Listen: Yasiin Bey (Mos Def) – “Niggas In Poorest”

16 Jan

Yasiin Bey, formerly known as Mos Def, has used the celebration of Martin Luther King Day as the launching pad for his Top 40 Underdog series in which he freestyle raps over and reimagines Top 40 tracks in a more socially conscious and politically relevant manner. The first Top 40 track that Bey has undertaken is Kanye West and Jay-Z‘s hit “Niggas In Paris” from their collaborative album Watch The Throne. You can listen to the drastically reimagined Yasiin Bey cut below, courtesy of Soul Culture.

Yasiin Bey (formerly known as Mos Def) – “Niggas In Poorest” (Niggas In Paris freestyle) by SoulCulture

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: