Mos Def - the 'urban' left's Rush Limbaugh

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    Also, can someone let the helium out of his voice box.
     
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    I saw Mr. Def on Bill Maher with Salman Rushdie and Christopher Hitchens and a more poorly spoken, bigger idiot (proposing a bunch of wacked-out theories) I don't think I've ever seen on television. He rambled on and on, making no sense whatsoever and wouldn't cede the floor to any of the other, far better minds at the table. I thought the other's collective heads were going to explode before the end of the hour. I don't know who he claims to speak for, but its's certainly no one I know.
     
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    Fuckin' A!!!! What the fuck is up with Mos Def? He must be on some serious shit 'cause he wasn't makin' any sense on that steroids in baseball discussion.

    His performance on Bill Maher was absolutely pitiful. Cornell looked a bit uncomfortable sitting next to him trying to earn street credibility by not calling Mos def out on his subpar linguistic skills.

    Nobody on the left will call Mos Def (who is a rapper and an actor) their spokesperson for urban issues though... he is a lightweight.

    I thought that he was a cooler dude, I guess that I was wrong. :(
     
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    I expect my sports heroes to take steroids!!

    Biznitches.

    You want me to hit home runs? I took some steroids so that you could go WOW

    I know more about steroids than I'm even supposed to know!
     
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    Mos Def is one of the few remaining good Hip-Hop acts out there. He may not come off as articulate as a Rhodes scholar, but he does deliver thought provoking, intellectual rhymes that don't candy coat or lowball any situation whether it be related to politics or the struggles of growing up poor. He also doesn't have a problem with joking around a bit.

    YouTube - GOOD: If Mos Def Were President

    And now for some of his better moments:
    YouTube - Mos Def Feat. Talib Kweli & Mary J. Blige - Beautiful Remix
    YouTube - Mos Def - Ghetto Rock

    And, of course... YouTube - Mos Def, Talib Kweli & Common - Respiration
     
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