• Yasiin Bey To Star In Thelonious Monk Biopic

    15 days ago - By Stereogum

    Yasiin Bey was a successful child actor long before he found rap stardom. For a little while in the '00s, it looked like the man then known as Mos Def might become a full-on movie star, as well. Instead, Bey stepped away from public life, and he's only now starting to reemerge. Bey recently did a podcast with Dave Chappelle and his old rap partner Talib Kweli, and he and Kweli also shared a new Black Star song. Today, Rolling Stone reports that Bey will return to the screen in a forthcoming biopic about the jazz great Thelonious Monk.
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  • Yasiin Bey to Play Thelonious Monk in New Biopic

    Yasiin Bey to Play Thelonious Monk in New Biopic

    15 days ago - By Consequence of Sound

    A new biopic on Thelonious Monk is in development with Yasiin Bey, a.k.a. Mos Def, attached to star as the legendary jazz musician.According to Rolling Stone, the upcoming film is being spearheaded by writer-producer Peter Lord Moreland and his production company, Jupiter Rising Film. A self-professed Thelonious Monk superfan, Moreland... Please click the link below to read the full article. Yasiin Bey to Play Thelonious Monk in New Biopic
    Alex Young
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