New Music: Yasiin Bey (Mos Def) – “Basquiat Ghostwriter”

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Friday is shaping up to be quite the day already, folks. We’ve already been treated with some new Talib Kweli and now we’re getting new ish from the other half of Black Starr, Yasiin Bey (the artist formerly known as Mos Def.) Bey is giving it to you straight on his latest cut, “Basquiat Ghostwriter,” a track that has brilliantly utilizing Basquiat’s own lyrics and art to tell a story of social unrest and injustice. Peep Yasiin Bey’s “Basquiat Ghostwriter” after the jump.