Archives for January 2013

Azeem – The Conscious Comic

Over the past ten years, Azeem has been building quite a reputation for himself as a top-class comedian, lecturer, and trainer. Whether he is hosting a corporate event, headlining a comedy club, or engaged in his professional training seminars, his comedic style affords him the ability to reach people in ways that many never attempt. His ability to intertwine comedy inside his messages have made him a must have on the college circuit, as he educates without lecturing. Azeem’s humanistic approach to comedy binds all people together, regardless of religion, color, gender or ethnicity. He connects with the audiences sensibilities by addressing everyday issues that affect everyday people in a way that keeps them laughing and assessing themselves simultaneously; Making him regarded as “The Conscious Comic”.

Azeem has made headlines for his participation as a founding member of the “Allah Made Me Funny Muslim Comedy Tour”, which has been featured on Comedy Central’s The Daily Show w/ Jon Stewart. This tour — which opened to sellout crowds in over 100 cities in the U.S. and in 5 continents — is one of the longest running tours ever, and has inspired positive dialogue between Muslims and people of various faiths that is unprecedented. He is also the recipient of the Muslim Public Affairs Councils prestigious “Voice of Courage & Conscience Media Award” for providing a positive and accurate portrayal of Islam and Muslims.

Azeem has been seen on BET’s Comic View, and was hailed for his ability to keep his comedy clean, which makes him the perfect fit for any audience. You can also catch him as the featured comedian every Friday on Basheer Jones and Company WERE 1490 out of Cleveland, OH.  He is currently developing his one-man show, “Funny, Faithful, Flawed” which is scheduled to debut early in 2011.