Yasiin Bey

Yasiin Bey
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Yasiin Bey  American Rapper

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3848
Age
42
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Who is he dating right now?

Yasiin Bey is currently single. His last relationship was when Yasiin Bey and Beyoncé Knowles were in a relationship.

Relationships

Yasiin Bey has been in relationships with Maria Yepes (1996 - 2006) and Karrine Steffans.

He is rumoured to have hooked up with Beyoncé Knowles (2001).

About

Yasiin Bey is a 42 year old American Rapper. Born Dante Terrell Smith on 11th December, 1973 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, United States, he is famous for Black On Both Sides in a career that spans 1991 – present. His zodiac sign is Sagittarius.

Yasiin Bey is a member of the following lists: Moon landing conspiracy theorists, GOOD Music artists and Musicians from Brooklyn.

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Confirmed Relationships2
Longest Relationship10 yrs
Shortest Relationship10 yrs
Average Relationship Length5 yrs
Rumored Relationships1
First Name Mos
Last Name Def
Full Name at Birth Dante Terrell Smith
Age 42 years
Birthday 11th December, 1973
Birthplace Brooklyn, New York City, New York, United States
Height 5' 10" (178 cm)
Build Slim
Hair Color Brown - Dark
Zodiac Sign Sagittarius
Sexuality Straight
Religion Muslim
Ethnicity Black
Nationality American
Occupation Text Singer
Occupation Rapper
Claim to Fame Black On Both Sides
Music Genre (Text) Hip hop
Music Genre Hip Hop, Rap
Year(s) Active 1991 – present, 1994–present, 1993–present
Music Style Alternative Rap, Underground Rap, Political Rap, East Coast Rap
Music Mood Earnest, Cerebral, Literate, Street-Smart, Reflective, Sophisticated, Passionate, Confident, Provocative, Confrontational
Instrument Vocals
Instrument (text) Vocals, keyboards, bass guitar, sampler, drums
Record Label Downtown, GOOD Music (current), Rawkus, Priority, Geffen (former), GOOD Music, Downtown (current)
Associated Acts Black Star, Blakroc, Gorillaz, Kanye West, Massive Attack, Native Tongues Posse, Pharoahe Monch, Soulquarians, Talib Kweli, The Roots, Anwar Superstar
Official Websites www.myspace.com/mosdef, www.discogs.com/artist/Dante+Smith, www.interscope.com/mosdef

Yasiin Bey (/jæˈsiːn ˈbeɪ/; born Dante Terrell Smith; December 11, 1973), better known by his former stage name Mos Def (/ˈmoʊs ˈdɛf/), is an American hip hop recording artist, actor, comedian, and activist from Brooklyn, New York City, New York. Best known for his music, Mos Def embarked on his hip hop career in 1994, alongside his siblings in the short-lived rap group Urban Thermo Dynamics (UTD), after which he appeared on albums by Da Bush Babees and De La Soul. He subsequently formed the duo Black Star, alongside fellow Brooklyn-based rapper Talib Kweli, and released their eponymous debut album in 1998. He was a major force in late-1990s underground hip hop while under Rawkus Records. In 1999, Mos Def released his solo debut, Black on Both Sides, under Rawkus and Priority Records. His debut was followed by The New Danger (2004), True Magic (2006) and The Ecstatic (2009).

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Partner Comparison

NameAgeZodiacOccupationNationality
Yasiin Bey42 SagittariusRapper
American
Beyoncé Knowles35 VirgoSinger
American
Maria Yepes-
Karrine Steffans38 VirgoAuthor
American

Filmography

FilmYearCharacterType
Life of Crime2014Ordell RobbieMovie
Begin Again2013SaulMovie
I'm Still Here2010Mos Def (as Mos Def)Movie
Next Day Air2009EricMovie
Be Kind Rewind2008MikeMovie
Cadillac Records2008Chuck BerryMovie
Yo Gabba Gabba!2007Super Mr. SuperheroTV Show
16 Blocks2006Eddie BunkerMovie
Journey to the End of the Night2006Wemba (as Mos Def)Movie
Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby2006Mos Def (as Mos Def)Movie
Dexter2006Brother SamTV Show
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy2005Ford PrefectMovie
Lackawanna Blues2005The Bandleader (as Mos Def)TV Movie
The Boondocks2005GangstaliciousTV Show
The Woodsman2004Sgt. LucasMovie
Something the Lord Made2004Vivien ThomasTV Movie
House M.D.2004LeeTV Show
The Italian Job2003Left EarMovie
Chappelle's Show2003Banjo Player, Black Head of the CIA, Rondell, Black Delegation RepTV Show
Brown Sugar2002Chris 'Cav' Anton Vichon (as Mos Def)Movie
Civil Brand2002Michael Meadows (as Mos Def)Movie
Showtime2002Lazy BoyMovie
Monster's Ball2001Ryrus Cooper (as Mos Def)Movie
Carmen: A Hip Hopera2001Lt. Miller (as Mos Def)TV Movie
My Wife and Kids2001TommyTV Show
The Wayne Brady Show2001Mos DefTV Show
Bamboozled2000Mau Mau: Big Blak Afrika (Julius Hopkins) (as Mos Def)Movie
Island of the Dead2000Robbie J (as Mos Def)TV Movie
Where's Marlowe?1998Wilt Crawley (as Mos Def)Movie
Ghosts1997DanteShort Film
Brooklyn South1997DariusTV Show
Dellaventura1997Morgue AssistantTV Show
Spin City1996MontyTV Show
The Cosby Mysteries1994DanteTV Movie
The Cosby Mysteries1994DanteTV Show
NYPD Blue1993Leslie PeachTV Show
Here and Now1992AlonzoTV Show
The Hard Way1991Dead Romeos (as Dante Smith)Movie
You Take the Kids1990Raymond KirklandTV Show
God Bless the Child1988Richard Watkins (as Dante Terrell Smith)TV Movie
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Posted commentsView all comments (11)

HollywoodUndercoversDec 14, 2011

So under rated for so many roles...Woodsman. Something the Lord Made...no oscar??

HollywoodUndercoversDec 14, 2011

Mos Def you are da man...

anna1977Apr 25, 2010

hot hot

eseobom ekperikpeJun 2, 2009

mos def u r d bomb men.

AnonymApr 7, 2009

you are soooo hooot!

kelly melissaFeb 4, 2009

verry lovly

JoeJan 25, 2009

you forgot about the second wife who wrote tell-all book abt him. he dumped her for an emirati princess

jennifer loveApr 17, 2008

stop gossiping

jessicalaNov 17, 2007

he is engaged.

bertha garciaSep 12, 2007

I saw you on bill somebody`s show on cable...I love your true heat in everything you said...Can I add you as a friend on myspace and on my private web???


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