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Syrian-American Artist Husam: ‘If I Was Going to Quit, I Should Have Quit a Long Time Ago’

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What doesn’t kill you makes you a survivor is the most fitting description of Syrian-American artist Husam’s story. The D.C.-based songwriter and producer first embraced music while in college in order to process his pain, and along the way, he discovered a sense of purpose. Join contributing writer Cynthia Gross, as she connects with Husam in recognition of Arab American Heritage Month. Learn what has surprised Husam most about his career, his message to anyone who feels hampered by their trauma, and details on his forthcoming single, which was influenced by the devastating 7.8-magnitude earthquake in Syria earlier this year.

Husam Is Ready to ‘Lead a Change’ with His Most Personal Song Yet

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Recent Articles On March 12, D.C.-based alternative singer and composer, Husam, released “Lead a Change,” which is perhaps his most personal song to date. The heartbreaking and melodious track gives audiences a glimpse into abuse the Syrian American artist suffered at the hands of his father while growing up. Ultimately, the song empowers audiences to […]

Husam Gets the Last Laugh with New Single, ‘I’ll Destroy You’

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Recent Articles D.C.-based Syrian American artist Husam, a favorite at Alchemical Records, released his latest single, “I’ll Destroy You,” on October 2. The haunting, evocative track confronts the sensitive topic of child abuse head-on and reveals what it means to exact revenge. Considering the song’s delicate subject matter, listeners would expect the musical composition of […]

Syd Warwick Brings Healing Energy in Music Video for “Mercury”

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More to Watch Vancouver-based songwriter, Syd Warwick, is continuing the trek towards her debut EP Sad Astra with the second leading single “Mercury”. Combining some atmospheric (almost spooky) synthesized ambience against the gentle strumming of an acoustic guitar, the song is full of magical and surreal vibrations. “‘Mercury’ is a journey through the grief that […]