Hamza Perez is an imam in Pittsburgh, PA. He is of Puerto Rican descent and is a former hip hop artist. Hamza is currently leading the development of a Muslim community on the north side of Pittsburgh composed primarily of converts to Islam. He gained notoriety in 2009 with the PBS documentary called “New Muslim Cool”. In 2010, he was ranked as one of the top 500 most influential Muslims in the world by the Royal Islamic Strategic Studies Center for his commitment to youth work. If you are enjoying the content, please consider becoming a patron at www.patreon.com/SultansandSneakers. Every dollar helps! In addition to Patreon, please continue to support Sultans and Sneakers by following me on my various social media channels, leaving a 5 star review and letting your friends know about the show. I have a website now as well and you can access that at: https://sultansandsneakers.com/ You can also follow the show on our respective social media: IG: www.instagram.com/SultansandSneakers Facebook: www.facebook.com/SultansandSneakers Twitter: https://twitter.com/SultansNSnkrs TikTok: @sultans_and_sneakers YouTube: www.youtube.com/channel/UC8nN9RSnLs08M87yEZppwaA My personal social media links: IG: www.instagram.com/mahinthepodcaster Twitter: https://twitter.com/MahinDaPodcastr