Mos Def

Real Name:
Dante Terrell Smith
Profile:
Brooklyn, NYC-based rapper of Trinidadian descent, Dante "Beze" Terrell Smith (better known simply as Mos Def) is also making a career as a Hollywood actor.

Born: 11 December 1973 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA.

He first gained interest as part of the group Urban Thermo Dynamics with his younger brother DCQ and sister Ces. Has since worked with many respected artists from many different genres, notably with Talib Kweli together as group Black Star.

Also known as Yasiin Bey since he handed his old name Mos Def to TV pundit Stephen Colbert after appearing on his TV show "The Colbert Report".
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Albums

P2-50141 Mos Def - Black On Both Sides album art Mos Def Black On Both Sides (Album) Rawkus, Rawkus P2-50141 UK 1999 Sell This Version
none Mos Def - Black on Both Sides / Internal Affairs - Sampler Tape album art Mos Def, Pharoahe Monch Mos Def, Pharoahe Monch - Black on Both Sides / Internal Affairs - Sampler Tape(Cass, Advance, Promo) Rawkus none US 1999 Sell This Version
B000380902 Mos Def - The New Danger album art Mos Def The New Danger (Album) Geffen Records, Goodtree Media B000380902 Canada 2004 Sell This Version
B000751602 Mos Def - True Magic album art Mos Def True Magic (Album) Geffen Records B000751602 US 2006 Sell This Version
FMG701 Mos Def - Mos Definite album art Mos Def Mos Definite(CD, Comp) Frequent Music FMG701 US 2007 Sell This Version
460502670238 Mos Def - The Ecstatic album art Mos Def The Ecstatic (Album) Downtown Music 460502670238 Russia 2009 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

PRO-CD-8326 Mos Def - The Love Song album art Bush Babees* Featuring Mos Def Bush Babees* Featuring Mos Def - The Love Song (Single) Warner Bros. Records PRO-CD-8326 US 1996 Sell This Version
RWK 138-4 Mos Def - The Universal Magnetic / If You Can Huh You Can Hear album art Mos Def The Universal Magnetic / If You Can Huh You Can Hear Rawkus RWK 138-4 US 1997 Sell This Version
COL 666317 6, 12-666317-20 Mos Def - What Is It / Most Def album art Brixx Feat Mos Def Brixx Feat Mos Def - What Is It / Most Def(12") Columbia, Columbia COL 666317 6, 12-666317-20 Germany 1998 Sell This Version
GW 202 Mos Def - High Drama, Pt. 3: The Search For 2 album art Mike Zoot Featuring Consequence (2), Talib Kweli, Mos Def Mike Zoot Featuring Consequence (2), Talib Kweli, Mos Def - High Drama, Pt. 3: The Search For 2(12", Ltd) Guesswhyld GW 202 US 1998 Sell This Version
FBD-017 Mos Def - All My People (Body Rock) (Party Break) album art Mos Def All My People (Body Rock) (Party Break) Big Dawg FBD-017 US 1998 Sell This Version
1734-4 Mos Def - Travellin' Man album art DJ Honda Feat. Mos Def DJ Honda Feat. Mos Def - Travellin' Man (Maxi, Single) Relativity, Relativity 1734-4 US 1998 Sell This Version
EC-006 Mos Def - B-Boy Document / Mind, Soul & Body album art The High & Mighty Featuring Mos Def, EL-P & Mike Zoot The High & Mighty Featuring Mos Def, EL-P & Mike Zoot - B-Boy Document / Mind, Soul & Body(12") Eastern Conference EC-006 US 1998 Sell This Version
RWK 157-4 Mos Def - The Lyricist Lounge Vol.1 Presents: Body Rock album art Mos Def Featuring Q-Tip & Tash / Kweli* Mos Def Featuring Q-Tip & Tash / Kweli* - The Lyricist Lounge Vol.1 Presents: Body Rock (Single, Maxi) Rawkus RWK 157-4 US 1998 Sell This Version
RWK 173-2 Mos Def - Definition / Twice Inna Lifetime album art Mos Def & Kweli* Are Black Star Mos Def & Kweli* Are Black Star - Definition / Twice Inna Lifetime (Maxi, Single) Rawkus RWK 173-2 US 1998 Sell This Version
175P-1 Mos Def - RE: DEFinition album art Mos Def & Talib Kweli Are Black Star Mos Def & Talib Kweli Are Black Star - RE: DEFinition(12", Promo) Rawkus 175P-1 US 1998 Sell This Version
PLP-6333 Mos Def - Another World album art The Creators & Ambivalence Featuring Mos Def & Talib Kweli The Creators & Ambivalence Featuring Mos Def & Talib Kweli - Another World (Single) P-Vine Records, Blues Interactions, Inc. PLP-6333 Japan 1998 Sell This Version
RWK 185-1 Mos Def - Respiration album art Mos Def & Kweli* Are Black Star Mos Def & Kweli* Are Black Star - Respiration (Single) Rawkus RWK 185-1 US 1999 Sell This Version
MAGICT6 Mos Def - The Hard Margin album art The Creators, Mos Def, Talib Kweli The Creators, Mos Def, Talib Kweli - The Hard Margin (Single) Bad Magic MAGICT6 UK 1999 Sell This Version
MCA5P-4461 Mos Def - Hurricane album art Black Thought, Common, Dice Raw, Flo Brown, Mos Def, Jazzyfatnastees & The Roots Black Thought, Common, Dice Raw, Flo Brown, Mos Def, Jazzyfatnastees & The Roots - Hurricane (Single) MCA Records MCA5P-4461 US 1999 Sell This Version
RWK 195-1 Mos Def - Next Universe / Patriotism / When It Pours It Rains album art Mos Def / Company Flow / Diamond* Mos Def / Company Flow / Diamond* - Next Universe / Patriotism / When It Pours It Rains Rawkus RWK 195-1 US 1999 Sell This Version
DPRO-81194 Mos Def - B-Boy Document 99 album art The High & Mighty, Mos Def, Mad Skillz The High & Mighty, Mos Def, Mad Skillz - B-Boy Document 99 (Maxi) Rawkus DPRO-81194 US 1999 Sell This Version
none Mos Def - Ms. Fat Booty / Mathematics album art Mos Def Ms. Fat Booty / Mathematics (Single, Maxi) Rawkus none UK 1999 Sell This Version
RWK 241 Mos Def - A Brighter Day (Remix) album art Ronny Jordan Featuring Mos Def Ronny Jordan Featuring Mos Def - A Brighter Day (Remix) (Single) Rawkus, Blue Note RWK 241 US 2000 Sell This Version
RWK-289P Mos Def - Oh No / Battle album art Mos Def & Pharoahe Monch Featuring Nate Dogg / Erick Sermon Featuring Sy Scott Mos Def & Pharoahe Monch Featuring Nate Dogg / Erick Sermon Featuring Sy Scott - Oh No / Battle (Single) Rawkus RWK-289P US 2000 Sell This Version

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December 14, 2004
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One of the most important figure in hiphop music and culture, the Mighty Mos Def can not be tested. As an accomplished lyricist, Mos Def has worked with just about anyone you can think of in the 'underground' hiphop world ( the Roots, Talib Kwelli, De La Soul, Common, etc). As a pop culture icon, Mos Def is quickly becoming a house hold name as he has appeared in movies and televisions shows.

If you haven't heard the Black Star album, Black on Both Sides, or anything else from the Might Mos, the you don't know what you've been sleeping on.

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