"Damage" drops on all platforms this Friday, September 20.
For our third Queen City Cypher, we're going big with your host Assasi, Portland MC Words of Phrase, singers Hannah Harleen and Stephanie Crosby, and a fire track by producer and previous QCC guest artist desmo.. Expect old-school Fugees vibes with a nostalgic 1950s Nile River twist.
Assasi recently had the honor of collaborating with Palestinian MC, vocalist, and producer Big Sam. The resulting Teesmoke-produced track, "Face Off / تبديل وجه", was released today as part of Big Sam's new album, "Arram". https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pFCTu9XGhlM "Face Off / تبديل وجه" exposes the frustrations shared by artists living in traditional societies where mainstream attitudes toward [...]
We're teaming up with PledgeMusic.com to launch new album 'Third World Wide'! Join Assasi behind the scenes while he records tracks, works with producers all around the world, and brings five years of music together. 'Third World Wide' will be Assasi's second self-produced album. Like so many young Syrian creatives during the civil war, he landed [...]
We've got a fresh video for you today featuring 5 artists from 3 countries spitting bars in 4 languages! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZkO0855LTk8 Assasi teamed up with Smö (Finland), Fhive Helmi (Malaysia), Mic Son (Syria), and Marleena Arianna (Finland) for an international cypher, recorded live at Reggae Bar in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Have a listen and leave a comment telling us what you think!
Announcing Assasi's new YouTube series, "Going Pro Underground"
The Blue Giant is a call for each Syrian to find within him or herself the strength to see through their tribulations and build something better, together. أغنية الأزرق العملاق هي دعوة لكل السوريين ليجدوا في داخلهم القوة لنرى من خلال المِحن ونتخطاها لبناء الأفضل... جنباً إلى جنب. Assasi teamed up with incredible producer Baxtak for Bilad El-Sham's [...]