Hasan Salaam is an emcee, educator, and community organizer from New Jersey. Hasan's music paints vivid pictures of the commonalities that bind us: struggle, love, and pain. It's this ability, to touch people at their core, which has garnered Hasan Salaam a loyal fan base all over the world. Hasan has performed live on national TV stations such as NBC, FUSE, CSPAN, and PBS. His music videos have been featured by MTV UK, FUSE, Music Choice, and Video Music Box. In addition, he has been featured in numerous major media publications such as The Source Magazine, The Village Voice and The Washington Post.
2012 marked the release of Hasan Salaam’s “Music Is My Weapon,” album. The concept was that music can be used as a powerful tool in the pursuit of freedom, justice, and equality. With the release of the project, Hasan aimed to prove that music can change people’s lives, literally. All profits from the sale of the EP were used towards his “It Takes A Village” project and successfully funded a school, clean water well, and medical clinic in Guinea-Bissau, West Africa.