Yassin “Narcy” Alsalman, formerly known as the Narcicyst, is a musician, actor, professor, and multi-media artist based out of Montreal, Canada. Being a pioneer of the Arab Hip-Hop movement through his Iraqi trio Euphrates in the early 2000s, Yassin Alsalman, was a seminal member of a growing voice in the public sphere. Currently teaching one of Canada’s only hip-hop courses at Concordia University in Montreal, Narcy’s ethos has been to blend performance with education, media with literacy, and creativity with cultural heritage. Yassin is also currently heading an international body of artists WeAreTheMedium, a family of independent creatives that come together for curation, performance, consultation, and product-based creation. He is an actor, doing voiceovers for video games like Civilization 5 and The Secret World, and has appeared as a principal actor in the feature film CITY OF LIFE, and in many shorts. He recently starred and directed the winner of Video of The Year at the Much Music Video Awards for Indigenous super-group A Tribe Called Red, sharing the screen with yasiin bey, formerly known as Mos Def, in “R.E.D.”