Jasiri X

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Jasiri X

Emcee and community activist Jasiri X is the creative force and artist behind the ground breaking internet news series, This Week with Jasiri X, which has garnered critical acclaim, thousands of subscribers, and millions of internet views. His videos have been featured on websites as diverse as Allhiphop.com and The Huffington Post and Jasiri has been a guest on BET Rap City, The Michael Baisden Show, Free Speech TV, Left of Black, and Russia Today.  A six time Pittsburgh Hip-Hop Award winner, Jasiri recently became the first Hip-Hop artist to received the coveted August Wilson Center for African American Culture Fellowship. A founding member of the anti-violence group One Hood, Jasiri started the New Media Academy to teach young African-American boys how to analyze and create media for themselves.

Rhymes:  Public Enemy “Black Steel in the Hour of Chaos,” Mobb Deep “Shook Ones (Part II),” and Jay Electronica “Exhibit C”

Reasons:

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More Info on Jasiri:

YouTube

Facebook

@Jasiri_X

1Hood.org

Songs from this Interview:

Public Enemy “Black Steel in the Hour of Chaos”

Public Enemy “By the Time I Get to Arizona”

Mobb Deep “Shook Ones (Part II)”

Sam Sneed “U Better Recognize”

Jay Electronica “A Prayer for Michael Vick & T.I.”

Jasiri x “Don’t Forget About the Hood”

Jay Electronica “Exhibit C”

Jasiri X “Trayvon”

Jasiri X “Real Gangstas”

Chance the Rapper “Acid Rain”

Vic Spencer

Vic Spencer

A 30 year old Chicago rapper and an employee with the Youth Advocate Program.

Rhymes:   Redman “Tonight’s da Night,” Da Youngstas ft. Mobb Deep “Bloodshed & War,” and Kane & Abel “Black Jesus”

Reasons:

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More info on Vic:

@VicSpencer

“We’re Just Disappointed” Mixtape

“Vic Greenthumbs” Mixtape

Songs from this interview:

Redman “Tonight’s Da Night”

EPMD ft K-Solo and Redman “The Head Banger”

Intelligent Hoodlum “Back to Reality”

DMX “Slippin'”

Bushwick Bill “Ever So Clear”

Slick Rick “Hey Young World”

Ed O.G. & Da Bulldogs “Be a Father to Your Child”

Vic Spencer “Da Group Home Felon”

Da Youngstas ft. Mobb Deep “Bloodshed & War”

Kane & Abel “Black Jesus”