How to Speak to Yourself While Flying Through Space and Walking on Earth
Haymarket Books (Spring 2020)
Trade Paper • ISBN-13:9781642591507 • US $16.00 • 6 in x 9 in • 150 pgs.
ABOUT THE BOOK:
Pioneering Iraqi-Canadian rapper Yassin ‘Narcy’ Alsalman is a founding member of WeAreTheMedium, an international multi-media artist collective of Arab, African, and Indigenous artists and creators.
Text Messages is his survival guide, a multi-media collection about finding one’s self in the anxious intersections of a post-9/11 world, through a combination of poetry, rap verse, short stories and comic book illustrations. Text Messages is multi-form written exploration of the imminent crisis in technology, the pressures of self-awareness, and the meaning of Judgment Day.
ABOUT THE AUTHORS:
Yassin ‘Narcy’ Alsalman was a pioneer of the Arab Hip-Hop movement through his Iraqi trio Euphrates in the early 2000s. He has collaborated with Yasin Bey (FKA Mos Def), Talib Kweli, Shadia Mansour, A Tribe Called RED, and many others. Yassin teaches one of Canada’s only Hip-Hop courses to 200 students per semester at Concordia University in Montreal.
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