New Video: “Niggas in Poorest” x Yasiin Bey

Posted: February 23, 2012 in Hip Hop, New Video
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The artist formerly known as Mos Def has dropped some crazy shit for your eyes to behold.  Directed by himself and Set Free, the video is steeped in images of rebellion, tyranny, unrest, social and political injustices, the occupy movements, the big banks and fights for civil rights.  Add that to Yasiin’s prominent presence in the studio and the powerfully insightful lyrics, the rapper single-handedly denounces the frivolousness of the one percent.  As much as I dig the words, I’m loving the visuals even more.

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  1. […] Forces.  The artist formerly known as Mos Def has taken such sociopolitical stands through his music, integrating his beliefs with his passion.  Although lengthy, the article is a great read and […]

    • Adriana says:

      OMGawwwwd!!!!! this cat has come so far with his performance islkls that it’s creepy! Chills!!! No background singers, no hype-men, no visual tricks, no back-up dancers just the man and his mic! So much to be said about this video i’m loving the info/credit-titles at the begininng brought to you like the video shows do with a little bit of real-nigga flare in the air what’chall otha niggas doing with the motion yall capturing?? I’ma tell you what geek’d me up while watching this when Mos goes Stop The Beat Drop Tha Beat Hold Tha Beat!! Awwww maannnnn lol that’s that shit yo! Long live the Mighty Mos Def! Big up to the Frolab for being there live to document the things we see with our own two

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