Tag results for: Mos Def

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Louis Vuitton Tribute to Muhammad Ali “Life” | Video

Often times, the description of greatness isn’t found on pedestal or autobiographies. Rather, they are within simple words in no more three syllables but carry much weight. Continuing on with its tribute to the great champion of human cause, Muhammad Ali, Louis Vuitton asked poet/hip-hop artist Yasiin … READ MORE

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Louis Vuitton – Tribute to Muhammad Ali – “Word” + “Dream” | Video

Yasiin Bey (aka Mos Def), Ogilvy Paris, and director Stuart McIntyre come together to pay tribute to the world’s greatest boxer (and the sport’s most memorable personality) in two beautifully produced videos for Louis Vuitton’s first film campaign. Bey, having successfully straddled the worlds of hip-hop and fashion culture, … READ MORE

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Louis Vuitton x Muhammad Ali – The Greatest Words | Video

Just as Muhammad Ali’s professional boxing career has transcended generations to impact their view of the sport and competition, so has Ali’s actions and words as his life has transformed through his social activism. In an effort to both capture his outstanding personality and the ideas Ali … READ MORE

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Union x Visvim Trunk Show | Event Recap

In happier times… Visvim and designer Hiroki Nakamura played host last week to the label’s seasonal trunk show. With a good dose of conviction from Union Los Angeles, the location was changed from the usual fare of Tokyo to the Greater Los Angeles area, where the scope … READ MORE

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Kanye West feat. Mos Def, Lupe Fiasco, and Big Sean – Don’t Look Down

Judging from the releases that have been trickling out over the past few months during Kanye’s scheduled G.O.O.D. Fridays releases, it seems that he must have tracks for days that continue to impress. In the collaborative vein of the previous releases, this week’s track features heavy-hitters Mos … READ MORE

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Kanye West feat. Mos Def, Swizz Beatz, Raekwon, & Charlie Wilson – Lord Lord Lord

Kanye West has released his newest track as a part of his G.O.O.D. Friday promise; the new song features Mos Def, Swizz Beatz, Raekwon, and Charlie Wilson and is entitled “Lord Lord Lord”. The seven and a half minute song features verses by West, Mos Def, Swizz … READ MORE

Mos Def – Ecstatic Moments Exhibition + T-Shirt

Cognito, a photographer, filmmaker, and visionist followed Mos Def for two years while Mos recorded his 2009 album, The Ecstatic, along the way he captured various candid photographs of Mos Def that will now be on display for a week in Los Angeles as a part of … READ MORE

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Mos Def The Tournament

Mos Def tracks keep coming out long after the release of The Ecstatic. We’ve given our readers a taste of tracks like “24 Hour Karate School” and, more recently, “White Drapes.” This track, called “The Tournament” features the Mighty Mos on a track that was left off … READ MORE

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Mos Def – White Drapes | Video

Mos Def is riding high right now, even without a new album to plug. With a recent star-studded show with Jay Electronica, and a Grammy nomination, Mos is staying in the game as strong as ever. This video is for a track off of Michael Sterling Eaton’s … READ MORE

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Gorillaz – Stylo Ft. Mos Def + Bobby Womack | Video

Bragging rights are hard to come by. But when you have an entry in the Guinness Book of World Records, Grammy nominations and multiple platinum, you would have every legitimate right to put your hands up and say, “I’m the Most Successful Virtual Band!”. At least that’s … READ MORE

Mos Def – 24 Hour Karate School

The Mighty Mos Def has been on a roll of late. Capped off by a Grammy nod for his album “The Ecstatic,” Mos Def has enjoyed critical success, and he keeps releasing more heat, like this track called 24 Hour Karate School. Mos tackles this beat co-produced … READ MORE