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Rapper Yasiin Bey (Mos Def) is denied entry to the United States

Rapper Yasiin Bey (Mos Def) is denied entry to the United States

Rapper formerly known as Mos Def forced to pull tour dates as a result

Mos Def undergoes force feeding in protest at Guantanamo Bay procedure

Mos Def undergoes force feeding in protest at Guantanamo Bay procedure

The rapper makes a harrowing video to raise awareness of the practice used against hunger striking detainees

Mos Def to change his name to 'Yasiin' at the end of 2011

Mos Def to change his name to 'Yasiin' at the end of 2011

Rapper's new moniker means 'Rich' in Arabic

Mos Def cancels Glastonbury appearance

Mos Def cancels Glastonbury appearance

'A death in the family' forces the rapper's decision

Mos Def, Lenny Kravitz to play benefit gig for Gulf of Mexico oil disaster

Mos Def, Lenny Kravitz to play benefit gig for Gulf of Mexico oil disaster

Show will take place in New Orleans this Sunday (May 16)

Mos Def announces UK tour dates and ticket details

Mos Def announces UK tour dates and ticket details

Rapper will play shows in Glasgow, Bristol and London

Mos Def announces one-off London show

Mos Def announces one-off London show

Rapper will play KOKO in April

Mos Def making documentary about early punk band

Mos Def making documentary about early punk band

Film will feature the near unknown band Death

New Mos Def album to be embedded in T-shirt

New Mos Def album to be embedded in T-shirt

'The Ecstatic' will be released in the US on July 7

Mos Def reveals new album details

Mos Def reveals new album details

New York rapper announces release date and title

Mos Def wanted by police

Mos Def wanted by police

Forces have issued a warrant for his arrest

Mos Def, Nas to headline Rock The Bells

Mos Def, Nas to headline Rock The Bells

Hip-hop festival hits Southern California this summer

Mos Def to play Chuck Berry in new movie

Mos Def to play Chuck Berry in new movie

Beyonce also starring in film about influential blues label

Hip-hop barbecue events announced for US cities

Hip-hop barbecue events announced for US cities

Common, Mos Def, Clipse and Lupe Fiasco will perform

Mos Def’s album rushed to stores -  and recalled again

Mos Def’s album rushed to stores - and recalled again

'Tru3 Magic' has yet to be 'officially' released

Mos Def arrested at award ceremony

Mos Def arrested at award ceremony

Charged with ‘disorderly conduct’

MOS DEF'S 'NEW DANGER'!

MOS DEF'S 'NEW DANGER'!

The rapper returns...

MOS GETS NEW 'JOB'

MOS GETS NEW 'JOB'

The rapper's eagerly awaited new album is put on hold again...

HEAVYWEIGHTS BATTLE NYC SCHOOLKIDS' BUM RAP

HEAVYWEIGHTS BATTLE NYC SCHOOLKIDS' BUM RAP

The rappers join forces after it's reported that new mayor Michael Bloomberg's proposed $1 billion cuts...

LINCOLN'S PART!

LINCOLN'S PART!

The rapper struggles with class, poverty and identity in the acclaimed 'Top Dog/Underdog'...

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