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Rapper Yasiin Bey Undergoes Painful Force Feeding To Draw Attention To Guantanamo

Brooklyn-born rapper and actor Yasiin Bey – formerly known as Mos Def – has been drawing attention to a prisoners’ hunger strike at Guantanamo Bay with a graphic video in which he volunteers to be force-fed as the prisoners are.

07/08/2013

Mos Def (credit: Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

Bedford Stuyvesant Hosts 5th Annual Restoration Rocks Concert Saturday

Thousands are expected to attend this weekend’s Restoration Rocks Concert in Brooklyn, an event which will boast performances by the Brooklyn Philharmonic featuring Mos Def, Idle Warship, Pharoahe Monch and additional local talent.

10/08/2011