News: Yasiin Bey To Retire After Final Upcoming Shows


It was reported today that Yasiin Bey otherwise known as Mos Def was permitted access out of South Africa. Now, he has partnered with the Apollo and the Kennedy Center to perform two final shows before he retires. He will perform a show on December 2nd at the Apollo Theater and a Dec. 31-Jan. 2, 2017 New Year’s Eve celebratory run at the Kennedy Center.

The farewell performance will feature songs including music from his albums The New Danger, True Magic, The Ecstatic and Black on Both Sides. He will also gives fans new material and there will be surprise guest acts. For more details head over to or