Streetsnaps: Yasiin Bey

StyleComments ⋅ 12 hours ago
Location: Hong Kong

Essentials: Yasiin Bey

StyleComments ⋅ Aug 27, 2014
A man who requires no introduction, Yasiin Bey formerly known as Mos Def recently dropped by to share his Essentials with us at HYPEBEAST HQ. While Bey currently calls both Paris and Cape Town home, he is constantly on the move, holding with him a nu...

Yasiin Bey’s Exclusive Playlist for HYPETRAK

MusicComments ⋅ Aug 25, 2014
Brooklyn legend Yassin Bey, formerly known as Mos Def, has put together an exclusive playlist for the people over at HYPETRAK. The playlist features a range of artists from King Krule, Chimurenga Renaissance, Shabazz Palaces, to demos from the Hackne...

Streetsnaps: Yasiin Bey

StyleComments ⋅ Jul 29, 2014
Location: Paris, France

Yasiin Bey Announces ‘Time Is Always Now’

MusicComments ⋅ Jan 15, 2014
Nearly five years since the release of his acclaimed LP The Ecstatic, universally acclaimed artist Yasiin Bey has announced his latest musical endeavor, entitled Time Is Always Now. Set to take place this Friday, January 17 at 12:30 a.m. CAT/5:30 p.m...

Yasiin Bey – The Light Is Not Afraid of The Dark (Produced by Kanye West) [CDQ]

MusicComments ⋅ Apr 7, 2013
After treating Chicago-area fans to the unreleased Kanye West-produced cut “The Light Is Not Afraid of The Dark” at The Shrine, Yasiin Bey has unearthed a hi-fidelity recording of the piece for your listening pleasure. Recorded during the...

Yasiin Bey & Mannie Fresh – Black Jesus

StyleComments ⋅ Apr 1, 2013
To prepare the masses for their upcoming collaboration album, Yasiin Bey and former Cash Money Records producer Mannie Fresh link up to unveil one of their latest tracks “Black Jesus.” Their co-branded effort known as OMFGODBKNOLA pairs B...

The Bullitts featuring Yasiin Bey, Jay Electronica & Lucy Liu – They Die By Dawn

MusicComments ⋅ Mar 24, 2013
Multifaceted singer, songwriter, producer and filmmaker Jeymes Samuel and his musical ensemble The Bullitts bring forth the title track “They Die By Dawn” to their debut album They Die By Dawn and Other Short Stories. Beginning with an Ol...

Yasiin Bey – The Light Is Not Afraid of the Dark (Produced by Kanye West)

MusicComments ⋅ Mar 22, 2013
Yasiin Bey may no longer go by the moniker Mos Def, but the music that earned him legendary MC status marches on with his latest track, titled “The Light Is Not Afraid of the Dark.” The track is produced by none other than Kanye West and...

Yasiin Bey – I Don’t Like

MusicComments ⋅ Nov 28, 2012
Today we present you the latest installment of Yasiin Bey’s ongoing Top 40 Underdog Series, called “I Don’t Like” from The Compound NYC. If the title is not indication enough, the famed emcee rhymes over the instrumental over...

Yasiin Bey Speaks Candidly in “A Modern Marvel in Marvelous Times”

MusicComments ⋅ Oct 23, 2012
“A Modern Marvel in Marvelous Times” from filmmaker Cam Be is a visual dissection of Yasiin Bey during his visit and subsequent performance at The Shrine in Chicago. Speaking on an array of topics – including his move to New Orleans...

Louis Vuitton Interprets Muhammad Ali’s “Float” with Yasiin Bey and Niels Shoe Meulman

StyleComments ⋅ Oct 18, 2012
Moving forward with its inspirational campaign paying homage to one of the most entertaining athletes of all time, Louis Vuitton presents its latest video reinterpreting Muhammad Ali’s famous “float like a butterfly” cautionary poem...

A. Sauvage: On the Road with Yasiin Bey

StyleComments ⋅ Sep 28, 2012
Introducing a new set of portraits from A. Sauvage founder Adrien Sauvage’s ongoing project ‘On The Road,’ we see hip-hop icon Yasiin Bey as the set’s subject sporting a full suit – the chosen attire to inspire the serie...

Louis Vuitton, Yasiin Bey & Niels Shoe Meulman “The Greatest Words” of Muhammad Ali

StyleComments ⋅ Sep 21, 2012
Furthering its ongoing campaign honoring the legacy of Muhammad Ali, Louis Vuitton releases the latest “The Greatest Words” film that captures Yasiin Bey and calligrapher Niel Shoe Meulman translating Ali’s words into each of their...

Louis Vuitton and Yasiin Bey “The Greatest Words” of Muhammad Ali Round 2

StyleComments ⋅ Sep 14, 2012
Louis Vuitton continues its commemorative campaign “The Greatest Words” of Muhammad Ali with Round 2. Celebrating the inspirational and rhythmic words of a man who stood up for his values in the face of oppression whilst becoming one of t...