|Born||Qaasim Asani Malik Seawright-Middleton
Brooklyn, New York, U.S.
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. In 2015, he became a finalist in season 14 of American Idol.
Qaasim Middleton was born in Brooklyn, New York. He is the son of actor/musician-songwriter Keith Middleton who performed in the Nw York cast of STOMP and actress/singer-songwriter Toni Seawright, the first African American Miss Mississippi and a 4th runner-up in Miss America. He graduated from the Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts.
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.
- The Naked Brothers Band (TV series) (2007–2009)
- The Naked Brothers Band: Battle of the Bands (2007)
- The Naked Brothers Band: Sidekicks (2008)
- The Naked Brothers Band: Polar Bears (2008)
- The Naked Brothers Band: Mystery Girl (2008)
- The Naked Brothers Band: Operation Mojo (2008)
- The Naked Brothers Band: Naked Idol (2009)
- The Naked Brothers Band: The Premiere (2009)
- "Kidsday Talks With Nickelodeon's Qaasim Middleton". Los Angeles Times. Washington Post News Service. July 8, 2008.
- Campbell, Donna (January 22, 2015). "South Mississippians make a showing on 'American Idol'". Sun Herald (Biloxi, Mississippi).
- "The Music in Me (2006) (TV) - Full cast and crew". IMDb.
- Keveney, Bill (March 11, 2015). "'Idol' reveals Top 12, who sing for survival". USA Today (Louisville, Kentucky: Courier Journal).
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