Asad Jafri

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Asad Jafri

Asad Jafri is a global arts leader, cultural organizer, and multidisciplinary artist with a passion for sustainable social change. As a visionary, Asad recognizes community needs and drives initiatives for local and global change through his love of the arts. As a multidisciplinary artist, Asad utilizes his knowledge in many genres of music, theater, visual art, and dance from around the globe to curate unique captivating fusion productions. He is internationally regarded as an innovator, collaborator, connector and mentor. From 2007 – 2012, Asad served as the Director of Arts and Culture at the Inner-city Muslim Action Network (IMAN). Asad also DJs under the moniker Man-o-Wax and has played at venues across continents, blending music from all over the world. As an individual and with his group – the FEW Collective, Asad has travelled far and wide merging art and social change through innovative mediums.  Currently, Asad is based in Kuala Lumpur working with the World Islamic Economic Forum and several other international arts and youth projects. Asad continues on his mission to travel the globe building community and connecting people across cultures through the universal language of art.

Rhymes: Killah Priest “B.I.B.L.E.”, Boogie Down Productions “Why Is That?”, and Pete Rock & C.L. Smooth “T.R.O.Y.”

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[audio https://archive.org/download/RhymesReasons-AsadJafri/RhymesReasons-AsadJafri.mp3]

More Info on Asad:

FEW Collective

@asewonder

Songs from this Interview:

GZA feat. Killah Priest “B.I.B.L.E. (Basic Instructions Before Leaving Earth)”

Gang Starr “Above the Clouds”

Gang Starr “Who’s Gonna Take the Weight?”

Eric B. & Rakim “Casualties of War”

K-Solo “Letterman”

The Pharcyde “Runnin'”

MC Kash “Beneath this Sky”

Boogie Down Productions “Why is That?”

Boogie Down Productions “Love’s Gonna Get’cha”

Brother Ali “Soul Whisper”

Pete Rock & C.L. Smooth “T.R.O.Y. (They Reminisce Over You)”

“Ali Mola Ali Mola”

Altimet “Syukur”

Tiraline feat. The ReMINDers “Tolerance”

Brother Ali “Good Lord”

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