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Brad Barket / Francois Durand / Jason Kempin / Nicholas Hunt, Getty Images (4)
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8 Rappers Who’ve Held Creative Director or Designer Positions

The curators of cool.

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Ben A. Pruchnie, Getty Images
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Today in Hip-Hop: Yasiin Bey Announces His Retirement

It's been one year since Yasiin Bey has said he's hangin up the mic.

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yasiin bey & Friends In Concert - New York, NY
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Yasiin Bey Performs With Slick Rick and Pharoahe Monch at Kick Off to Farewell Shows

The artist formerly known as Mos Def made his New York City concert a special one.

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AWGE/A Country Called Earth
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Stream Yasiin Bey and Ferrari Sheppard’s ‘Dec 99th’ Album

Listen to Bey's collaborative project with Ferrari Sheppard.

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Johnny Nunez / Prince Williams, Getty Images (2) / Lauren Gesswein for XXL
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20 Rappers’ Biggest Legal Battles in 2016

With the year now coming to a close, XXL examines 20 of the more intriguing legal battles involving rappers that grabbed headlines during 2016.

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Gorillaz In Concert - October 8, 2010
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Yasiin Bey Issues Strange Statement About Missing ‘December 99th’ Album

The former Mos Def issued a cryptic statement about the LP.

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Michael Loccisano, Getty Images
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20 of the Best Yasiin Bey Songs

As we enter the potential home stretch of Yasiin Bey's career, which spans 16 years from his debut album, we've taken the time to go through his crates and pull out his best songs.

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Boiler Room via YouTube
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Yasiin Bey Premieres New Music at Miami Concert

Yasiin Bey premieres new music during a concert in Miami.

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Ben A Pruchnie, Getty Images
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Yasiin Bey Is Dropping New ‘December 99th’ Album Next Week

Yasiin Bey isn't wasting any time after his return from South Africa.

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Universal/Strange Music/Columbia
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New Music Releases for December 2016

December features new music releases from Gucci Mane, Tech N9ne, Post Malone, Smoke DZA and Pete Rock and more.

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