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The Army Corps issued a letter demanding that the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe vacate the land so that they can move forward with building the controversial oil pipeline.

The rapper and actor formerly known as Mos Def is in trouble in South Africa on immigration charges.  South African authorities say the artist and his family have been living in the country illegally since 2014.  He’s charged with a number of immigration violations, including using a false identity, using an unrecognized travel document known […]

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The U.S. Supreme Court is slated to decide whether President Obama will have the power to prevent illegal immigrants in our country from being deported.

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Yasiin Bey (pictured), formerly known as the musical artist and actor Mos Def, who currently lives in South Africa is reportedly canceling his upcoming U.S. tour…

When  it comes to acquiring knowledge, the best place to be is at the feet of elders. The wisdom elders share is so necessary for…

Amerigo Gazaway continues his creative management of a musical fantasy league where he pairs up the best voices of contrasting eras and genres. In his…

Boxing legend Muhammad Ali has inspired many people to become the best possible people  they could simply by living his life. Because Ali’s influence can…

Rapper Yasiin Bey, or Mos Def, will take the stage in nonor of boxing legend Muhammad Ali on Friday, part of Bey’s newly announced “Time Is Always Now” initiative. It will stream live on Hypetrak.com from somewhere in Africa, and the exact location will not be revealed until the end of the performance. The artist […]

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There are not many artists in today’s Hip-Hop landscape that will ride for the cause until the wheels fall off like Yasiin Bey aka Mos…

As Ramadan begins, more than 100 hunger-strikers in Guantánamo Bay continue their protest. More than 40 of them are being force-fed. A leaked document sets out the military instructions, or standard operating procedure, for force-feeding detainees. In this four-minute film made by Human Rights organisation Reprieve and Bafta award-winning director Asif Kapadia, US actor and rapper Yasiin […]