Dear world: I’ve decided to rebrand as Danny K, my original title. I do this for my Creator, for my family, and for my home countries, Syria & Armenia [The Middle East at large – Falastin], for my grandfather’s legacy of ingenious, and finally, perhaps selfishly, for myself. From now on you can follow meContinue reading “PSA: Danny K!”
Feeling especially emotional on the issue #SyrianRefugees at the moment. Will we allow #fascism to grip the West? To treat #Arabs the way Jews were treated by Nazi Germany? Internment camps? Tough screening? Anti-Arab sentiment a tradition of the West. Hollywood typecasting of #Arabs; orientalist oversimplification of otherwise rich Arab culture. This should also beContinue reading “No Way Out – Syrian Crisis Analysis”
album coming soon. second single coming sooner. produced and rapped by yours truly the kid, KRIKOS. visit soundcloud.com/KRIKOS88 to hear #FLOSSRemix feat. Talib Kweli.
Hip-Hop is always vilified. Guns, crime, jewelry, flamboyance, extreme rhetoric, vulgarity. Malcolm X once said that governments often oppress people and then chastise them when they express their discontent or attempt a revolution. It is always easy to rationalize hate of the oppressed, especially for the privileged classes who don’t understand what it means toContinue reading “P.L.O. Style – [Political Undertones in Pop-Culture continued…]”
They rushed him. Threw a black bag over his head. His cigarette was left burning on the brick plaza floor. Hours later his eyes open. The abducted gentleman has regained consciousness. He can barely make out what he sees. It looks like three men, all dressed in black garb. One of them men was clearlyContinue reading “Guess Who?”
If there is one thing I have come to learn to really appreciate it is my individual freedom. It is becoming extremely taboo to tout your individualism. It is often viewed as a sense of paranoia. I have learned to face a fact: most people prefer to rely on others – instead of themselves – for financial/political gain.Continue reading “The Problem of Collectivism”