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The Pioneer

The Pioneer

Alumna rewrites rules of traditional hip-hop

Alumna rewrites rules of traditional hip-hop

Kris Stewart,
Online and Social Media Editor

June 4, 2015

The East Bay is buzzing, or better yet bumping to the rhythm and rhyme of Muslim hip-hop artist and activist Alia Sharrief. With uplifting rhymes, Sharrief’s lyrics offer a peek into life as she sees it through what she calls a “creative lens”. Born in Sacramento, Sharrief knew she wanted to...

California State University East Bay
Alia Sharrief