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Mos Def US rapper officially charged for using "world passport" in South Africa

The rapper has been released on bail but would return for court on March 8 and his family also has until January 28 to leave the country.

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Mos Def has been officially charged with using a false passport in South Africa.

The ace hip hop star has also been sued of using an unrecognized travel document hence helping his family get an illegal stay in the country

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Mos Def, arrested, ban from South Africa for 5 years

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As we earlier reported, the rapper (real name is Yasiin Bey), was busted trying to leave the country on a "world passport" and harboring his family, who's been living in S.A. on an expired visa since 2014.

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Mos Def, Seun Kuti

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The rapper has been released on bail but would return for court on March 8. His family also has until January 28 to leave the country.

Hip hop artist Mos Def speaks during a panel discussion during the "Discover Music!" event at Capitol Studios in Hollywood, California October 28, 2009. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni play Hip hop artist Mos Def speaks during a panel discussion during the "Discover Music!" event at Capitol Studios in Hollywood, California October 28, 2009. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

 

He's been prolific about the whole thing, dropping a freestyle paying homage to Kanye West's new track ... "No More Parties In L.A." which he's cleverly dubbed "No More Parties in S.A."

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