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Mos Def


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Yasiin Bey (; born Dante Terrell Smith; December 11, 1973), better known by his stage name Mos Def (), is an American rapper, singer, actor, and activist. Best known for his music, Bey began his hip hop career in 1994, alongside his siblings in the short-lived rap group Urban Thermo Dynamics (UTD), after which he appeared on albums by Da Bush Babees and De La Soul. He subsequently formed the duo Black Star, alongside fellow Brooklyn-based rapper Talib Kweli, and they released their eponymous debut album in 1998. He was featured on the roster of Rawkus Records and in 1999 released his solo debut, Black on Both Sides. His debut was followed by The New Danger (2004), True Magic (2006) and The Ecstatic (2009). The editors at About.com listed him as the 14th greatest emcee of all time on their "50 greatest MC's of our time" list. Some of Mos Def's top hits include "Oh No", "Definition" and "Respiration".Prior to his career in music, Mos Def entered public life as a child actor with roles in television films, sitcoms, and theater. Since the early 2000s, Mos Def has appeared in films such as Something the Lord Made, Next Day Air, The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, 16 Blocks, Be Kind Rewind, The Italian Job, The Woodsman, Bamboozled and Brown Sugar and in television series such as Dexter and House. He is also known as the host of Def Poetry Jam, which aired on HBO between 2002 and 2007.
Mos Def has been vocal on several social and political causes, including police brutality, the idea of American exceptionalism and the status of African-Americans.
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Stephen Colbert

Stephen Colbert

American comedian

  • Desc: Stephen Tyrone Colbert is an American comedian, writer, producer, actor and television host. He is best known for hosting the satirical Comedy Central program The Colbert Report from 2005 to 2014 and the CBS talk program The Late Show with Stephen Colbert beginning in September 2015.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stephen_Colbert
  • Type: Thing, Person
  • Result Score: 9363.39
Mos Def

Mos Def

American rapper

  • Desc: Yasiin Bey, better known by his stage name Mos Def, is an American rapper, singer, actor, and activist. Best known for his music, Bey began his hip hop career in 1994, alongside his siblings in the short-lived rap group Urban Thermo Dynamics, after which he appeared on albums by Da Bush Babees and De La Soul.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mos_Def
  • Type: Thing, Person
  • Result Score: 7338.66
The Beatnuts

The Beatnuts

Hip hop group

  • Desc: The Beatnuts are a New York-based hip hop group and production duo from Queens, New York City. Its current members are JuJu and Psycho Les. JuJu is a Dominican American from Corona and Psycho Les is a Colombian American from Jackson Heights. The Beatnuts are the only Latino members of the Native Tongues collective. Although only peripheral members, they are routinely acknowledged by Q-Tip. The Beatnuts were originally a trio before Fashion, now known as Al' Tariq, left the group to start a solo career. V.I.C. was also a member of The Beatnuts' production team for a while.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Beatnuts
  • Type: Thing, MusicGroup
  • Result Score: 82.78
Stephen Colbert

Stephen Colbert

Fictional character

  • Desc: The Reverend Sir Dr. Stephen T. Mos Def Colbert D.F.A., Heavyweight Champion of the World is the fictionalized persona of political satirist Stephen Colbert, as portrayed on the Comedy Central series The Colbert Report and occasionally on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert on CBS.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stephen_Colbert_(character)
  • Type: Thing
  • Result Score: 80.44

Mos Def & Talib Kweli Are Black Star

Studio album by Black Star

  • Desc: Mos Def & Talib Kweli Are Black Star is the debut studio album by Black Star, a hip hop duo consisting of emcees Talib Kweli and Mos Def. The album was released on September 29, 1998, to critical acclaim. The title is a reference to the Black Star Line, a shipping line founded by Pan-Africanist Marcus Garvey.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mos_Def_%26_Talib_Kweli_Are_Black_Star
  • Type: Thing, MusicAlbum
  • Result Score: 36.88

Reflection Eternal

Hip hop duo

  • Desc: Reflection Eternal is an American hip hop duo composed of emcee Talib Kweli and producer Hi-Tek. They released their first album, Train of Thought, in 2000.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Reflection_Eternal
  • Type: Thing, MusicGroup
  • Result Score: 36.07

Six Days

Song by DJ Shadow

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  • Result Score: 31.73

Mos Def

Event

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  • Result Score: 24.00

Mos Def

Event

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  • Result Score: 24.00

Mos Def

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  • Result Score: 24.00

Yasiin Bey

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  • Result Score: 18.00

Mos Definite

Album by Mos Def

  • Type: Thing, MusicAlbum
  • Result Score: 12.00

The Mos Def Collection

Album by Mos Def

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  • Result Score: 12.00

Mos Def EP

Album by Mos Def

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  • Result Score: 12.00

Excuse Me, This Is the Yah Mos Def

Album by The YMD

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  • Result Score: 12.00

This Means You

Song by Reflection Eternal

  • Type: Thing
  • Result Score: 11.91

Yasiin Bey

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  • Type: Event, Thing
  • Result Score: 9.00
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