Yasiin Bey, formerly known as Mos Def, is making up for lost time after being finally allowed to leave South Africa last month.The rapper and actor was at Art Basel in Miami over the weekend and announced that he has two new albums in the pipeline, and he plans to perform some songs from the records before December is out.On the freestyle post on the Twitter page of Kanye West – who has recently released a song called “No more parties in L.
The American-born artist formerly known as Mos Def was formally charged with using a fake passport in South Africa, where he and his family have been living illegally since 2014, South African officials said Wednesday.
He said he just wanted to leave South Africa and return home (but America is not his home), and that he and his family are prepared to exit South Africa "never to return again."Later in the audio, he insisted "I have reason to believe and suspect political motivations behind the way I’m being treated," although he did not explain who might be behind it or why."I am not a liar," he said.
"I've made no false claims, I have not misrepresented myself." According to a spokesman for the South African Department of Home Affairs, rapper Mos Def, who now goes by the name Yasiin Bey, was arrested at Cape Town International Airport for trying to leave the country on an illegal "World Passport" document.
Due to unforeseen circumstances the Mos Def concert scheduled for Sunday, April 3, 2016 has been cancelled.
Ticket refunds are available through point of purchase. The Department of Home Affairs said he had entered South Africa with a legitimate U. passport in November, and had a visitor’s visa valid until February.