Omar Offendum (LA/DC/Syria)

Omar Offendum is a Syrian-American MC/Producer – born in Saudi Arabia, raised in Washington DC, and currently living in Los Angeles. He started his musical career as half of The N.O.M.A.D.S. duo, one of the first pairings of Arab- and African-American MCs. Later, Omar co-produced the critically-acclaimed “FREE-THE-P” mixtape, a fundraising effort in support of Palestine, and participated in “The Arab Summit” project, with Iraqi-Canadian MC The Narcicyst and others. As an educator and speaker, Omar co-authored the “Brooklyn Beats 2 Beirut Streets” performance-lecture, and has been featured on several major news outlets, including BBC, ABC News, and Aljazeera). As an artist-activist, Omar has helped raise thousands of dollars for humanitarian relief organizations and toured the world to promote his music. Offendum is currently working on his upcoming solo release, “Syriana-americanA”.

Behind-the-scenes with Offendum in the studio, distinguishing himself from “too many Arab brothers writin with a thirst for some semblance of acceptance in Western press”.

Offendum in DC, takin it back to “the capital of the Old World, Damascus”.

  1. July 9, 2010 at 10:00 am

    Honestly I’m speechless.

    Omar Offendum is somethin… God bless*

  2. Staci Lopez
    May 26, 2011 at 1:07 am

    I have just recently been blessed to stumble upon your work and I am inspired and many questions for some projects I am working on. May I contact you?

  1. June 23, 2010 at 3:27 am
  2. July 11, 2010 at 12:47 pm

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