Activist Groups March Peacefully Through Pittsburgh

Taken from CBS Pittsburgh “Thousands of people protested the recent police-involved shootings as well as other issues in downtown Pittsburgh on Friday during a march that had been planned for weeks; KDKA’s Paul Martino reports.” Jasiri X and 1Hood’s Livefromthecity’s music can be heard in the background—their socially-charged lyrics providing a soundtrack[…]

Jasiri X Kicks Off #PGHREADS Campaign with KeepingPittsburghDope.Com and Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh

Jasiri X kicks off the #PGHREADS campaign with KeepingPittsburghDope.com and the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh this summer.  Peep the behind the scenes video of the photoshoot below with cameo appearances from the 1Hood family (Celeste Smith, Idasa Tariq, LiveFromTheCity, Jacquea Mae, Jordan Montgomery, Tyhir Frost, and Paula Simon). Carnegie Library[…]

Jasiri X Speaks on Muhammad Ali, Trump, and Piers Morgan on KDKA Radio

Activist and Hip Hop artist Jasiri X joined Mike Pentak to discuss Muhammad Ali’s legacy to the Civil Rights Movement.  Things get a bit heated when Mike ask Jasiri about Piers Morgan comments regarding Muhammad Ali. Click the link to listen https://player.fm/series/mike-pintek/muhammad-ali-and-civil-rights

Jasiri X Surprises Guests with Performance at Ai Weiwei CMOA Event

On Thursday, June 2, Chinese dissident artist and international icon Ai Weiwei joined The Andy Warhol Museum’s Director Eric Shiner for a conversation about his new exhibition at the Warhol. The discussion explored people as the influence of Ai Weiwei and Andy Warhol on modern and contemporary life, focusing on the parallels, intersections, and points[…]

PRESS RELEASE: Jasiri X to Present at AMC 2016 in Detroit

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Paula Simon onehood@gmail.com   Jasiri X to Present at AMC 2016 in Detroit PITTSBURGH, PA (June 2, 2016) — Jasiri X will be hosting a screening of Bars4Justice alongside filmmakers, Nation 19  June 18, 2016, 4 pm at the Allied Media Conference .The conference runs June[…]