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Omar Offendum

October 3 - October 24, 2016

Acclaimed Syrian American hip-hop artist Omar Offendum will be Shangri La’s Artist in Residence from October 3 through October 24, 2016. Based in Los Angeles, Offendum is known for his unique blend of hip-hop and Arabic poetry. He has been featured on prominent world news outlets, performed at a number of prestigious academic and cultural institutions, and helped support the philanthropic causes of relief agencies. A graduate of the University of Virginia’s School of Architecture, Offendum has been able to carve a distinct path for himself as a thoughtful entertainer able to speak to a multitude of relevant issues and diverse global audiences over the course of his decade-long career.

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