Yasiin Bey Tickets
One of the brightest hip hop stars to emerge out of Brooklyn in the mid 90s, Yasiin Bey more popularly known as Mos Def is winding up his career. He has announced his farewell tour and will be singing his hits exclusively for you when he makes his way to your city soon. Known for his skills as an emcee, Yasiin has been nominated five times for a Grammy. He is also a famous actor who has starred in films like ‘Be Kind Rewind,’ ‘Next Day Air,’ ‘Begin Again’ and ‘The Getaway.’ Get your hands on the Yasiin Bey tickets today before it’s too late.
Yasiin Bey Venues
Yasiin Bey Tickets
- Wed Sep 27 2017Buy Black Star, Yasiin Bey & Talib Kweli, The Observatory - Santa Ana Tickets for Wed Sep 27 2017 Black Star, Yasiin Bey & Talib Kweli, The Observatory Santa Ana tickets for 09/27 11:00 PM The Observatory Santa Ana
- Wed Sep 27 2017
- Thu Sep 28 2017Buy Black Star, Yasiin Bey & Talib Kweli, The Observatory - North Park Tickets for Thu Sep 28 2017 Black Star, Yasiin Bey & Talib Kweli, The Observatory North Park tickets for 09/28 08:00 PM The Observatory North Park
- Thu Sep 28 2017
Being famous isn’t easy. It sometimes brings a lot of stress in one’s life and stars are left with no other option but to call it quits. Recently, one major hip-hop star, Yasiin Bey who is popular for his songs like Next Universe, Umi Says and Close Edge has decided to wrap up his career. He is on a farewell tour and will soon be performing his collection of hits in your city. Catch his epic performance by grabbing your Yasiin Bey tickets.
It is said that you can achieve anything as long as you put your heart and soul into it. Yasiin Bey did that as a result of which he became one of the most sought after names in the music industry. Popular by his stage name, Mos Def, he kicked off his career in rap music in the mid 90s. Def formed a group, UTD with his sister, Ces and younger brother, DCQ. The trio came out with their first and only album, ‘Manifest Destiny.’
In 1996, Mos started to make ripples in the industry as a solo artist and worked with stars like, Da Bush Babees and De La Soul before he teamed up with Talib Kweli to form a rap group, Black Star. The duo put out their record, ‘Mos Def & Talib Kweli are Black Star’ which arrived in the markets in 1998. Their record impressed the critics and entered the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums at the thirteenth spot. It also gave a couple of singles, Definition and Respiration both of which were charted on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs.
Black on Both Sides
A year before the start of new millennium, Yesiin Bey made an impact in the industry by releasing his debut album, ‘Black on Both Sides’ through Rawkus in 1999. The record gave him international success. It reached the 25th spot on the Billboard 200 and sold over nine hundred thousand copies in the United States. Moreover, many publications like the Rolling Stone, Entertainment Weekly, NME and Pitchfork Media published positive reviews regarding, ‘Black on Both Sides.’ Yasiin’s debut solo effort was also supported by two singles out of which, Ms. Fat Booty climbed to the twentieth spot on the Hot Rap Songs.
Yasiin Bey’s second studio album, ‘The New Danger’ hit the shelves five years later in 2004. The record contributed to his rise to fame. It entered the Billboard 200 at fifth spot and became his most commercially successful solo effort to date. The album sold in excess of five hundred thousand copies in the United States. ‘The New Danger’ also received positive reviews from the critics and received four stars out of five from the Rolling Stone.
True Magic and The Ecstatic
After setting the world of rap music on fire by releasing his first two albums, Yasiin Bey stole the spotlight once again with his third studio effort, ‘True Magic’ which saw the light of day in 2006. Despite the record’s haphazard release, it still managed to get positive remarks from Boston Herald. It also spawned a single Undeniable which earned him a nomination for a Grammy in the category of ‘Best Rap Solo Performance.’
Eleven months later in 2007, Yasiin Bey surprised his fans by announcing the name of his next studio record, ‘The Ecstatic’ while he was performing in San Francisco’s The Mezzanine. The album came out a couple of years later in the summer of 2009 and featured collaborations by names like Slick Rick, Talib Kweli and Georgia Anne Muldrow. It reached the fifth spot on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart.
Not just a hip-hop star
Yasiin Bey’s talent is not only confined to rap music but he has showed his incredible skills as an actor too. He has worked both in television sitcoms and Broadway shows. Moreover, Bey has also been featured in several films like ‘The Hard Way,’ ‘The Italian Job’ and ‘Something the Lord Made’ for which he was nominated for a Golden Globe Award.
It came as a shock to everyone when Yasiin Bey announced his retirement from both music and film industry in 2016. He is now scheduled to release two of his final albums, ‘Negus in Natural Person’ and ‘As Promised’ in 2017. Now to put an end to his iconic career, Bey is heading out on a tour. This is your chance to enjoy his performance live so book your Yasiin Bey tickets today.
Yasiin Bey Schedule
Nothing beats the joy of watching your favorite music artist perform live! Yasiin Bey's concert dates are out and fans are looking forward to the upcoming shows. The next concert will be held in Santa Ana at the The Observatory - Santa Ana on 27-Sep-17, while the last available date is for the event scheduled for Los Angeles at the The Novo on 1-Oct-17. For complete information regarding dates and venues, please visit our website.
|Black Star, Yasiin Bey & Talib Kweli||The Observatory - Santa Ana||Santa Ana, CA||Wed Sep 27 201709/27 11:00 PM|
|Black Star, Yasiin Bey & Talib Kweli||The Observatory - North Park||San Diego, CA||Thu Sep 28 201709/28 08:00 PM|
|Black Star, Yasiin Bey & Talib Kweli||The Novo||Los Angeles, CA||Sun Oct 01 201710/01 08:00 PM|