Mos Def, now living in Cape Town and collaborating with South African singer Petite Noir, talking to
10 new music videos to finish this week of blogging. Here’s a first video by photographer
[brightcove vid=1834387612001&exp3=672912957001&surl=http://c.brightcove.com/services&pubid=1578131987&pk=AQ~~,AAAAAF4QYhM~,8vMx38_7mU4SgZM9MmVRmS1UV8wEysw8&lbu=http://www.gq.com/video/videos/yasiin-bey-mos-def&w=486&h=412] This was done for GQ Magazine. He also raps half-heartedly. I suppose, we should
Our weekly round-up of new (and a little less new) music videos. First, this great video
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SG4cUzJeU_k Last Wednesday the Brooklyn rappers collectively known as Black Star*–Mos Def (now going as Yasiin
My neighborhood Fort Greene in Brooklyn, one of the oldest in the borough, is changing beyond
Mos Def, “Umi Says,” Live at the Austin City Limits Festival 2009.
[vimeo=http://vimeo.com/13045384 w=600&h=368] This short clip of Brooklyn’s Mos Def, offering greetings while performing at the most
[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_0F2_sAlaNo&w=500&h=307&rel=0] Mos Def is back. Which means I am happy. This for Ski Beats’ new album
[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=woHMTgvfs_E&w=500&h=307&rel=0] Hip hop now has its own museums, honors shows on basic cable, and rap beats
[vodpod id=Video.3787236&w=500&h=350&fv=embedReferer%3Dhttp%3A%2F%2Fsearch.bbc.co.uk%2Fsearch%3Fgo%3Dtoolbar%26amp%3Buri%3D%252Fradio1%252F%26amp%3Bq%3Dafrica%2Bmake%2Bsome%2Bnoise%26amp%3BembedPageUrl%3Dhttp%3A%2F%2Fwww.bbc.co.uk%2Fiplayer%2Fepisode%2Fb00smpk8%2FBBC_Radio_1s_Stories_Africa_Make_Some_Noise%21_The_Story_of_Modern_African_Music%2F%26amp%3BholdingImage%3Dhttp%3A%2F%2Fnode2.bbcimg.co.uk%2Fiplayer%2Fimages%2Fepisode%2Fb00smpk8_640_360.jpg%26amp%3BdomId%3Dsemp-wrapper%26amp%3Bconfig%3Dhttp%3A%2F%2Fwww.bbc.co.uk%2Femp%2Fiplayer%2Fconfig.xml%26amp%3Bguidance%3Dunknown%26amp%3Bconfig_settings_showPopoutButton%3Dtrue%26amp%3Bplaylist%3Dhttp%3A%2F%2Fwww.bbc.co.uk%2Fiplayer%2Fplaylist%2Fb00smpk8%26amp%3Bconfig_settings_showPopoutCta%3Dtrue%26amp%3Bconfig_settings_showFullScreenButton%3Dfalse%26amp%3Bconfig_settings_language%3Den] Last night, BBC Radio One premiered an hour-long documentary on the story of modern
[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u_RXEJLx2Uw&w=500&h=307] I love the sample as well as the graphics in the video for “Supermagic” off
This is sick. Free download. HT: Will Youmans
[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sA7gtvLaU6c&w=480&h=295] Preview of new video. He got his game back.
As usual I have had Mos Def ‘s “The Ecstatic,” on repeat, especially the song “The Auditorium,”
[vodpod id=Groupvideo.4349041&w=425&h=350&fv=level%3D0%26repeat%3Dlist%26logo%3Dhttp%253A%252F%252Fi47.tinypic.com%252Fb4cbyr.jpg%26image%3Dhttp%253A%252F%252Fi47.tinypic.com%252Fac8xnn.png%26skin%3Dhttp%253A%252F%252Fspamtheweb.com%252Ful%252Fupload%252F2809%252F25294_bekle.swf%26lightcolor%3DFFFFFF%26backcolor%3DFF0000%26screencolor%3D000000%26bandwidth%3D10815%26file%3Dhttp%253A%252F%252Fvideo.ak.facebook.com%252Fvideo-ak-sf2p%252Fv6808%252F166%252F46%252F238160848320_8915.mp4%26controlbar%3Dover%26frontcolor%3D000000%26dock%3Dfalse%26plugins%3Dviral-2] New video for the song “History” off Mos Def’s most recent album, “The Ecstatic.”
[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VirWZBZm9ZU&hl=en_US&fs=1&] Mos Def’s best work is still coming.