Aisha Fukushima is an award-winning Performance Lecturer, Justice Strategist, Singer/Songwriter, and RAPtivist (rap activist).
With nearly 20 years of cultural activism experience under her belt, Fukushima expertly strategizes at the intersection of social justice and the arts. As a public speaker, she blends the art of performance and lecture. In her workshops she engages people through storytelling, writing exercises, movement, and song. In this way, Fukushima helps organizations deepen their commitment to social justice on a heart, mind, and soul level. In 2009, also Fukushima founded RAPtivism (Rap Activism), a hip hop project spanning 20 countries and four continents, amplifying universal efforts for freedom and justice.
Fukushima’s work has been featured by Oprah Magazine, TEDx, KQED Public Television, The Seattle Times, TV 2M Morocco, The Bangalore Mirror, HYPE, South Africa’s #1 Hip Hop Magazine, and more. Tour highlights include performing for audiences of over 20,000 people in Nepal, speaking with the President of Estonia about the power of music to create change, and being featured in events alongside Bernie Sanders, Angela Davis, Emory Douglas (Black Panthers), KRS-One, Herbie Hancock, Christian McBride, The Isley Brothers, and M1 (Dead Prez).