Sharrieff Muhammad

Sharrieff Muhammad

Sharrieff Muhammad writes, performs, listens. He is a founding member of Tomorrow Kings Chicago Hip Hop Collective. Sometimes he is known as IL. Subliminal.  He is inspired by progressive art. He is an Illinois Arts Council and Fire This Time Grant Recipient. He is a friend, mentor, son, brother, lover, hater, food service worker, comic book collector, song writing aficionado,  film geek, and a self proclaimed hip hop historian.

Rhymes: Eric B. & Rakim “Microphone Fiend,” Public Enemy “Fight the Power,” A Tribe Called Quest ft Leaders of the New School “Scenario,” Cypress Hill “How I Could Just Kill a Man,” Outkast “Elevators (Me & You),” 2Pac “So Many Tears,” De La Soul “Stakes is High,” Notorious B.I.G. “Everyday Struggle,” and Common “Resurrection (Large Professor Remix)”

Reasons:

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More Info on Sharrieff:

Poet Laureate of Wicker Park

Tomorrow Kings

Songs from this Interview:

Brand Nubian “Looking at God/Wake Up!”

Eric Clapton “Crossroads”

Eric B. & Rakim “Microphone Fiend”

Public Enemy “Fight the Power”

Public Enemy “Bring the Noise”

A Tribe Called Quest ft Leaders of the New School “Scenario”

A Tribe Called Quest “Excursions”

Cypress Hill “How I Could Just Kill a Man”

The Police “Every Breath You Take”

Puff Daddy ft Faith Evans and 112 “I’ll Be Missing You”

Outkast “Elevators (Me & You)”

Ghostface Killah “Iron Maiden”

2Pac “So Many Tears”

De La Soul “Stakes is High”

The Notorious B.I.G. “Everyday Struggle”

Common “Resurrection (Large Professor Remix)”

Killarmy “Feel It”

Lupe Fiasco “Muhammad Walks”

Sage Morgan-Hubbard

Sage Morgan-Hubbard

Sage Xaxua Morgan-Hubbard is the new Academic Outreach Coordinator in the School of Fine Arts at Columbia College Chicago currently housed in the Dance Department. She was the cipher organizer for Words, Beats & Life’s Midwest Hip Hop Teach-In “Remixing the Art of Social Change” and the Outreach Director of Young Chicago Authors. She earned her MA in Performance Studies at Northwestern University and is a graduate of Brown University where she studied “Performance Studies: Socially Conscious Art of the Everyday” and Ethnic Studies. Sage is a poet, activist and teacher from Washington, D.C. She is the founder of WORD! spoken word artists and activists, a former DC poetry slam coach and one of the original members of Spoken Resistance and the performance group Sol y Soul.

Rhymes: Public Enemy “Fight the Power,”  Queen Latifah “U.N.I.T.Y.,” and Arrested Development “People Everyday.”

Reasons:

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Words, Beats & Life Inc.

SOL y SOUL

Songs from this Interview:

Public Enemy “Fight the Power”

Digable Planets “Rebirth of Slick (Cool Like Dat)”

Salt-N-Pepa ft. En Vouge “Whatta Man”

Queen Latifah “U.N.I.T.Y.”

Kendrick Lamar “HiiiPOWER”

Arrested Development “Mr. Wendal”

Nas “I Know I Can”

Unspoken Heard “Live at Home”

Digable Planets “Where I’m From”

Termnalogy “Watch How It Goes Down”

Pep Love “Pacific Heights”

Blackalicious “Make You Feel That Way”

Arrested Development “People Everyday”

King Kapisi ft. Che Fu “U Can’t Resist Us”

Invincible “Sledgehammer!”

Miz Korona ft. Moe Dirdee “Playground”