Tariq Nasheed

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Tariq Nasheed
Born Detroit, Michigan, U.S.
Residence Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Other names
  • Tariq Elite
  • King Flex
  • K-Flex
Occupation
Known for Hidden Colors film series
Notable work The Art of Mackin'
(New York Times Bestseller)

Tariq Nasheed, also known as Tariq Elite,[1] King Flex,[2] and K-Flex,[3] is an film producer and media personality.

Nasheed's books on dating and finding women include The Mack Within, The Elite Way, and The Art of Mackin',[4][5] .[3] Nasheed has also authored two advice books for female readers: Play or Be Played: What Every Female Should Know About Men, Dating, and Relationships[4][6] and The Art of Gold Digging.[7]

Nasheed has been quoted in the media on such issues as race relations,[8] intimate relationships and infidelity,[6] and U.S. politics and campaign finance.[9] Nasheed has also been a regular speaker on college campuses on the topics of sex and relationships.[10][11]

Nasheed produced the 2011 documentary film Hidden Colors, on the history of African and aboriginal peoples.[12] The film had a limited theatrical release around the United States before being made available on DVD.[13] Nasheed's follow-up film and DVD, Hidden Colors 2: The Triumph of Melanin, was released in 2012.[14][15]

In 2013, Nasheed released the horror film Dark Medicine, which he also wrote and directed.[16]

In 2014, Nasheed released Hidden Colors 3,[17] and Hidden Colors 4 was released in June 2016.[18]

He has produced a documentary about the history of Haiti called 1804 that will be released in the fall of 2017.

Tariq often claims that America is a white supremacist system and claims to be against racism, but frequently uses the term "bed wench" to pejoratively compare black women who marry white men to slaves marrying their masters.[19][20]

Filmography[edit]

  • Hidden Colors (2011)
  • Hidden Colors 2: The Triumph of Melanin (2012)
  • Dark Medicine (2013)
  • Hidden Colors 3 (2014)
  • Hidden Colors 4 (2016)

Bibliography[edit]

  1. 2000, The Art of Mackin', ISBN 0971135339, a New York Times Bestseller[21]
  2. 2004, Play or Be Played: What Every Female Should Know About Men, Dating, and Relationships, ISBN 1439188769[21]
  3. 2005, The Mack Within, ISBN 144062514X[21]
  4. 2008, The Art Of Gold Digging , ISBN 0971135320[21]
  5. 2009, The Elite Way: 10 Rules Men Must Know in Order to Deal With Women, ISBN 0971135347[21]

References[edit]

  1. ^ France, Lisa Respers (May 3, 2010). "Bullock's adoption of black baby stirs debate". CNN. Archived from the original on July 23, 2011. Retrieved July 23, 2011. 
  2. ^ Woods, Stacey Grenrock (February 2, 2009). "How to Behave on a One-Night Stand". Esquire. ISSN 0194-9535. Archived from the original on July 23, 2011. Retrieved July 23, 2011. 
  3. ^ a b Miles, Jonathan (January 2, 2005). "Misbehavin'". The New York Times. Archived from the original on July 23, 2011. Retrieved July 23, 2011. 
  4. ^ a b "KTLA Morning News - November 11, 2009". KTLA Morning News. Los Angeles. November 11, 2009. CW. KTLA. 
  5. ^ "Is That Yo' Chick?". Vibe: 50–51. August 2005. ISSN 1070-4701. Retrieved July 23, 2011. 
  6. ^ a b "Dating 101: How to Spot a Cheater". Jet. 106 (1): 15. July 5, 2004. ISSN 0021-5996. Retrieved July 23, 2011. 
  7. ^ "The Art of Gold Digging". Goodreads. 
  8. ^ Thomas, Mike (February 17, 2005). "Prepare to be offended - The comedy team ego trip tickles our sensitive spots as it stares down racism". Chicago Sun-Times. HighBeam Research. Retrieved January 31, 2017. 
  9. ^ "The Answer is in Our Brothels". Newsday. New York. March 18, 2001. p. B5. Archived from the original on July 23, 2011. Retrieved July 23, 2011. 
  10. ^ Nickels, Chris (October 26, 2006). "Controversial Speaker Cancelled". Maroon News. Colgate University. Archived from the original on July 23, 2011. Retrieved July 23, 2011. 
  11. ^ Mozdzer, Jodie (February 13, 2006). "'Sex Week' gets people talking at Yale". New Haven Register. Archived from the original on July 23, 2011. Retrieved July 23, 2011. 
  12. ^ "Movies — Hidden Colors". WRTR. Archived from the original on July 23, 2011. Retrieved July 23, 2011. 
  13. ^ "Documentary About the Untold History of People of Color Now Available on DVD" (Press release). Tariq Nasheed. May 18, 2011. Archived from the original on July 23, 2011. Retrieved July 23, 2011. 
  14. ^ "Hidden Colors 2 (2012)". The New York Times. Baseline/All Media Guide. Archived from the original on April 10, 2013. 
  15. ^ Pinkerton, Nick (December 5, 2012). "Hidden Colors 2: The Triumph of Melanin". The Village Voice. Archived from the original on April 10, 2013. 
  16. ^ Davis, Jim (2013). "The Eugenist (Review)". Influx Magazine. 
  17. ^ Dickerson, Jessica (July 30, 2014). "‘Hidden Colors’ Filmmaker Tariq Nasheed: ‘Eric Garner Was Lynched’". The Huffington Post. 
  18. ^ "Hidden Colors". Retrieved 6 May 2016. 
  19. ^ "Twitter". Retrieved 20 June 2017. 
  20. ^ "Twitter". Retrieved 20 June 2017. 
  21. ^ a b c d e "Tariq Nasheed". AALBC. Retrieved February 14, 2014. 

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