XJAZZ! FESTIVAL 2023
14.MAY @ FESTSAAL KREUZBERG OPEN AIR
Amir Abdullah is part of Hip Hop history as a sample excavator, music historian, compilation curator and DJ who’s already acknowledged alongside some of his childhood heroes. As a DJ he’s rocked parties from Brooklyn to Berlin, where he’s been based for the past few years; as a producer he reinterprets classic cuts into innovative remixes; as an educator he lectures on topics ranging from cultural appropriation in Hip Hop to the history of independent jazz; as a radio DJ his monthly residency for Worldwide FM, The Khronicles, airs every first Tuesday; and as a curator and label executive he’s responsible for over a dozen releases for his label 180-Proof Records.