Yasiin Bey AKA. Mos Def allowed to leave South Africa after apology.

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Back in March, Yasiin Bey landed in hot water over passport issue click Here and Here to read. Here is an update on this situation: SBS reports, The 42-year-old hip hop artist, actor and activist Mos Def, whose real name is Dante Terrel Smith, was first turned away from the court because he refused to remove a turban he was wearing.

Here’s an update on the situation.

He is allowed to leave to South Africa after apology

Def, who has lived in Cape Town since 2013, will be declared an undesirable person for his actions and will not be granted re-entry to South Africa, the Home Affairs Department said.

“[He] has unreservedly apologized to the Government of South Africa,” it said in a statement.

“The department is satisfied with the apology [and] will withdraw the charges against him.” Source


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