Yasiin Bey aka Mos Def – Tickets – Rams Head Live – Baltimore, MD – March 1st, 2013

Yasiin Bey aka Mos Def

Rams Head and I.M.P. present

Yasiin Bey aka Mos Def

WATCH THE DUCK

Friday, March 1st, 2013

Doors: 8:00 pm / Show: 9:00 pm

$40.00

Yasiin Bey aka Mos Def
Yasiin Bey aka Mos Def
Dante Terrell Smith (born December 11, 1973 in Brooklyn) better known by the stage name Mos Def, is a Grammy Award-nominated rapper and actor. He also goes by the aliases Mighty Mos Def, The Freaky Night Watchman, Boogie Man, Black Dante and Pretty Flaco. He began rapping in a group called Urban Thermo Dynamics in 1994, and then formed the duo Black Star With Talib Kweli. In 1998. As a solo artist he has released the albums Black on Both Sides in 1999, The New Danger in 2004, True Magic in 2006 and The Ecstatic in 2009. Initially recognized for his musical output, Mos Def's screen work since the early 2000s has established him as one of only a handful of rappers who have garnered critical approval for their acting work.
WATCH THE DUCK
Longtime friends Eddie Smith III, Jesse Rankins and Jonathan Wells were at a crossroads. It was 2010 and the Alabama natives were accomplished DJs, producers and musicians living in Houston. Yes, they were making a comfortable living making music, but something was lacking.

Embracing WatchTheDuck as both a mantra and a lifestyle, the three unplugged from the music industry scene and adopted a new mindset. They also began creating music that reflected their disparate musical influences: rap, soul, electronic, dance, trap, booty, dubstep. The results – with Jesse focusing on vocals, Eddie bass and Jonathan keyboard – were revolutionary.

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