9781594772788

Sufi Rapper : The Spiritual Journey of Abd Al Malik

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  • ISBN13:

    9781594772788

  • ISBN10:

    1594772789

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2009-02-12
  • Publisher: Inner Traditions
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Summary

Award-winning French rap star Abd al Malik recounts his journey from the ghettos of Strasbourg through radical Islam to the Sufi message of universal love, offering an intimate look at life in the ghettos and madrassas of Europe's poorest neighborhoods.

Author Biography

Born RTgis Fayette-Mikano in 1975, Abd al Malik formed the rap group New African Poets in the early 1990s. Following his successful career with them, he released two solo recordings, the most recent of which, Gibraltar, has garnered a number of awards, including the Prix Constantin and the prestigious Victoire de la musique. He also appears on Moby’s 2008 album, Last Night, and is the recipient of the prestigious Chevalier des Arts et des Lettres award. Abd al Malik lives in France with his wife, the R&B singer Wallen, and their son.

Table of Contents


Acknowledgments


ONE   Two Lives for the Price of One
TWO   The Mustard Seed
THREE   I slam of the Banlieue
FOUR   Toward the Universal
FIVE
   On the Path to the Other

Epilogue

Appendix Lyric extracts from the album Le face à face des coeurs [Hearts Face to Face]

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