Yasiin Bey

Yasiin Bey
Yasiin Bey  American Rapper

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Yasiin Bey was previously married to Maria Yepes.

Yasiin Bey has had an encounter with Karrine Steffans (2002).

Yasiin Bey is rumoured to have hooked up with Beyoncé (2001).


Yasiin Bey is a 50 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 1994–present and 1993–present. His zodiac sign is Sagittarius.

Yasiin Bey is a member of the following lists: American record producers, American singer-songwriters and American child actors.


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Relationship Statistics

Married1 10 years - -
Encounter1 - - -
Rumoured1 - - -
Total3 10 years 3 years, 4 months -


First Name Mos
Last Name Def
Full Name at Birth Dante Terrell Smith
Alternative Name Mos Def
Birthday 11th December, 1973
Birthplace Brooklyn, New York City, New York, United States
Height 5' 10" (178 cm)
Build Slim
Eye Color Black
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), Downtown (current), Rawkus, Priority, Geffen, GOOD Music (former), Downtown, GOOD, Geffen, Rawkus, Priority
Associated Acts Black Star, Blakroc, Gorillaz, Kanye West, Massive Attack, Native Tongues Posse, Pharoahe Monch, Soulquarians, Talib Kweli, The Roots, Anwar Superstar, UTD, Dec 99th, Black Jack Johnson, Busta Rhymes, Madlib, Mannie Fresh, Selda Bağcan, Ferrari Sheppard, De La Soul, Oh No!, Oh No
Official Websites www.myspace.com/mosdef, www.discogs.com/artist/Dante+Smith, www.interscope.com/mosdef

Yasiin Bey (; born Dante Terrell Smith; December 11, 1973), better known by his stage name Mos Def (), is an American rapper, singer, actor and activist. Best known for his music, Bey began 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 they released their eponymous debut album in 1998. He was featured on the roster of Rawkus Records and in 1999 released his solo debut, Black on Both Sides. His debut was followed by The New Danger (2004), True Magic (2006) and The Ecstatic (2009). The editors at About.com listed him as the 14th greatest emcee of all time on their "50 greatest MC's of our time" list. Some of Mos Def's top hits include, "Oh No", "Definition" and "Respiration".

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Yasiin Bey50 SagittariusRapper
Karrine Steffans45 VirgoAuthor
Beyoncé42 VirgoSinger
Maria Yepes-


Tour de France2016FoceMovie
A Tribe Called Red feat. Yasiin Bey, Narcy & Black Bear: R.E.D.2016Yasiin BeyMusic Video
Life of Crime2013Ordell RobbieMovie
Begin Again2013SaulMovie
Fat Joe Feat. Kanye West, Jadakiss, Miguel, Mos Def, DJ Khaled, Roscoe Dash, Busta Rhymes & Ashanti: Pride N Joy2012Mos Def (voice)Music Video
I'm Still Here2010Mos Def (as Mos Def)Movie
Next Day Air2009Eric (as Mos Def)Movie
Be Kind Rewind2008Mike (as Mos Def)Movie
Cadillac Records2008Chuck Berry (as Mos Def)Movie
Bury Me Standing2008Movie
Yo Gabba Gabba!2007Super Mr. SuperheroTV Show
16 Blocks2006Eddie Bunker (as Mos Def)Movie
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 Prefect (as Mos Def)Movie
Lackawanna Blues2005The Bandleader (as Mos Def)TV Movie
The Boondocks2005GangstaliciousTV Show
The Woodsman2004Sgt. Lucas (as Mos Def)Movie
Something the Lord Made2004Vivien Thomas (as Mos Def)TV Movie
House M.D.2004LeeTV Show
The Italian Job2003Left Ear (as Mos Def)Movie
Chappelle's Show2003Banjo Player / Black Head of the CIA / Rondell, Black Delegation Rep / ...TV Show
Alicia Keys: You Don't Know My Name2003ManMusic Video
Brown Sugar2002Chris 'Cav' Anton Vichon (as Mos Def)Movie
Civil Brand2002Michael Meadows (as Mos Def)Movie
Showtime2002Lazy Boy (as Mos Def)Movie
Monster's Ball2001Ryrus Cooper (as Mos Def)Movie
Carmen: A Hip Hopera2001Lt. Miller (as Mos Def)TV Movie
My Wife and Kids2001TommyTV Show
The Proud Family2001Mos DefTV Show
The Wayne Brady Show2001Mos DefTV Show
Bamboozled2000Big Blak Afrika (as Mos Def)Movie
Island of the Dead2000Robbie J (as Mos Def)TV Movie
Hip Hop for Respect: One Four Love (Pt. 1)2000Music Video
Black Star Feat. Common: Respiration1999Mos Def (as Black Star)Music Video
Where's Marlowe?1998Wilt Crawley (as Mos Def)Movie
Brooklyn South1997DariusTV Show
Dellaventura1997Morgue AssistantTV Show
Ghosts1996Dante (as Dante Beze)Short Film
Spin City1996MontyTV Show
The Cosby Mysteries1994Dante (as Dante Bezé)TV Movie
The Cosby Mysteries1994DanteTV Show
NYPD Blue1993Leslie Peach / Levon WellsTV 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
The DisconnectedJacob KanedaMovie
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Posted commentsView all comments (12)

4EverYahama4EverYahamaDec 10, 2022

Happy early birthday!!!

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...

anna1977anna1977Apr 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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