Archive for the ‘Mos Def’ Tag

Mos, Casa Bey and overalls in Osaka

Mos Def takes it to the streets of Osaka with the Current TV team for some Casa Bey, off of his latest album, the Ecstatic.

Also enjoyable is Mos’ banter about overalls before he kicks it off.

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Mighty Mos and Slick Rick the Ruler

This just in: Mos Def’s new album, The Ecstatic, is pretty good.

He was pretty enthused about it when I saw him in concert a year ago and he tried out a couple of songs then … at one point exclaiming “I like it … I really do!” at the end of one song.

Auditorium is my jam – my two favourite voices in rap coming together. I love that Slick Rick is a storyteller, which isn’t heard that much in rap anymore, and might explain why his Children’s Story is still kicking around in my miserable memory.

Have a listen: