Banned From America: The Mos Def Story

| May 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

The rapper formerly known as Mos Def, Yasiin Bey, has found himself in a very unusual situation.  The details to his situation are still unclear, but here is a meme that sums it all.

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According to a statement released by Together Boston, a music festival that Bey was scheduled to perform in, he canceled his upcoming shows because he is not allowed back in the United States.

We regret to inform you that due to immigration / legal issues Yasiin Bey is unable to enter back into the United States and his upcoming U.S. tour has been canceled, including May 15th, Together Boston’s show at The Wilbur Theatre. Individual ticket refunds for this show are available at point of sale.

Bey moved to South Africa last year. He recently spoke to Rolling Stone magazine about relocating. “I lived in Brooklyn 33 years of my life. I thought I’d be buried in that place. And around seven years ago, I was like, you know, ‘I gotta go, I gotta leave,'” he shared. “It’s very hard to leave. And I lived in a lot of places. Central America. North America. Europe for a while. And I came to Cape Town in 2009 and it just hit me. I was like, ‘Yeah.’ I know when a good vibe gets to you. And, you know, I thought about this place every day from when I left.”

Stay tuned to Hip Hop Enquirer for more information on Yasiin Bey aka Mos Def as this story develops.

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