Qaasim Middleton

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Qaasim Middleton
Born Qaasim Asani Malik Seawright-Middleton
Brooklyn, New York, U.S.
Occupation Actor
Years active 2005–present

Qaasim Asani Malik Seawright-Middleton is an American actor, singer and musician best known for his role on The Naked Brothers Band. Qaasim is also known for his role on the HBO documentary movie The Music in Me.


Personal life[edit]

Qaasim Middleton was born in Brooklyn, New York. He is the son of Keith Middleton "Wild Child" of the cast of Stomp (rap group hydra/actor) and actress/singer-songwriter Toni Seawright, the first African American Miss Mississippi (and 4th runner-up in Miss America). His younger brother is Zuhri Khalil Ayele Mandara Middleton, who has performed on Noggin's Jack's Big Music Show and The Naked Brothers Band. Also attended well known performing arts high school in NYC (Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School)


Middleton is the guitar player for The Naked Brothers Band. He is the newest member to the band; he is the replacement for Cole Hawkins/Joshua Kaye in the Naked Brothers Band. In the show, it is revealed that he is greatly influenced by Jimi Hendrix.

He was also featured in HBO's The Music in Me where he performed as a percussionist.[1] Originally a drummer, he recently began playing the guitar for The Naked Brothers Band. He's also a trained dancer in Hip Hop/Ballet/Modern/Jazz and his favorite dance is African Dance. He recently started tap dancing.

On the January 15, 2015 episode of American Idol of their fourteenth season, Qaasim was shown to be auditioning for the show. On February 19, 2015, he was advanced to the live shows, passing all previous rounds before being chosen to the semi-finals.



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