|Birth name||Dasham K Brookins|
|Also known as||Brother Dash|
December 3, 1971 |
Brooklyn, New York,
|Origin||New York City, New York, United States|
|Occupation(s)||Poet, writer and photographer|
|Associated acts||Khaleel Muhammed,
Brother Dash has performed and spoken at innumerable venues for both Muslim and non-Muslim audiences, including the Isna convention, the MSA National convention, EidFest!, Global Peace and Unity Event in London, MuslimFest in Toronto, and many universities, including Yale, Columbia, Rutgers, Cambridge and Drew. He has been featured on and performed for many media outlets, including the BBC Radio 4’s documentary "Sing Your Own Psalms", WBAI, WTOR, Islam Channel, and Al-Arabiya TV.
Brother Dash is the founder of the arts-based non-profit organization I Inspire, inc., which "provides comfort, inspiration and empowerment through the arts."
- Spoken Soul (2009)
- Poetically Speaking: Savory Spoken Word...Spiritually Served (2007)
- The MuslimPoet EP (2005)
- Rhyme and Reason, The Poets of Metaphorical Records (2003)