What happens when a rapper becomes a comedian? He makes jokes about other rappers! Yasiin Bey, formerly Mos Def, made his stand-up debut at Montreal’s Phi Centre last night, and as Pitchfork points out, Cult Montreal was there to report on some of his routine. A lot of these jokes would confuse anyone who doesn’t give a shit about popular culture. Here’s his joke that references Kanye throwing away his broken mic at the Pan American games back in June:
You had [Kanye] out at the Pan-Am games sweating and going hard as one of the athletes. He threw that mic in the air so hard it never came down. I was talking to El-P from Run the Jewels the other day and he said it turned into a bird.
When referring to Drake, Bey stated that “the male ego is a boring place,” and was apparently heckled later for describing a hypothetical date between Caitlyn Jenner and Wiz Khalifa. Watch a few videos of the show below.