Iron Shiek, born as Will Youman, is a Palistinian American political underground rapper. Iron Shiek is against Arab discrimination, mostly because of his own ethnicity. He also supports anti-terrorism. Iron Shiek has toured internationally as well as released 2 albums. His music is a mix of traditional Arabic music and hip hop. He was born in Dearborn, Michigan, a small town near Detroit, Michigan. After his eighth grade year, he moved to a town with a small amount of Arabian Americans with much discrimination towards him. His parents sent him to protest the first Gulf War when he was only 12 years old. Iron Shiek was influenced to rap by Public Enemy, KRS-One, and A Tribe Called Quest. In his adulthood as a rapper, he made a song called "The Tale of Three Mohammads" for a film by the same name. Iron Shiek is a Muslim.
- 2003: Camel Clutch 2003
- 2004: Yet We Remain
- 2010: Alphahex
- ↑ http://www.alternet.org/story/16530/?page=1
- ↑ http://www.last.fm/music/Iron+Sheik/Iron+Sheik+2%3A+Alphahex