Amir Sulaiman
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A spoken word poet, hip-hop MC, and devout Muslim, Amir Sulaiman was first a freestyle rapper before becoming a poet when a young kid and not the other way around, as is the case for many developing rap artists. His writings were significantly influenced by the Black Arts Movement, the literary and artistic extension of the Black Power Movement of the '60s and '70s, and one of its cardinal figures, Amiri Baraka. While pursuing a B.A. in English at North Carolina A&T State Univer... Read more

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