Our 1st #1Hood video Young, Gifted, and Black

“Young, Gifted, and Black” featuring Jasiri X, Tyhir Frost, Haze the Kid, and L U C, is the first release from 1Hood, a collective of Hip-Hop artists with a mission to improve self-image, dispel stereotypes, and provide a positive forum of self-expression in a field were African American youth are[…]


Artists from around the country are coming together to perform during the Weekend of Resistance. Artists include: Talib Kweli Tef Poe Dead Prez Rebel Diaz Jasiri X Scripts & Screwz Nick Menn Bo Dean Franco Hill T Dubb O Rockwell Knuckles Doors @ 12 #FergusonOctober

Jasiri X Talk and Slingshot Hip Hop Screening

Monday, Oct 27, 8:30–11:30pm University of Pittsburgh William Pitt Union – Dining Room A FREE — OPEN TO THE PUBLIC — LIMITED SEATING Co-sponsored by Students for Justice in Palestine (U Pitt) Pittsburgh Palestine Solidarity Committee & Conflict Kitchen Slingshot Hip Hop is a 2008 documentary film directed by Jackie[…]

Jasiri X Says Blacks Must Expect More From Hip Hop Artists

WASHINGTON (NNPA) –In the wake of the shooting death of Michael Brown, an unarmed Black teenager in Ferguson, Mo., members of the Black community and independent artists continue to call on mainstream rappers and entertainers to use their visibility to speak out against police brutality affecting young, Black males. Nearly[…]

Ferguson: The Issues Behind the Uprising

The Laura Flanders show streams from www.GRITtv.org. Systemic issues like housing segregation, an absence of good jobs, and poor access to resources like education and food continue to play a central role in reproducing poverty and violence in Black communities like Ferguson. Local activists Jeanina Jenkins, Tef Poe, and Dr.[…]

Pump It Up – New Jasiri X Video

Produced by RLGN, “Pump it Up” appears on Jasiri X’s album “Ascension” available now at iTunes and Amazon iTunes – https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/ascension/id617177484 Amazon – http://www.amazon.com/Ascension-Jasiri-X/dp/B00BRLGFIM