February 28th, 2017 – Oakland, California – Hip-hop artist, Alia Sharrief has released a new EP and music video on the heels of her epic live performance at the Women’s March in DC. This highly skilled lyricist and multi-talented MC is sure to leave the listener feeling empowered through her groundbreaking music. Infused with bold expressions of resistance and self-determination Alia Sharrief’s music is poignant and timely.
This EP explores the life of a woman that refuses to blend in with the trends and boldly stands out, hijab and all. “Don’t Forget Me” is a breath of fresh air for Hip-Hop and the music world, featuring all original music and a few re-mastered classic Alia cuts. Alia Sharrief released her first project in 2012 and has made outstanding strides throughout her career, opening up for the likes of Kendrick Lamar and recently for Yasiin Bey (Mos Def) on his retirement tour. Her work has recently been mentioned in CNN, Ebony, Paper Mag, The Breakfast Club, KQED and many other news outlets.
She endeavors far beyond the stage through her advocacy and activism. Alia Sharrief is perhaps the primary representation of Muslim women in the Rap genre. Her new EP, “Don’t Forget Me” is available now on iTunes, Spotify and most digital platforms. She is available for booking performances and speaking engagements now.