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Yasiin Bey (Dante Terrell Smith)

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Biography

Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA
Regarded as one of hip-hop's most introspective and insightful artists, Mos Def has shaped a career that transcends music genres and artistic medium. Taking a cue from the Afrocentric stylings of the Native Tongues crew, which included De La Soul, Jungle Brothers, A Tribe Called Quest and Andres Titus, Mos Def has emerged as one of the more conscientious voices of new school hip-hop, alongside the likes of Common, Outkast, Goodie Mob and The Roots, to name just a few.

Mos Def was born in Brooklyn, New York City, to Sheron Smith and Abdul Rahman. Read more...

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16 Blocks 2006

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The Italian Job 2003

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Brown Sugar 2002

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Showtime 2002

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Civil Brand 2002

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Monster's Ball 2001

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Character: Mau Mau: Big Blak Afrika

Bamboozled 2000

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Where's Marlowe? 1998

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Island of the Dead 2000

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Once Upon a Time... 2011

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Smokey and the Bandit 2011

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The Angel of Death 2011

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Just Let Go 2011

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Unplugged 1989

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Block Party 2005

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The 56th Annual Tony Awards 2002

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Amy 2015

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Zootopia 2016

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