Mos Def Quotes and its meanings

Mos Def has written on many topics. Some of the topics he has discussed most are as follows;

Alone Art Beauty Best Cool Experience Family Fear Home Peace Positive Respect

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

What does Mos Def write about?

Mos Def has written on many topics but he is most famous for his work about alone, art, beauty, best, cool, experience, family, fear, home, peace, positive & respect. People always share Alone quotes, Art quotes, beauty, best, cool, experience, family, fear, home & peace from his literary works.

What are the top most famous quotes by Mos Def?

Here are the top most famous quotes by Mos Def.

  • And remember don't high post when you're far from home, and high posting when you're all alone.
  • Good art provides people with a vocabulary about things they can't articulate.
  • With guys I revere, like Marcus Garvey or Malcolm X, their look is less about style than purpose and the expression of beauty. It wasn't just about being noticed, you know?
  • Focused. I'm a hustler. And my hustle is trying to figure out the best ways to do what I like without having to do much else.
  • I know what it feels like to have the door slammed firmly in my face, so I'm cool with that.
  • I can't control what people think. I'm not trying to manipulate people's thoughts or sentiments. I write all the time. You have to experience life, make observations, and ask questions. It's machine-like how things are run now in hip-hop, and my ambitions are different.
  • You have to experience life, make observations, and ask questions.
  • To me, the job of the artist is to provide a useful and intelligent vocabulary for the world to be able to articulate feelings they experience everyday, and otherwise wouldn't have the means to express in a meaningful and useful way.
  • I come from a family of very devout, praying people. That idea of peace and love toward humanity shouldn't be nationalistic or denominational. It should be a chief concern for all mankind.
  • I began to fear that Mos Def was being treated as a product, not a person, so I've been going by Yasiin since '99. At first it was just for friends and family, but now I'm declaring it openly.