Yazan Fahmawi is a self-taught musician of Palestinian lineage, born and bred in New York, who has had a 20-year, long-distance relationship with the Memphis music scene. He uses his music practice to amplify a social consciousness and to encourage others to find their creative practice. Yazan has recorded and released several full-length albums with Shoulder Tap records and the album Hahaha with Exploding in Sound Records in 2018. He has toured and performed in Europe and the US and collaborated with a long list of individuals and bands.

“I sing and amplify my voice to communicate glimpses of a wholesome, sustainable vision for humanity, and I compose to color the world with my notions of beauty and harmony.”