Native Brooklyn rapper Yassin Bey, formerly known as Mos Def, released a video last week that speaks out against the New York City Police Department’s controversial Stop-and-Frisk policy. The song, called "Don’t Tread On Me" is a public service announcement released in partnership with the Center for Constitutional Rights, a legal advocacy group that took the NYPD to federal court over the practice.
Watch Yassin Bey’s (aka Mos Def) New Video on Stop-and-Frisk
The outspoken rapper takes his hometown police department to task for its controversial policies in the city's communities of color.
By Jamilah King May 28, 2013