Don't miss the Stereotype-Defying Street Science: A Celebration of Hip-Hop Culture

If you enjoy hip-hop music, you won’t want to miss this upcoming event that showcases Muslim hip-hop artists. This show breaks down stereotypes while breaking down the rhythm of this energizing art form.

Omar Offendum is a Syrian-American rapper/poet living in Los Angeles. Known for his unique blend of hip-hop and Arabic poetry, he’s helped raise millions of dollars for various humanitarian and relief groups.

The Reminders, a rare and remarkable musical duo, seamlessly blend soulful sounds and roots music with insightful messages and thoughtful lyrics. The group consists of Brussels-born emcee Big Samir and Queens-born emcee/vocalist Aja Black, a collective creative force that’s hard to beat.

The Reminders

Amirah Sackett is an internationally recognized hip-hop dancer, choreographer and teacher. Amirah believes hip-hop culture, gives voice to those often unheard and is a way to uplift, inspire and bring change to those communities that need it the most.

DJ Man-O-Wax (Asad Ali Jafri) performs internationally spinning spiritual, soulful and, of course, funky music from around the world. Asad has performed as an artist across five continents and over a dozen countries.

This project is made possible in part by a grant from the Association of Performing Arts Professionals’ Building Bridges: Arts Culture and Identity, a component of the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation and Doris Duke Foundation for Islamic Art.

Don’t miss this engaging show on March 24 at 7:30pm at the Fine and Performing Arts Center of Moraine Valley Community College, 9000 W College Parkway, Palos Hills, IL. Tickets are $30 General Public; $25 Seniors, Staff; Free for students. Get tickets here.

This post was sponsored by Moraine Valley Community College.


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