On Thursday, we wrote about Yasiin Bey's new poem, which concerns Brooklyn's Barclay's Center. Here is our extended transcript.
Yasiin Bey hopes for a summit meeting with Jay-Z and Harry Belafonte to discuss the arena's effect on Brooklyn.
Katy Perry to Joel Kinnaman.
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He'll go by Yasiin.
See the video!
It's a dazzling mess. But like all great, mad manifestos, there are sweet rewards for those willing to take the plunge.
A mellow, seven-and-a-half-minute MP3.
But now he's going by just "Mos."
He definitely thinks he's insane.
Perfect summer BBQ music.
The world's greatest cartoon band is back.
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It's the first single off the Black Keys' new crossover project, 'Blakroc.'
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NBC options the story of King David from God, Nick has its own high-school musical, and Mos Def plays Chuck Berry.