|Bay Area, Cali-based MC, the Iron
Sheik, expresses what it means
to be an Arab-American of
Palestinian descent in the United
The Sheik believes Hip-Hop is the
weapon of choice for those
whose voices are ignored or
|Palestinian-American Hip-Hop Artist
|PALESTINE BASKETBALL JERSEY!
(BACK IN STOCK - NEW STYLE, PICS SOON)
|SHEIK TO OPEN FOR SAUL WILLIAMS IN DETROIT
This show will raise money for the campaign against the anti-Affirmative
Action Proposal 2 that will be on the ballot in Michigan in November.
THERE'S NO TIME FOR RELAXING
...when they're attacking affirmative action.
Listen to the new Sheik track, Affirmative Action, inspired by Khaled B., an
activist working to defeat the Michigan Civil Rights Initiative. Despite its
name, the MCRI actually wants to end affirmative action.
SHEIK TO HOST 'PROGRESSIVE THURSDAYS' IN D.C.
The first Thursday of every month, the Sheik will host an evening for
progressive folks to meet and greet. The night will feature some
performances from different artists, but the emphasis will be on meeting
new people and developing community. It will also be a fundraiser for
various causes. The next one is 9-11 PM on November 2nd, 2006. more
ZINK MAGAZINE FEATURES SHEIK
This hip fashion, music, and culture magazine featured several hip-hop
artists including, Apollo and Jin, along side the Sheik. See the article.
FEATURED ON ART's 'DOWNSTAIRS CAFE'
Recently, the Sheik visited the 'Downstairs Cafe' for an interview and live
performance on the ART show. It was a fun experience.
SHEIK STRUCK BY THE MYSPACE EPIDEMIC
Make him a friend at his Myspace page.
[Internet exclusive release] The Sheik just wrote and recorded a new
anthem: IMPEACH BUSH. You can read the lyrics while listening to the
newest jam. This song will only be released through this website and not
appear on the Sheik's next album. Enjoy...
Also, the Sheik recently posted a song from his last album, Yet We Remain:
"No Justice No Peace" (mp3) is dedicated to Palestinian political prisoners.
FREE THE P MIXTAPE -- GET IT BEFORE IT GETS YOU
Hip-Hop and Spoken Word for Palestine. Proceeds go to the SlingShot Hip-
Hop project, a documentary about Palestinian hip-hop. It features Suheir
Hammad, Immortal Technique, DAM, The N.O.M.A.D.S., Excentrik and
Masari, Head-Roc, Invincible and many more... SUPPORT THIS PROJECT
The non-Award-winning blog, KABOBfest is back in action. Breaking down
politics with Arabian humor. Give it love.
'NEO-CON LUV' MUSIC VIDEO
Nasri Zacharia directed a stunning music video for 'Neo-Con Luv Song,'
which also features Excentrik and Masari. Check it out at www.
Make sure you also watch the trailer for his upcoming film, "Tale of 3
VISIT THE PALESTINE ON-LINE STORE
Purchase Palestine-related gifts for the Sheik from this progressive store.
HELP FUND FILM ON PALESTINIAN HIP-HOP
The Talented Jackie Salloum, who made 'Planet of the Arabs,' is working
on a documentary about Palestinian hip-hop. She is on point with this
project. PLEASE give any money you can to this worthy artistic endeavor.
It will be very useful in connecting the Palestinian cause to other struggles,
especially those that gave birth to hip-hop in the US. MORE
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|IRON SHEIK - 6'3" 215 Ibs. SF/PF
|WHAT THE SHEIK PEEPS:
Norman Finkelstein spanks Alan
Dershowitz and makes a good
case against Israel in his book:
I hate Sharon because his policies
caused my Mother-in-law to move
in. Humorous diary of life under
occupation by Suad Amiry.
Suheir Hammad's New Book/CD,
Zaatardiva, is amazing. Don't
See Hany Abu-Assad's film,
Paradise Now. It is my favorite film.
Rent it today.
WOW, the mother of all
Palestinian hip-hop documentaries.
The N.O.M.A.D.S. -- They are killing
it. Peep the joint project with the
Head-Roc -- My main man in DC.
Listen or Lose out!
The Philistines -- Check these guys
out... they're fatter than Sharon's
|The Arab Mind at work...
site updated 6.04.06