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The Reminders

May 26 - June 7, 2019

Dynamic musical group, The Reminders, seamlessly blend hip hop, soul and roots music and melodies into powerful performances with insight and thoughtfulness. Brussels-born emcee, Big Samir, weaves intricate rhythmic patterns into a bilingual French/English flow of street-smart consciousness. Queens-born emcee/vocalist Aja Black’s compliments with graceful deliveries, cadences, and vocal stylings.


The Reminders have worked with award-winning artists such as Snoop Dogg, Nas, Mos Def, Big Boi, Lauryn Hill, Brother Ali and Thievery Corporation, and the duo actively delivers workshops and talks to community organizations, schools and universities around the world. Their latest album, “Out of the Woods,” was released in 2019 and follows “Born Champions” (2012) and their debut, “Recollect” (2008).

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Upcoming Events

Saturday, June 1, 2019 
The Reminders LIVE at Hawai‘i State Art Museum
4:00-7:00 pm
Hawai‘i State Art Museum, 250 South Hotel St., Honolulu, HI 96815
A free, family-friendly event on the lawn of HiSAM!

Tuesday, June 4, 2019
The Reminders Shangri La (De)Tour
5:00-7:00pm
Shangri La Museum of Islamic Art, Culture & Design
Join The Reminders as they lead you on a dynamic and intimate tour of Shangri La that reimagines the museum. Space is limited.

Thursday, June 6, 2019
The Reminders at Shangri La
6:00-8:00pm
Shangri La Museum of Islamic Art, Culture & Design
Join us for a special musical performance by The Reminders and celebrate Eid, which marks the end of Ramadan. Come with a joyful spirit and wear festive attire!

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