Yasiin Bey ( AKA Mos Def) is coming to the valley of Phoenix, AZ March 21st at Celebrity Theater. Yasiin Bey is currently on tour right now and making a few stops before Arizona and many more afterward, Yasiin's music is a reflection of many current issues today, among carried over from the past. Yasiin Bey has been used since '99 however it wasn't exposed to the public it was more private between family and friends! However he felt that the name "Mos Def" became too much commercial a product for consumers instead of a person generating music and thought provoking inspiration! So now he prefers to be called by Yasiin, and the meaning of the name is still a mystery but it steams from his personal reflection.Which he openly addressed back in January '12 You'll even notice in the credits of upcoming films among projects the fully recognized change in his name. You'll catch him with Talib Kweli in their duo group called "Black Star" which was originally started back in '99, and now it's hitting Honolulu, Hawaii this March on the 23rd and the duo still has a mission lyrically among provoking inspiration. (http://www.flavorus.com/event/Black-Star/160598)
Black Star - Respiration ft. Common
Which was released back in '99
Black Star - Definition
back in 1998 was originally released
However aside from music, Yasiin Bey is an amazing actor, and even more than that he's been involved in many social awareness issues that plague the nation. Using music Yasiin Bey has touched from the moment he holds up a mic, opened minds from the lyrics that invoked the brain steaming the soul to crave change. The thoughts you would have just simply ignored brought the the front page headlines of your very thoughts.
Furthermore this upcoming march AZ it's your turn to see the legendary icon Yasiin Bey live at celebrity theater! Also keep up with the latest on BLACK STAR http://blackstarhub.com/ alsp Yasiin Bey facebook : https://www.facebook.com/MosDef follow https://twitter.com/MosDefOfficial & Talib Kweli http://twitter.com/talibkweli become a fan http://www.facebook.com/talibkweli