Mos Def (AKA Yassin Bey) Included in the 2011 List of World’s 500 Most Influential Muslims

The list highlights public figures who have made a significant impact on the Muslim World.

By Jorge Rivas Dec 16, 2011

The Royal Islamic Strategic Studies Center in Amman, Jordan have released their third annual list of the 500 most influential Muslims in the world and included Muhammad Ali, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Mos Def.

According to the group, the list is suppose to highlight any person who has the power (be it cultural, ideological, financial, political or otherwise) to make a change that will have a significant impact on the Muslim World.

Below is an excerpt from this years list:

(hat tip RapRadar)