Alien Architect / Cohen Asher (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) is a multidisciplinary artist, working with music, visual arts, and poetry. He has recorded several records, with a lyrical quality associated with MC or poet. In 2014 The Alien Architect published the experimental hip hop album Arteria. Alien Architect is a vocalist and multi-instrumentalist known for mixing hip hop and poetry. He has opened for Wu-Tang Clan, Schooly D, Badfish, Wax, Slightly Stoopid, Shwayze, Sam Roberts Band, and Jef Lee Johnson to name a few. Alien Architect recorded a song with The Gift of Gab from Blackalicious in 2012. He has shared poetry stage experiences with poets like Smyte9, Lamont Steptoe, Elliot Levin, and Ursula Rucker. Alien Architect has played all over the streets and venues of Philadelphia, in Mexico, Egypt, a desert in Israel, and many other places across the United States.