Wadud -Born in St. Louis, raised in Milwaukee, rooted in Philly
As a poet, Wadud has been published in various anthologies with the likes of writers such as Maya Angelou, Sonia Sanchez, Gwendolyn Brooks and Amir Baraka to name a few.
He has performed throughout the U.S. and Europe both as a musician and poet.
Wadud has recorded with such notables as The Roots, Jill Scott, James Poyser,Victer Duplaix, Jamaaladeen Tacuma, Jean-Paul Bourelly, Doc Gibbs, Gerald Veasley, John Blake, Marc Ribot and June Lopez.
Wadud’s discography includes the following:
“Wadud No Additives or Preservatives” (Wadud)-SOSA Records
“Between Two Lines”(Wadud)- SOSA Records
“The Tippin Point” (the Roots)-Geffin Records
“DJ Kicks”(Vikter Duplaix)-K7 Records
“Messages” (Vikter Duplaix/Wadud)- Masters at Work/K7
“Groove 2000” (Jamaladeen Tacuma)-P-Vine Records
“Soul of Bass” (Jamaladeen Tacuma)-P-Vine Records
“Brotherzone” (Jamaladeen Tacuma)-P-Vine Records
In addition, Wadud is an attorney and in his spare time works as an Assistant District Attorney at the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office.