A new millennium leader leveraging the transformative power of Hip-Hop, Social Media and Technology into a new brand of social change. Jasiri performs nationally & internationally, delivering keynote addresses & speaking on scholarly panels. Jasiri has worked in underserved communities as a mentor, educator & community leader. After garnering over 2 million YouTube views for his conscious elevating Hip-Hop, Jasiri founded 1Hood Media Academy in Pittsburgh. Recipient of the Robert Rauschenberg Foundation Artist as Activist Fellowship, BMe Fellowship, & most recently selected as a United States Artists Cummings Fellow, Jasiri is poised to lead a global generation, FREEING MINDS ONE RHYME AT A TIME.