Kanye Issue of the New XXL is Mos Def a Classic

New Issue of XXL is classic. Especially if you pay attention to Kanye’s, and Mos Def’s career closely.

They let Kanye write the article about himself. He called is La Dolce Vita taken after the Fellini movie. read more after the jump In the article Kanye breaks down how he is a flawed human but he is out here just trying to  show black people and artiststhat you can be yourself and do what you want to do more.

Ye’ discusses the Taylor Swift and “George Bush Doesn’t Care About Black People ” outbursts. Basically saying that Katrina shit was him being selfless and was willing to throw his career away for whats right. While the Taylor Swift thing, he is actually sorry for. Because she actually liked his music , and he hurt her and his own fans feelings. He compared the award show to a mistake a boyfriend would make in a relationship.

Also of note in this issue is that Mos Def is now signed to GOOD music, Kanye’s label. There is a whole spread with Pusha T, Mos, Common, Kid Cudi and more.

Unrelated to Kanye, but somewhat related to Mos Def, Massillon, Ohio native Stalley ,who donewaiting put you onto back during our SXSW coverage,  has an article on page 40. Stalley is rocking some items that should be familar in Columbus.

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