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Linda Wilson
Public Relations
Birmingham Public Library
(205) 226-3746
lwilson@bham.lib.al.us

BPL@Night welcomes Hip Hop Artist Shaheed to the Library

June 11, 2008, Birmingham, AL—Hip Hop Artist Shaheed brings his unique blend of music and rhymes to the Birmingham Public Library’s Atrium on Thursday, June 19th, at 6:30 p.m. He will be accompanied by Supreme, the Birmingham disc jockey with whom he has collaborated on his latest album.

Shaheed’s latest album, Health, Wealth, and Knowledge of Self, is a unique collection that combines excellent beats-reminiscent of early hip-hop pioneers- with highly emotional lyrics and complex rhymes. His executive producer, Supreme, mixed most of the album with help from March the 5th and Heron Sparks.

According to one reviewer, this album is “guaranteed to move body, mind and soul…and remind you that Hip-Hop isn’t dead.”

The Birmingham Public Library is excited to host such a dynamic and passionate artist for BPL@Night. Renowned as a crowd-pleasing performer, Shaheed is sure to put on a show. Supreme will accompany him on the record board.

The Atrium at the downtown library will provide a unique atmosphere with its echoing acoustics that will no doubt lend itself to Shaheed’s hip-hop sound. This event is free and open to the public. Everyone is welcome to attend.

For more information about Shaheed, visit his MySpace page at http://www.myspace.com/shaheedtawheed. For information on Supreme, visit http://www.myspace.com/supremeonline.

Important Information:

Date: Thursday, June 19rd, 2008
Time: 6:30
Event: Hip Hop artist Shaheed with DJ Supreme
Place: Atrium at the Downtown Library
Cost: Free
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