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Mos Def
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Taking a cue from the Afrocentric stylings of the Native Tongues crew, which included De La Soul, Jungle Brothers, A Tribe Called Quest and Andres Titus, Mos Def has emerged as one of the more conscientious voices of new school hip-hop, alongside the likes of Common, Outkast, Goodie Mob and The Roots, to name just a few. A lyricist lounge staple, he gained acclaim appearing on recordings by De La Soul and Bush Babees before releasing the single "Universal Magnetic" in 1997.
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Mos Def filmography

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Movies & Videos Budget Year Opening weekend US box Office
Showtime - Lazy Boy $85M 2002 $15M $37.9M
The Italian Job - Left Ear, Soundtrack (performer: "The Jump Off") ("The Jump Off") $60M 2003 $19.5M $106M
Blade II - Soundtrack (performer: "I Against I") $54M 2002 $32.5M $81.6M
16 Blocks - Eddie Bunker $52M 2006 $11.9M $36.9M
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy - Ford Prefect $50M 2005 $21.1M $51M
The Hurricane - Soundtrack (performer: "The Hurricane") $38M 1999 $337K $50.7M
Be Kind Rewind - Mike $20M 2008 $4.05M $11.2M
Barbershop 2: Back in Business - Soundtrack (performer: "Wanna B Where U R (Thisizzaluvsong)") $18M 2004 $24.2M $65M
Stomp the Yard - Soundtrack (writer: "Sex Love and Money") (performer: "Sex Love and Money") $14M 2007 $25.9M $61.4M
Cadillac Records - Chuck Berry, Soundtrack (performer: "Maybellene", "Nadine (Is It You?)", "No Particular Place to Go", "Promised Land") $12M 2008 $3.45M $8.13M
Bamboozled - Mau Mau: Big Blak Afrika (Julius Hopkins), Soundtrack (writer: "Blak Iz Blak") ("Blak Iz Blak") $10M 2000 $191K $2.19M
Brown Sugar - Chris 'Cav' Anton Vichon, Soundtrack (writer: "Brown Sugar (Super Fine)", "Breakdown", "Brown Sugar (Fine)", "Brown Sugar (Raw)") (performer: "Brown Sugar (Super Fine)", "Break $8M 2002 $10.7M $27.4M
Journey to the End of the Night - Wemba $6.2M 2006
Monster's Ball - Ryrus Cooper $4M 2001 $133K $31.3M
Where's Marlowe? - Wilt Crawley, Soundtrack (performer: "All Blues") $3.5M 1998 $5.99K $5.99K
Next Day Air - Eric $3M 2009 $4.11M $10M
Block Party (documentary) - Himself, Soundtrack (writer: "Two Words", "Definition", "Umi Says") (performer: "Two Words", "Definition", "Move Somethin'", "Umi Says", "Get By") $3M 2005 $6.21M $11.7M
Civil Brand - Michael Meadows $500K 2002 $124K $243K
Mean Creek - Soundtrack (performer: "Fear Not of Man") $500K 2004 $29.2K $604K
Focused Digizine #1 (video) - Blak (VO) $50K 2004
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