Tariq Nasheed

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Tariq Nasheed
Born Detroit, Michigan, United States
Residence Los Angeles, California, United States
Other names
  • Tariq Elite
  • King Flex
  • K-Flex
  • 2pac
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 American 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]

Film career[edit]

Documentaries[edit]

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

Hidden Colors series[edit]

Nasheed produced the 2011 documentary film Hidden Colors, on the history of African and aboriginal peoples.[8] The film had a limited theatrical release around the United States before being made available on DVD.[9] Nasheed's follow-up film and DVD, Hidden Colors 2: The Triumph of Melanin, was released in 2012.[10][11]

In 2014, Nasheed released Hidden Colors 3,[12] and Hidden Colors 4 was released in June 2016.[13]

Feature films[edit]

In 2013, Nasheed released the horror film Dark Medicine, which he also wrote and directed.[14]

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]

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. ^ "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. ^ "Movies — Hidden Colors". WRTR. Archived from the original on July 23, 2011. Retrieved July 23, 2011. 
  9. ^ "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. 
  10. ^ "Hidden Colors 2 (2012)". The New York Times. Baseline/All Media Guide. Archived from the original on April 10, 2013. 
  11. ^ Pinkerton, Nick (December 5, 2012). "Hidden Colors 2: The Triumph of Melanin". The Village Voice. Archived from the original on April 10, 2013. 
  12. ^ Dickerson, Jessica (July 30, 2014). "'Hidden Colors' Filmmaker Tariq Nasheed: 'Eric Garner Was Lynched'". The Huffington Post. 
  13. ^ "Hidden Colors". Retrieved 6 May 2016. 
  14. ^ Davis, Jim (2013). "The Eugenist (Review)". Influx Magazine. 
  15. ^ a b c d e "Tariq Nasheed". AALBC. Retrieved February 14, 2014. 

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