This past Saturday night, Yasiin Bey (you used to know him as Mos Def ) got down with the get down with the Brooklyn Philharmonic Orchestra for another round of crowd-pleasing hip-hop and classical combinations during a concert at Bed-Stuy’s Restoration Plaza. Peep the classy action in 3, 2, 1...
Mos Def & Brooklyn Philharmonic Perform "Life in Marvelous Times"
Dante, er, Mos, er.. Yasiin (we're gonna get it right one of these days) performs a spirited rendition of a joint off of 2009's The Ecstatic .
(Props to 2DopeBoyz . Thanks to lovelyone80 for the upload)
Bey vs. Beethoven in Bed-Stuy
Kickin' a bit of the Kanye G.O.O.D. Friday release "Lord Lord Lord" over what ultra-cultured folks tell us is Beethoven's 7th.
(Props to paulingford for the upload)
BONUS: Mos Def & Brooklyn Philharmonic Orchestra 6.9.12 Highlights.
For the ADD-prone, a quick run through of the night in Do or Die.
(Props to ponownie2 for the upload)