Today's spotlight is on Dante Terrell Smith aka Mos Def. Actor, Film Music Composer, Hip Hop Artist, this guy stays busy. Have you seen Block Party? Mos was one of the primary fun ingredients. Other films include: The Woodsman, The Italian Job, Monster's Ball, 16 Blocks. Then, there's the music. If you haven't listened to Black on Both Sides, you ought to. Or, check out Black Star. Closing with a Mos quote
"What I take from writers I like is their economy -- the ability to use language to very effective ends. The ability to have somebody read something and see it, or for somebody to paint an entire landscape of visual imagery with just sheets of words -- that's magical. That's what I've been trying to strive for -- to draw a clear picture, to open up a new dimension."
Tuesday, June 20
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