Tag Archives: Mos Def

DJ Supreme Soul – Sample School Part 1

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If you check out the blog regularly, you would know I’ve done posts about the art of sampling. So based off of some of the music I featured in those posts, I decided to put them together into an official … Continue reading

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Yasiin Bey (Mos Def) & Mannie Fresh Joint Project

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While on the Internet, I came across this interesting piece of new music info. Yasiin Bey (formerly Mos Def) is teaming up with producer Mannie Fresh for a joint project entitled OMFGOD. Check out two early youtube videos from their … Continue reading

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We Made It: Ode to New Orleans

Shout out to one of my art heroes Ms.¬†Sunni Patterson. This poem still stands as one of my favorite pieces of art and I dedicate the posting as she did the poem to the people of New Orleans, and the … Continue reading

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In My Time Machine: Black Star Ft. Common – Respiration

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Off of their hip hop album of the same name, Mos Def (now known as Yasiin Bey) and Talib Kweli came together as Black Star to create one of the greatest hip hop albums ever. With their frequent partner-in-rhyme, Common, … Continue reading

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“Sample School” – Aretha Franklin and Mos Def

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So I’ve been asked several times by a number of people “what is a sample?” in relation to music. Most people who are or were musicians can answer this in a few seconds. But because I’m a little more detailed … Continue reading

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DJ Supreme Soul – Chilled Out Celebration

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Here is a joint I made back in 2011 for the purposes of a relaxing celebration so to speak. It features music from Aaliyah, Justin Timberlake, Maxwell, Kindred The Family Soul, Mint Condition, Jill Scott, Musiq¬†Soulchild, Maze featuring Frankie Beverly, … Continue reading

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The Panties – Mos Def

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Upon recently taking a trip to the northeast, I found myself remembering this classic joint. If you’ve heard it already I’m sure you will agree with me about how great it is. It’s not mainstream. It’s not commercial. It doesn’t … Continue reading

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Blackstar – Fix Up

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New Blackstar single entitled Fix Up. Debuted on The Colbert Report. Click the link below. Enjoy. http://media.mtvnservices.com/mgid:cms:video:colbertnation.com:399067 The Colbert Report Get More: Colbert Report Full Episodes,Political Humor & Satire Blog,Video Archive

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