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Amir Sulaiman

About this Artist

Amir Sulaiman is a Grammy-nominated poet, recording artist, Harvard Fellow, and producer, and screenwriter for film and television. He has performed his works across the US as well as many other countries including England, Belgium, Senegal, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Sweden, Australia, Iran and the Netherlands, and continues to tour worldwide.

The album “8:46” Amir created along with Dave Chappelle has earned them a Grammy nomination and praise from publications like Variety and USA Today. The shows he has written and produced for Marvel, Disney+, Hulu and HBO have garnered Emmy, Golden Globe, and Peabody nominations. His poetry collection, Love, Gnosis & Other Suicide Attempts, met with critical acclaim, in addition to his latest album "The Opening," the third in a unique trilogy project. Amir was first introduced to a National audience in 2005 when he was featured for two seasons on Russell Simmons' groundbreaking series Def Poetry Jam on HBO.