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Yasiin Bey Permitted to Leave South Africa

Yasiin Bey, f.k.a. Mos Def, is finally allowed to leave South Africa following a successful apology to the Home Affairs Department.

Ten months since his legal woes began, Yasiin Bey, the artist formerly known as Mos Def, is now permitted to leave South Africa. Bey, whose legal name is Dante Terrell Smith, will leave the country Tuesday evening following a written apology to Home Affairs, which the department has accepted.

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