Musical Performance and Artist Talk: Jasiri X


Musical Performance and Artist Talk: Jasiri X

  • Date: 09 - Nov - 2019
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  • Location: wats: ON? Fesitval
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Activist and artist Jasiri X will be a featured anchor artist of the 2019 festival, sharing his music
as well as his views on hip-hop, race, privilege, and politics. Jasiri’s music, including the acclaimed album Black Liberation Theology (2015) is recognized as a soundtrack for today’s civil rights movement, and his views have been welcomed at leading institutions across the nation, including Harvard University, the University of Chicago, NYU, and Stanford, among others. Jasiri X is the first independent hip-hop artist to be awarded an Honorary Doctorate, which he received from Chicago Theological Seminary in 2016.


  • 09 NOV 2019

    wats: ON? Fesitval