Kareem

Kareem

BandHip HopR&B

High energy, creative lyricist

Biography

Rapper, hip-hop artist & songwriter from Pontiac, MI. Well known for his spontaneous, creative ability to write lyrics and overall musical talent. In his youth Kareem discovered the art of songwriting and aggressively pursued his passion for music. He has written well over 100 songs, recorded various singles and performed at entertainment venues ranging from the South to the Midwest while continuing to broaden his spectrum.

During his career he emerged as an established solo artist (affectionately known as “Poopie”) and has become quite a sensation earning praise for songwriting and musical talents depicting non-violent and non-explicit lyrics. Many of his songs spark social awareness, provide inspiration, motivation and encouragement while preserving the “flavor” of rap & hip-hop with a new flair. His influence on other performers is undeniable. His stage performance is captivating and full of high energy.

Knowing the importance of giving back to the community, Kareem has had an active involvement with the Pontiac School District for a number of years working with youths of all ages.

His debut single entitled “R.A.W.” (Really Artistic Work), with bonus track “We Don’t Need” is scheduled for release in early February, 2008 with a 12 song album to follow in Spring/Summer, 2008. Beyond his music career Kareem has modeled for a local clothing designer, is desirous to launch his own clothing line, establish a non-profit organization, explore the aspects of acting and other business ventures.

Performance Locations (include, but are not limited to):

Coco’s Comedy Club (Detroit, MI) Harem Night Club (Detroit, MI)
Emerald Theatre (Mt. Clemens, MI) The Apartment Night Club (Detroit, MI)
Visions Night Club (Pontiac, MI) Half Time (Detroit, MI)
Kijiji Coffee House (Nashville, TN)
Club Lush of Pontiac (Pontiac, MI)
Hawthorne Park (Pontiac, MI)
Sterling Pub (Sterling Heights, MI)
Hot Rocks (Warren, MI)
Elks Lounge (Pontiac, MI)
Hot Team 2000 (Detroit, MI)
5 Star Bar (Madison Heights, MI)
Cyber Café (Murfreesboro, TN)
Cummings Station (Nashville, TN)
Exile Night Club (Pontiac, MI)
Hockeytown Café (Detroit, MI)
Pontiac Central High School (Pontiac, MI)
MTSU Ballroom (Murfreesboro, TN)
Club Heat (Pontiac, MI)
Green Leprechaun (Ecorse, MI)
The Mexican Club (Auburn Hills, MI)
Oakland University (Auburn Hills, MI)
YMCA of Nashville (Nashville, TN)

(also see profile under set list section)

Discography

10-Song Album Entitled RAW (released Fall, 2007):
R.A.W. (Really Artistic Work)
We Don't Need (featuring Bomb)
Record Deal
Otha Level
One Day
Back to the Past
Amongst the Devil
Let Me Do Me
Outta Time
Invisible Woman

2-Song Debut CD (releasing February, 2008):

Re-Mix of R.A.W. & We Don't Need (Feat. Bomb)

12-Song Album (Releasing Summer, 2008)

In total, over 100 songs written

Collaborations with other artists on their albums and/or singles

Set List

PROFILE

Hobbies & Interests:

Egyptian Mysteries
Studying my catalog of music
Going to the studio
Performing

Accomplishments (include but are not limited to):

*Completed over 100 songs (solo projects & featured on other artists’ songs)

*Participated in five (5) freestyle battles, placing no less than 2nd place

*Participated in many talent showcases receiving rave reviews from the judges

*Actively involved with the Pontiac School System, also served as an assistant track and field coach (Pontiac Northern High School)

*Preparations to establish a non-profit organization Us Against Lupus (U.A.L.)

*Featured in college magazine (Middle Tennessee State), placing 2nd in a freestyle magazine. Featured in February, 2008 issue of ILLFLOW Magazine with upcoming articles in Swaggr and The Promoter magazines.

*Worked with local artists: Bomb, Kazartakon, Ammo Ruff’n ahd Jay Hussle

*Assisted artists such as Jay Hussle with learning how to write bars and featur