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Yasiin Bey, who goes by the moniker Mos Def, and his colleague Talib Kweli are without a doubt a two-man movement, a force to be reckoned with from the streets of Brooklyn, New York. Mos and Talib met in the mid-90’s at Washington Square Park which was like a Mecca for freestyling and battling emcees at the time.  The eventual collaboration from these two artists who were born only a few years apart seemed destined to be, as their paths had also crossed at local spoken word events. In 1997, they even ended up working at the same place, a local joint named Nkiru Books, Brooklyn’s first black bookstore (which they decided to purchase and run together a year after their first joint project dropped). […]

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