO<br>-starring-<p>Dr. Dre * Eminem * Kanye West * The Notorious B.I.G. * Tupac * Ol' Dirty Bastard * Mos Def * DMX * KRS-One * Talib Kweli * …

Rap & Hip-Hop


Bobby Hundreds tells the story of Rawkus records in this new piece in which he interviews Rawkus cofounder Jarret Myer. In the late ‘90s, hip hop was …