Mos Def aka Yasiin Bey - An Introduction: Best Of [Sampler]



In my personal Top 5 MCs. If you don’t know Mos Def’s music past Black Star and Black On Both Sides, this is required listening. Yasiin’s non-album discography is far deeper than most people realize.

I created this 30-track sampler as an introduction to Mos Def’s music.

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This sampler is designed to introduce you to Mos Def aka Yasiin Bey. If you’re diggin the music, buy the albums and support.

You can download my other compilations HERE

My favorite solo MC….

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Phillip Agnew of The Dream Defenders. The Dream Defenders is a human rights organization that’s building leadership and power among young people of colour to challenge racism in their communities.Phillip Agnew on All In

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Dascha Polanco in UG Sparks Magazine 


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gonna keep reblogging this

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is this beautiful solidarity too much for you, anon?

(also, i feel bad for you.)

Anon is so painfully, obviously white. That coded language.


This is a very serious disease* so I gladly accept the “bucket challenge”

*My heart goes out to all those who struggle with ALS but I am, of course, talking about the disease of apathy.  If (and hopefully when) Michael Brown’s killer is brought to justice and convicted of 1st degree murder, it still won’t prevent this from happening again. We cannot accept this as the status quo. We MUST continue the fight at the ballot box, in the media and by working to create systemic change. I’m not naive to the dirty politics (redistricting, voter ID requirements, etc) that will try to prevent us from our goal. But I refuse to give up hope. My “bullet bucket challenge” is not about pointing fingers and it’s not about being angry. Every shell casing in that bucket represents the life of someone who fought and died in the goal for civil rights and human dignity. As a member of law enforcement (yes I really am a reserve sheriff) I will not stand idly by while others violate civil and human rights under the cover of authority and I will insist that other good cops rise to the same standard as well. As a black man I will demand more from myself and my community. I will not allow outsiders to co-opt our struggle in order to commit violence in our name. I’m channeling my outrage into action so I no longer feel powerless. It’s not about black or white. It’s not about rich or poor. It’s about us vs. them. There are more of us — from all races, genders and identities — then there will ever be of them. And we will be victorious”

"The hottest places in hell are reserved for those who, in times of great moral crisis, maintain their neutrality"

Join me.

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what’s the password


what’s the password

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This post gives me life!


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