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NARCY IN OTTAWA

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Narcy is a musician and multimedia artist known as a seminal member of the hip-hop scenes in Montreal and the Arab World.

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Yassin Alsalman, also known Narcy, is a musician and

multimedia artist known as a seminal member of the

hip-hop scenes in Montreal and the Arab World. He is

considered a pioneer of Arab hip-hop. The man who

used to perform as The Narcicyst won the MMVA Video

of the Year in 2017 for his directorial debut with

indigenous electronic group Tribe Called Red featuring

Yasiin Bey (aka Mos Def), earned a Juno Nomination for

Best Music Video in 2017, has since directed visuals

for Talib Kweli, Anderson Paak and Jay Electronica that

feature the likes of Dave Chappelle and Spike

Lee.Narcy is a Professor in the Fine Arts department at

Concordia University, teaching two courses on media

and narrative, and music and social change. His music

has been featured in films such as Voices of Iraq and

Fast and Furious 7. He is also currently working on

projects and executing media projects with his partner

Sundus Abdul Hadi at WeAreTheMedium, an

international transmedia and culture consultation

collective based out of Montreal. Look out for his album

Spacetime coming in November and his reality video

and podcast series Diaspora.

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