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The World to Come (Cover Art) & release date revealed!

You can purchase my debut self-produced album #TheWorldtoCome on May 15th. I will share the links then! It will be available for purchase via @iTunes & streamable via @AppleMusic @Spotify @TIDAL & more. Donโ€™t forget to also watch the video for #Lavash – the single off the album, below! You can also here the secondContinue reading “The World to Come (Cover Art) & release date revealed!”

Danny K live with NIKO IS & friends at Red Lion’s Pub Orlando

Man I’m humbled to take the stage with these magnificent musicians of all manifestations. Thanks for giving me the opportunity to share my sufi revelations with you // special thanks to Red Lion Pub for having us:

Uncovering My Personal Legend: A Journey for Self-Actualization Amidst Chimerical Wish Fantasies

There are so many opportunities I, and many like me, were denied due to institutional obstacles for immigrants, even one like me, who has lived in the US since he was 6. That was in 1996. It’s now 2016, and I’m 28. I still have no status anywhere except Syria, my home country, which forContinue reading “Uncovering My Personal Legend: A Journey for Self-Actualization Amidst Chimerical Wish Fantasies”

[Throwback] – Afraid to be King

To celebrate this wonderful day, I’d like to give you guys a flashback to one of my favorite songs. Remember, “Afraid to be King”? That sample though!

PSA: Danny K!

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!”

A Legacy of Liberalism in the Middle East – Between the Orient and the Occident

Islamic liberalism is not a myth, but to assume that it seeks to mimic the West, ignores that the West itself has shortcomings in the realm of authentic liberalism. It becomes difficult to gauge really what is the so-called problem ailing the Middle East, when one does so from a perspective shaped by Occidentalism –Continue reading “A Legacy of Liberalism in the Middle East – Between the Orient and the Occident”

Yervant

“He who is conceited cheats himself.” A quote from my grandfather Yervant, a truly magnificent spirit in all his splendor. He came to this country in 1920 to study at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), the first ever Armenian-Syrian to do so, but was unable to stay due to troubles at home. I dedicate myContinue reading “Yervant”

Reading the Trump Card

Donald Trump has amassed quite the voterย base. This doesn’t come as a surprise to those of us who understand the historical roots of racism in America. For those who are in denial about it, it appears more difficult to grasp. Let us remember that today, minorities suffer the worst economic hardships in America. Public servicesContinue reading “Reading the Trump Card”

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