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Prior to his career in music, Mos Def entered public life as a child actor, having played roles in television films, sitcoms, and theater.
Since the early 2000s, Mos Def has appeared in films such as Something the Lord Made, Next Day Air, The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, 16 Blocks, Be Kind Rewind, The Italian Job, The Woodsman, Bamboozled and Brown Sugar and in television series such as Dexter and House.
His father was initially a member of the Nation of Islam and later followed Imam Warith Deen Mohammed, who merged into mainstream Sunni Islam from the Nation of Islam.
Mos Def was not exposed to Islam until the age of 13.
His debut was followed by The New Danger (2004), True Magic (2006) and The Ecstatic (2009).
In 2004, they released the album Manifest Destiny, their first and only release to date.
The album features a compilation of previously unreleased and re-released tracks recorded during the original UTD run.
Producer and fellow Def Poet Al Be Back revealed he would be producing on the album as well. Mos Def appears alongside Kanye West on the track "Two Words" from The College Dropout album, the track "Drunk And Hot Girls" and the bonus track "Good Night" off West's third major album, Graduation. In April 2008, he appeared on the title track for a new album by The Roots entitled Rising Down.
The album was released on June 9, 2009; but only Madlib's production had made the cut, along with tracks by Preservation, The Neptunes, Mr. In 2002, he released the 12" single Fine, which was featured in the Brown Sugar Motion Picture Soundtrack. The new single, "Life In Marvelous Times", was made officially available through i Tunes on November 4, 2008, and is available for stream on the Roots' website Okayplayer. stores and almost exclusively on the UNDRCRWN website.
During the event, he announced that he would be releasing a new album to be called The Ecstatic.