Yasiin Bey: Refined Speech (Video)
Mos Def is connected to Masjidat Taqwah since the 80s,he became Muslim through Taqwah and was married there,His family was also a member ofTaqwah.He gace a refine presentation at Taqwah 30 years event.
Mos Def grew up during the golden age of hip-hop and has rapped and acted since he was six. He attended Philippa Schuyler Middle School in Bushwick, Brooklyn. He majored in Musical Theater at Talent Unlimited High School of the Performing Arts in Manhattan. He studied at New York University in the Gallatin School of Individualized Study.
He has two younger brothers, Abdul Rahman (a.k.a. “Gold Medal Man”), who is Mos Def’s full-time DJ, and Anwar Superstar. He also has a younger sister, Ces “Casey” Smith, and a younger half-brother, Jermone Victor Moulton, who resides in Brooklyn and shares the same mother, Sheron.
Mos Def converted to Islam. While his father was initially a member of the Nation of Islam and later an active member in the community of Imam Warith Deen Mohammed, who merged into mainstream Islam from the Nation, Mos Def was not exposed to Islam until the age of 13. At 19, he took his shahada, the Muslim declaration of faith. He is friends with fellow Muslim rappers Ali Shaheed Muhammad and Q-Tip
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