Yasiin Bey (Mos Def) Freestyles About South Africa Arrest, Announces Retirement On Kanye’s Website

Yasiin Bey (Mos Def) shared a message on Kanye West's website where he spoke about his South Africa arrest and announced his retirement.

Lupe Fiasco Agreed To Battle Mos Def -- But Here’s Why It Didn’t Go Down

Daylyt explains why Lupe Fiasco and Mos Def didn't battle.

Forget Drake And Meek Mill -- A Yasiin Bey Vs. Lupe Fiasco Battle Might Be On The Way

Mos Def issues a challenge to all rappers, and Lupe Fiasco accepts.

Should Nicki Minaj Curse Out Meek Mill And Drake? This Rapper Thinks So

During his first stand up comedy show, Mos Def takes aim at Meek Mill, Drake, Wiz Khalifa and Caitlyn Jenner.

Kanye West Was Nearly Speechless When He Heard Yasiin Bey's New Music

Yasiin Bey explains why he had to leave America to record new music.

Kanye West And Kris Jenner Got Photobombed By This Happy Rapper

Kanye West and Kris Jenner got photobombed by a smiley rapper at Paris Fashion Week.

Yasiin Bey (AKA Mos Def) Delivered Two Inspiring Speeches About Recent Protests And Police Brutality

Mos Def shared two speeches about police brutality and protests in America.

This Artist Brought A Little More Mos Def To The Streets Of Brooklyn

Mos Def's "Mathematics" lyrics can now be seen on Broadway and Myrtle in Brooklyn.

How Kanye West's 'Crack Head' Step-Brother Delayed His Career

'Ye's latest podcast unleashes info about Michael Jackson and Mos Def's slams.

Talib Kweli Hops A Brooklyn Dollar Van With Us As Black Star Turns 15

'RapFix Live' looks back on Kweli and Mos Def's seminal project on today's VMA live stream at 4 p.m., which also features Birdman and Ace Hood.

Mos Def Brought To Tears In Force-Feeding Video

Rapper known as Yasiin Bey posts four-minute video of practice carried out on prisoners at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba U.S. detention facility.

Mannie Fresh, Yasiin Bey Pull In OMFGOD Help From Friends

Just Blaze and Curren$y offer music to their hip-hop homeys, Fresh tells 'RapFix Live.'

Diddy Had An 'Ill' Confrontation With Mos Def Over Black Star Lyrics

'That was one of the illest conversations that I ever seen,' Kweli tells MTV News of Diddy's initial reservations with 'Children's Story.'

Amy Winehouse Reveals Dream Rap Collabos In Rare MTV Interview

Back in 2007, Winehouse hoped to work with Nas, Mos Def and more.

Mos Def Joins Cast Of Showtime's 'Dexter'

Rapper/actor will play a spiritually minded ex-con named Brother Sam.

Mos Def Signs With Kanye West's G.O.O.D. Music

Seasoned Brooklyn MC and 'Lord, Lord, Lord' collaborator confirms he's joining Yeezy's label in latest issue of XXL.

Damon Dash Brings Artists Together With DD172

Mos Def, RZA, the Black Keys can be found collaborating at the hip-hop mogul's new art gallery/ music studio.

Mos Def, Jay Electronica, Curren$y Record Group Album

Rappers, who met at Dame Dash's DD172 space, call themselves Center Edge Territory.

The Best Albums Of 2009 (So Far)

Lily Allen, Mos Def and Kelly Clarkson make the mid-year list, in Bigger Than the Sound.

Black Eyed Peas' The E.N.D. Begins At Billboard #1

Peas kick Dave Matthews Band to #2, as Mos Def and Pleasure P debut in top 10.

Mos Def Thinks Jay-Z Should Defend His 'Greatest Rapper Alive' Title

He proposes the ultimate MC battle, in which his team of five would go up against Jay, Kanye West and others.

'Def Jam Rapstar' Video Game Coming This Year

Game's trailer features Young Jeezy, but track list has not been announced.

Mychal Bell Of 'Jena 6' Accidentally Shoots Himself

Bell was reportedly cleaning a firearm when it discharged accidentally.

Mos Def Issued Arrest Warrant In Las Vegas For Allegedly Smashing Photographer's Camera

Event photographer claims the rapper destroyed his equipment and ran off with it.