Artist Spotlight: Dante Terrell Smith..

Dante Smith, known as MC/Actor ‘Mos Def’, born in Brooklyn, New York has been gracing the entertainment industry with his talents since the early 1990’s.  As a musical artist, Mos Def started his career as part of the group Urban Thermo Dynamics.  Along with fellow Brooklyn native, Talib Kweli, the duo formed the group Black Star and they released an album in 1998.  He has released 4 solo albums, The Ecstatic being the most recent (June 2009).  Mos Def took experimental theatre at New York University (NYU) and has appeared in movies, Monsters Ball, Bamboozled, Brown Sugar, and Cadillac Record-to name a few.  He’s also been on many news networks discussing many social and political issues.

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~ by NxtLev on July 11, 2009.

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