Category: Arts&Culture

“I Love You More” – Amir Sulaiman

Def Poetry Jam alum Amir Sulaiman’s portfolio is replete with fathomless and Divinely-inspired works of lyrical art that we here at Sapelo Square have been a fan of for years. This piece from 2010 titled “I Love You More” is one of our favorites, wherein Amir unapologetically establishes himself as […]

Karbala Mixtape Vol.1: Blood in Our Eyez

In 2013, a group of hip-hop artists in the Bay Area came together with Shaykh Hashim Ali Alauddeen to record and produce the “Karbala Mixtape, Volume 1”. This project aimed to call grassroots and underground lyricists and creatives back to putting relevant messages in their craft, harkening back to the […]

Muslim Cool Lands in LA

Sapelo Square founder and Editor-In-Chief Dr. Su’ad Abdul Khabeer continued the tour for her amazing work “Muslim Cool: Race, Religion, and Hip Hop in the United States” stopping in Los Angeles, CA at the University of Southern California. In addition to selected readings from the book and live performances, Dr. […]

Dick Gregory is My Comedy Father

by Preacher Moss In a 2014 commercial for Kevin Durant’s Nike KD 7 shoes, an old man kicks off the commercial by saying, “The best?! I don’t want to talk about who’s the best. I want to talk about who’s the baddest!” That old man was Dick Gregory. In the […]