He followed that up with a searing commentary on the Sean Bell murder titled “ENOUGH IS ENOUGH”. Featuring two videos produced by two of Hip-Hop most decorated veterans X-Clan’s Paradise the Arkitech and NYOIL, “ENOUGH IS ENOUGH” spread like wildfire across the country and lead to Jasiri X’s first performance in New York City and a taped appearance on BET’s Rap City. As President of LYRICS Inc. Jasiri successfully navigates communication with youth and adults showing the pros and cons of this growing phenomenon called Hip-Hop.
He recently became the first Hip-Hop artist to receive the August Wilson Center for African American Culture Fellowship. Jasiri released his debut album AMERICAN HISTORY X in December of 2009. Featuring an all-star lineup of international producers AMERICAN HISTORY X made several best of 2009 lists and was named Album of the Year at the Pittsburgh Hip-Hop Awards. A 6 time Pittsburgh Hip-Hop award winner Jasiri is currently working on Season 4 of his highly successful series “This Week With Jasiri X” and preparing to release his sophomore album “The Ascension” with acclaimed producer Rel!g!ion on Wandering Worx entertainment.
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