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Yasiin Bey Debuted His New Project 'Negus'

The "sound installation" wont be released in digital or physical formats.

Yasiin Bey shared his new release, Negus, at Art Basel Hong Kong.

The artist formerly known as Mos Def's new music comes in the form of an 8-song "sound installation" that was recorded in London in 2015 and will be presented as an "Immersive live experience," a tweet from producer FunkinEven (Steven Julien) reveals.

Production on Negus was handled by Lord Tusk, Steven Julien and ACyde. It wont be available in digital or physical formats.

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Yasiin Bey Channels Basquiat In His New Album 'December 99th,' But Falls Short

Yasiin Bey & Ferrari Shepard's 'December 99th' feels like a producer and vocalist blindly reaching in the dark.

You probably know by now that Yasiin Bey, the artist formerly known as Mos Def, and journalist, artist, and relatively new producer Ferrari Sheppard have released a new album under the group name Dec. 99th. It’s different. And there is a lot of whistling on it... but I digress.

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