Hip-hop artist Mos Def allowed to leave South Africa. Mos Def will be allowed to leave South Africa after he apologised for breaking immigration laws, it has been announced.
The US hip-hop star, whose real name is Yasiin Bey, was arrested in January after trying to leave South Africa on a “world passport”, which the country does not recognise as a legal travel document. Bey, who has lived in Cape Town since 2013, will be declared an undesirable person for his actions and will not be granted re-entry to South Africa, the home affairs department said. “[He] has unreservedly apologised to the government of South Africa. The department is satisfied with the apology [and] will withdraw the charges against him,” it said in a statement.
The world passport is a document issued by the World Service Authority, a non-profit organisation set up in the US after the second world war to advocate for world citizenship. Burn Your Village to the Ground. A Tribe Called Red - Burn Your Village To The Ground. We Are The Halluci Nation is A Tribe Called Red’s most political album yet. Formed in 2008, Canadian electronic music group A Tribe Called Red (ATCR) is made up of three Indigenous DJs: DJ NDN, Bear Witness and 2oolman.
The group produces a unique style of music that is now being called “pow-wow step.” Their music combines elements of electronic music and hip-hop with traditional Indigenous drum beats and vocals. On Sept. 16, ATCR released their third album, We Are The Halluci Nation, and it is by far their most dynamic, political, and thought-provoking album yet. The musical trio explores the brutal history of colonialism throughout the album, all while maintaining a sense of hope for the future and change. We Are The Halluci Nation delivers danceable, infectious tracks that incorporate elements of dancehall, hip-hop, Indigineous electronic dance music. We Are The Halluci Nation opens with the hypnotic title track featuring Trudell, who introduces listeners to the Halluci Nation and what they represent.
Yasiin Bey Slips Through Borders In A Tribe Called Red's 'R.E.D.' Video. After dropping their collaborative track “R.E.D.” back in July, A Tribe Called Red and Yasiin Bey (Mos Def) have now debuted the music video for the song.
Directed by Canadian-Iraqi MC Narcy (who’s also featured on the track alongside Yasiin) the video follows him and Yasiin as they rap through the desert and other parts of Cape Town, South Africa, with the two ultimately trying to slip through the borders of their enemies, the Alie Nation (or “alienation”). The video seems to provide a commentary on Yasiin’s ongoing immigration problems, as he and Narcy venture through a place where “all the things of the earth and in the sky have energy to be exploited, even themselves, mining themselves into souls, sold,” as an interlude of narration tells us. In a press release for the video A Tribe Called Red elaborates on this, saying: “The Halluci Nation has no barriers, it sees no borders and their operatives are everywhere. Check out the video below. A Tribe Called Red : quand la collaboration fait grandir - Paroles & Musique. Il est assez facile de comprendre pourquoi A Tribe Called Red a mis deux ans à réaliser leur troisième album, We Are The Halluci Nation, qui paraîtra le 16 septembre.
Le trio ottavien de producteurs/DJs a été salué partout à travers le monde et récompensé d’un prix JUNO pour son mélange créatif d’EDM et d’éléments de musique des Premières nations, et sur ce troisième album, ils ont décidé de passer au niveau supérieur. Le groupe a donc assemblé une importante cohorte d’impressionnants collaborateurs pour ce projet, puis a créé et enregistré ses chansons un peu partout sur la planète. Comme l’explique Tim Hill (alias 2oolman), la clé du projet était de collaborer créativement avec d’autres musiciens, chanteurs et paroliers. « Nous voulions créer un album concept.
. « Nous serons toujours un groupe autochtone et nous en somme fiers. La liste des collaborateurs sur We Are The Halluci Nation est tout aussi impressionnante que diversifiée du point de vue des styles musicaux. A Tribe Called Red - R.E.D. Ft. Yasiin Bey, Narcy & Black Bear. A Tribe Called Red - We Are The Halluci Nation Ft. John Trudell & Northern Voice (Official video)