Music is a major influence in my life. It was the tranquility I needed through the storm. The voice I needed in the crowd. The therapy I sought to express my deepest inner feelings.

Bilal Alaji is an entrepreneur, mentor, investor, motivational and public speaker. As the Ceo of Illustrious Shoes and O’ Ramadan, Bilal, is a transformational leader that uses his platform to inspire and educate others. With over 15 years working with youth in group homes, transitional housing facilities, and corrections, Bilal uses his experiences to motivate youth . “My life is my message”, said Ghandi. So, Bilal, has chosen to use his life’ s story as a way of communicating with today’s youth.

Also known as LOGIC THE OFFICIAL, Bilal, spent 20 years as an emcee. He performed at such venues as the world famous Apollo theater and the Nets arena. During his tenure as an artist he had the privilage of working/ performing with artists such as Shanice, LL Cool J, Big Daddy Kane, Gang Starr, Brand Nubian and more. LOGIC THE OFFICIAL generated 2 cd’s and 2 street cd’s with a compilation of recorded music.

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Bilal left the lime light of the music industry obtaining his MBA from Metropolitan College of New York. While in college Bilal worked as a student mentor providing support, counseling, and resources for students to meet their educational goals. After graduating college Bilal became the founder/ Ceo of Illustrious Shoes and O’Ramadan.

Now, the author of This Ain’t My Life, Bilal has shared his story in an effort to help inspire others to live their best life. Bilal speaks to diverse audiences sharing stategies, techniques, and life experiences that will ultimately change lives. There is no obstacle too great for Bilal. Bilal is living proof that “what doesn’t kill you, only makes you stronger”.