Mos Def – Casa Bey video from the new album The Ecstatic
NEW SINGLE FROM MOS DEF – “CASA BEY” THE ECSTATIC IN STORES JUNE 9TH
Mos Def – Casa Bey
Mos Def Live In South Africa @ The Cape Town Jazz Festival
The Ecstatic Available In Stores On June 9, 2009. Special guests include Talib Kweli and Slick Rick. ‘The Ecstatic’ produced by Oh No, Chad Hugo, Mad Lib, Mr. Flash, DJ Preservation, J Dilla, Georgia Anne Muldrow.
Mos Def – Flowers video from the new album The Ecstatic
Flip the channel to Fox at 8pm and watch Mos Def in a great performance on House. Check out the episode preview, featuring Mos’ song “Life In Marvelous Times”. USA Today writes, “An already strong season of House…hits another high note with a terrific, terrifying episode…Mos Def (in a great guest turn) plays the patient”.
Also, Mos Def appeared on Real Time with Bill Maher last Friday (3/27) alongside Salman Rushdie, covering a wide range of topics. Watch youtube clips of the show here.
Mos Def’s new album The Ecstatic, is available June 9, 2009 on Downtown Records.
Mos Def and Talib Kweli reunite as Black Star
Actor and rapper, Mos Def will reunite with Talib Kweli as the hip-hop super group, Black Star, for one night of two, intimate performances at the NOKIA Theatre in Times Square.
Mos Def has most recently appeared in the 2008 film Cadillac Records, which also starred Adrien Brody, Beyonce Knowles and Gabrielle Union. Mos Def is also preparing to celebrate the 10-year anniversary of his album, “Black On Both Sides,” this coming June.
Kweli is a partner in Blacksmith Music, and, coming this summer, Kweli has a new group in the works featuring RES and Graph (Idle Warship).
Blacksmith Music presents this very special hip-hop reunion in accordance with LiveNDirect Entertainment. LiveNDirect is a boutique entertainment company based in Brooklyn, which has presented performers such as Eminem, Wale, U-N-I, Kid Cudi, 50 Cent, Company Flow and Outkast in the New York City area for more than 10 years.
Corey Smyth, CEO of Blacksmith, manages such acts as Pete Rock, Jean Grae and Talib Kweli, and also works very closely with Dave Chappelle. Peter Oasis, head of LiveNDirect and Urban Booker and Consultant for AEG Live in New York City, manages Roxy Cottontail, Remixer/DJ Benzi and indie rock group, Living Days. Smyth and Oasis have been a collaborative force in the New York City music and nightlife scenes for 15 years, and are excited to produce a show at The Nokia Theatre.
“It is very exciting to be working with Corey again,” Oasis says. “We are thrilled to be teaming up to produce a large-scale event in Times Square.” Smyth is also looking forward to the project, as he says, “Collaborating with Peter Oasis is always fun, and doing a Black Star reunion show in New York is a no brainer.”
Tickets go on sale this Friday, March 27 at noon for both performances.
The first of two Mos Def original video clips, directed by the acclaimed duo Coodie & Chike…
GOOD Presents If Wyclef Were President video
Wyclef Jean is a Grammy-winning producer, artist, and social entrepreneur. His non-profit Yéle Haiti has touched thousands of impoverished Haitians, and his music has reached thousands more worldwide.
GOOD Presents If Mos Def Were President video
Mos Def is a critically-acclaimed rapper, actor, and activist. He has strong feelings about breakfast and the word “shortie.”
New Single “Life In Marvelous Time” @ Myspace Now!
“Life In Marvelous Times”, the first new Mos Def track in over two years! “Life In Marvelous Times” is available exclusively at iTunes on election day (11/4/08). This is the first release from Mos’ upcoming release “The Ecstatic,” due out Dec. 2008 on Downtown Records.
LISTEN TO THE NEW SINGLE FROM MOS DEF ‘LIFE IN MARVELOUS TIMES’
The new single from MOS DEF – LIFE IN MARVELOUS TIMES exclusively available at iTunes on election day, 11/4 From the album THE ECSTATIC coming soon on Downtown Records
Amy Winehouse featuring Mos Def – Love Is A Losing Game