Jan 12 2017
Yasiin Bey: Farewell Tour (CANCELLED)

Yasiin Bey: Farewell Tour (CANCELLED)

Presented by Tastemaker Live and Sean Healy at Crest Theatre

Initially regarded as one of the most promising rappers to emerge in the late ’90s, Mos Def, A.K.A.¬†Yasiin Bey, turned to acting in subsequent years as music became a secondary concern for him. He did release new music from time to time, including albums such as The New Danger (2004), but his output was erratic and seemingly governed by whim. Mos Def nonetheless continued to draw attention, especially from critics and underground rap fans, and his classic breakthrough albums — Black Star (1998), a collaboration with Talib Kweli and Hi-Tek; and Black on Both Sides (1999), his solo debut — continued to be revered, all the more so as time marched forward. Mos Def often used his renown for political purposes, protesting in the wake of Hurricane Katrina in 2005 and the Jena Six incident in 2007, for instance.

Note: This event has been cancelled.

Admission Info


Note: This event has been cancelled.

Phone: (877) 978-6487

Dates & Times

2017/01/12 - 2017/01/12

Location Info

Crest Theatre

1013 K Street, Sacramento, CA 95814

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