Apparently, Mos Def, now goes by Yassin Bey, is banned from the states. Boston’s Together Music Festival posted on their website that his tour has been scrapped because he was unable to enter America. Although he currently lives in South Africa, Mos Def was born in Brooklyn, New York.
According to their released statement, “We regret to inform you that due to immigration / legal issues Yasiin Bey is unable to enter back into the United States and his upcoming U.S. tour has been canceled, including May 15th, Together Boston’s show at The Wilbur Theatre. Individual ticket refunds for this show are available at point of sale.”
Something major must me going on behind the scenes with this story, stay tuned!