Mos Def has Been Ordered To leave South Africa For An Illegal "World Passport"
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The Department of Home Affairs said the 42-year-old produced what he called a "world passport".
It said the singer had overstayed his tourist visa, obtained in 2013.
Born Dante Smith in New York, Mr Bey is now banned from South Africa for five years, but has been allowed to appeal.
"Further investigation into the matter revealed that Mr Smith's wife, mother and four children
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As well as being nominated for six Grammy Awards, he has appeared in a number of films, including The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, Be Kind Rewind and The Italian Job.