Mos Def

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legal name: Dante Smith (– 2012)
member of: Black Star (hip hop collab, Mos Def & Talib Kweli)
The Mau-Maus (hip hop group from the movie Bamboozled)
Medina Green
Native Tongues (’80s/’90s hip hop collective)
Urban Thermo Dynamics
signed by: G.O.O.D. Music (Getting Out Our Dreams) (2010 – 2016)
Allmusic: http://www.allmusic.com/artist/mn0000927416 [info]
Discogs: https://www.discogs.com/artist/5648 [info]
IMDb: http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0080049/ [info]
Last.fm: http://www.last.fm/music/Mos+Def [info]
SecondHandSongs: http://www.secondhandsongs.com/artist/3029 [info]
VIAF ID: VIAF: 2668550 [info]
Wikidata: Q38875 [info]
lyrics page: http://decoda.com/mos-def-lyrics [info]
http://lyrics.wikia.com/Mos_Def [info]
http://muzikum.eu/en/122-8921/mos-def/lyrics.html [info]
other databases: http://musicmoz.org/Bands_and_Artists/M/Mos_Def/ [info]
http://rateyourmusic.com/artist/mos_def [info]
http://www.musik-sammler.de/artist/12457 [info]
picture: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Mos_Def_-_Ilosaarirock_2012.jpg [info]
purchase music for download: https://itunes.apple.com/us/artist/id92012 [info]
social networking: https://twitter.com/MosDefOfficial [info]
https://www.facebook.com/yasiinbey [info]
stream for free: http://www.staimusic.com/en/bands/mos-def_3106.html [info]

Appearances

Date Title Attributes Artist Length
instrument
K.O.S. (Determination) Rhodes piano Black Star feat. Vinia Mojica 4:49
The Boogie Man Song membranophone and piano Mos Def 2:23
instrument arranger
Climb strings Mos Def feat. Vinia Mojica 4:02
liner notes
In My Element additional Robert Glasper
lyricist
Light (Can You See It)
Shinjiro
Stylo
Sweepstakes
performer
2014-01-29 Sun City (live, 2014-01-29: Bellville Velodrome, Cape Town, South Africa) guest Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band 7:49
(Another) Another World The Creators feat. Mos Def & Talib Kweli 4:41
7 Days (DJ Premier remix) Craig David feat. Mos Def 4:24
A Brighter Day Ronny Jordan feat. Mos Def 5:37
A Brighter Day Ronny Jordan feat. Mos Def 6:11
A Brighter Day (DJ Smash LP edit) Ronny Jordan feat. Mos Def ?:??
A Brighter Day (DJ Spinna remix) guest Ronny Jordan featuring Mos Def 6:48
A Brighter Day (remix) Ronny Jordan feat. Mos Def 6:18
A Tree Never Grown additional Fre feat. J‐Live, Rubix, Mos Def, Invincible, Wordsworth, A.L., Kofi Taha, Tame One, Jane Doe & Grafh 6:39
All Praises Due A.D.L.I.B. feat. Mos Def 4:56
Big Brother Beat De La Soul feat. Mos Def 3:43
Big Brother Beat guest De La Soul 3:43
Big Brother Beat De La Soul feat. Mos Def 3:58
Big Brother Beat De La Soul feat. Mos Def 3:33
Bounce DJ Hasebe feat. Mos Def 4:08
Brighter Days Ronny Jordan feat. Mos Def 3:13
Bullshittin' N’Dea Davenport feat. Mos Def 3:15
Bullshittin' N’Dea Davenport feat. Mos Def 3:14
Creole Charlie Hunter feat. Mos Def 5:38
Creole Charlie Hunter Quartet feat. Mos Def 5:42
Crosstown Beef Medina Green feat. Mos Def ?:??
Crying at Airports Whale feat. Mos Def 4:31
Crying at Airports (remix) Whale feat. Mos Def ?:??
Do Your Best Femi Kuti feat. Mos Def 6:11
Drunk & Hot Girls guest Kanye West feat. Mos Def 5:13
Foundation DJ Honda feat. Mos Def 4:48
Foundation DJ Honda feat. Mos Def 4:50
Get ta Steppin' Hi‐Tek feat. Mos Def & Vinia Mojica 4:37
Guess You Didn't Love Me Terri Walker feat. Mos Def 4:14
Hey Baby Stephen Marley feat. Mos Def 4:54
High Drama Mike Zoot feat. Mos Def & Talib Kweli 4:28
High Drama (remix) Mike Zoot feat. Mos Def 3:22
High Drama, Part 3 Mike Zoot feat. Mos Def 4:02
I Against I (part of a "DJ-Kicks: Daddy G" DJ mix) Massive Attack & Mos Def 5:21
I Against I Massive Attack & Mos Def 5:42
I've Committed Murder (Gang Starr remix) Macy Gray feat. Mos Def 4:34
I've Committed Murder (remix) Macy Gray feat. Mos Def ?:??
I’ve Committed Murder (Gang Starr remix) Macy Gray feat. Mos Def 4:14
If It's Alright Y'all Brixx feat. Mos Def 5:18
Intro Da Bush Babees feat. Mos Def 2:42
Joy Talib Kweli feat. Mos Def 4:15
Let It Go Little Brother feat. Mos Def 4:22
Love Rain (Head Nod remix) Jill Scott feat. Mos Def 5:07
Love Song (remix) Da Bush Babees feat. Mos Def 2:07
Most Def Brixx feat. Mos Def 4:15
Mrs. Fat Booty (remix) Ghostface Killah feat. Mos Def 3:29
Ms. Fat Booty, Part 2 Mos Def feat. Mos Def ?:??
Oh My God (live, 1997-06-07: Downing Stadium, New York, NY, USA) A Tribe Called Quest feat. Consequence & Mos Def 2:34
Reminisce Bilal feat. Mos Def & Common 4:33
S.O.S. Da Bush Babees feat. Mos Def 4:59
S.O.S. Da Bush Babees feat. Mos Def 4:59
Saturday Night The Brand New Heavies feat. Mos Def 4:58
Saturday Nite The Brand New Heavies feat. Mos Def 4:56
Saturday Nite (remix) The Brand New Heavies feat. Mos Def 5:00
Seven Days (Primo remix) Craig David feat. Mos Def & Nate Dogg ?:??
Shinjiro DJ Krush feat. Mos Def 4:59
Smith 'n' Slappy Scritti Politti 4:54
Stakes Is High guest De La Soul 4:49
Stakes Is High (remix) De La Soul feat. Mos Def & Truth Enola 4:49
Street Sounds Charlie Hunter Quartet feat. Mos Def 2:33
Stylo Gorillaz & Mos Def feat. Bobby Womack 4:31
Sweepstakes Gorillaz & Mos Def 5:20
The Corner (remix) Common feat. Mos Def & Scarface 4:13
The Easy Spell Mos Def 5:32
The Hard Margin The Creators feat. Mos Def & Talib Kweli 4:32
The Love Song Da Bush Babees feat. Mos Def 4:40
The Questions guest Common feat. Mos Def 4:09
This Means You Reflection Eternal feat. Mos Def 4:12
Travelin' Man (remix) DJ Honda feat. Mos Def 3:56
Travellin' Man DJ Honda feat. Mos Def 5:16
Two Words guest Kanye West feat. Mos Def, Freeway & The Harlem Boys Choir 4:26
Wanna B Where U R (Thisizzaluvsong) Floetry feat. Mos Def 4:01
Wanna B Where U R (Thisizzaluvsong) Floetry feat. Mos Def 4:02
World Famous Funkmaster Flex feat. Mos Def 1:33
You (Feel Good remix) Samuel Christian feat. Mos Def 3:44
The Making of A Love Supreme guest Various Artists
producer
Casa Bey Mos Def 4:32
Fa-La-Lashe (clean) Medina Green 3:27
Fa-La-Lashe (instrumental) Medina Green 3:25
Fa-La-Lashe (Street) Medina Green 3:27
remixer
D.A.N.C.E. (Spank Rock & Mos Def remix) Justice 3:03
Six Days (remix) DJ Shadow feat. Mos Def 3:53
vocal
B-Boy Document 99 guest and lead vocals The High & Mighty feat. Mos Def & Mad Skillz 4:07
Beautiful (remix) guest Mary J. Blige feat. Mos Def & Talib Kweli 2:15
D.A.N.C.E. (Benny Blanco remix) guest Justice feat. Mos Def & Spank Rock 3:17
From Mos Def DJ Krush 0:37
Guess You Didn't Love Me Terri Walker feat. Mos Def 4:14
Hurricane lead vocals Black Thought, Common, Mos Def, Dice Raw, Flo Brown, Jazzyfatnastees & The Roots 5:40
Just Begun guest Reflection Eternal feat. Jay Electronica, J. Cole & Mos Def 3:36
Live in H Town (Yasiin Bey interlude) Chris Dave and The Drumhedz 2:12
Lyrical Fluctuation 2000 (Spinna mix) guest Jigmastas feat. Mos Def, Mr. Complex, Pharoahe Monch, Shabaam Sahdeeq & Talib Kweli 3:44
Mos Def Rappin' About BEEF Kaytranada 2:05
On the Run guest Mark Ronson featuring Mos Def & M.O.P. 2:38
Rising Down guest The Roots feat. Mos Def & Styles P 3:40
Rock Rock Y’all A Tribe Called Quest feat. Punchline, Wordsworth, Jane Doe & Mos Def 4:16
Rock Rock Y’all guest and lead vocals A Tribe Called Quest feat. Punchline, Wordsworth, Jane Doe & Mos Def 4:20
Shinjiro DJ Krush feat. Mos Def 4:18
Six Days (remix) guest and lead vocals DJ Shadow feat. Mos Def 3:53
The Day guest and lead vocals Curren$y feat. Mos Def & Jay Electronica 3:25
The Glory background vocals Kanye West 3:33
The Seed (2.0) guest The Roots feat. Cody ChesnuTT 4:28
Where We At guest Jurassic 5 3:00
Where We At other vocals [dialogue hook] Jurassic 5 3:00
writer
Ain’t Nothing Like You (Hoochie Coo)
On the Vista