Sharrif Simmons

Sharrif Simmons
(spoken word)

Born in 1969 in Long Island, New York

Sharrif is a songwriter, musician, poet, and arts educator. His musical influences range from Richie Havens, Bill Withers, Bob Marley and Jimi Hendrix to Rage Against the Machine, Parliament Funkadelic, Old Dirty Bastard and Biggie Smalls. He has toured Europe and the United States for college campuses, festivals and conferences.