Congratulations are in order for Mos Def, err, Yasiin Bey, whose real name is Dante Smith. The Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn native has been named to George Washington University’s list of the most influential Muslim people of 2011. I DONT THINK YOU HEARD US…Out of over 1.6 billion Muslims in the world, Mos Def is one of the most influential. This comes from the Royal Islamic Strategic Studies Center, which has compiled their third annual list of the 500 most influential Muslims.
Citing his acclaimed music and acting careers, Mos’ entry reads: Read More »