233. Baraka Blue (Spoken Word Artist, Remarkable Current)

Baraka Blue is an emcee and spoken word artist residing in Oakland Ca. Part of Muslim musicians collective Remarkable Current, Baraka Blue has performed all over the US as well as the Middle East, Africa, and Europe. His first album, “Sound Heart” was released in 2010. He is acclaimed for his original synthesis of spoken word poetry with the tradition of Sufi poets such as Rumi and Hafiz. His book of poetry, entitled “Disembodied Kneelings,” was recently published by Remarkable Current Collective Editions. In addition to his performances he has taught classes and led creative writing workshops internationally. Baraka Blue is currently pursuing his Masters Degree with a focus on Sufism and Psychology. His sophmore album “Majunun’s Lost Memoirs” will be released soon.

http://barakabluemusic.com/

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