Mos Def Arrested Attempting To Leave South Africa

(Radio.com) Yasiin Bey AKA Mos Def, was detained for producing an unrecognized "world passport" when he tried to exit South Africa on Thursday according to ABC News.

Department of Home Affairs spokesman Mayihlome Tshwete stated that Mos Def entered the country with a passport in 2013 and overstayed his visitor's permit by 2014.

The rapper, originally from Brooklyn, NY, has been living in Cape Town since May 2013. He will have to leave South Africa in 14 days. Read more details here.

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