Mos Def is currently working on new album called "The Ecstatic." Although it's Mos Def's fourth solo album, it will be his debut on Downtown Records. The first single "Life In Marvelous Times" [listen here] is set to release on November 4th on iTunes, the same day as the presidential election, although it recently leaked. "The Ecstatic" is due in stores on February 9th of next year.
Mos spends a lot of his time these days acting. With successful roles in movies like "The Hitchhikers Guide To The Galaxy" and "16 Blocks", Mos will be acting in the upcoming films "Cadillac Records," "Next Day Air" and most recently signed on to be adaption of Iceberg Slim's "Mama Black Widow" alongside Rihanna, Macy Gray and Anthony Anderson.