As an artist, Asad Ali Jafri plays and blends soulful, spiritual, and, of course, funky music from around the globe as DJ Man-O-Wax.  As a founding member and artistic director of FEW Collective, Asad directs and tours with a rotating group of performing artists and musicians using art to engage, educate, and inspire.  One of Asad’s signature productions as an artist is “Turntable Dhikr” – a spiritual and visual sonic meditation on the Divine. Asad has performed as an artist across five continents and ten countries and is a proud member of the Universal Zulu Nation.

Until 2012, as Director of Arts and Culture at IMAN, Asad produced Takin’ It to the Streets Urban International Festival.