I am from North Afghanistan. Although there is no such thing as North or South Afghanistan but when I look at the state of my country right now, I am assured that Afghanistan is already a psychologically divided nation – a division along ethnic lines of the Pashtuns who claim to be the majority and […]Read more "Afghanistan and the Pashtun Entitlement"
I normally don’t release singles on global music platforms such as iTunes, Amazon, Tidal & Co. but here’s a little #EDMA just in time for Ramadan 2016. My new track ‘Smash’ now available on iTunes! Make sure to follow #EDMA on all social media channels below: Official Shuja Rabbani Website: http://www.shujarabbani.com Official Shuja Rabbani Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/shujarabbani/ […]Read more "New Single ‘Smash’ Out TODAY!"
Here’s a pick of three of my favorite quotes from the legendary Muhammad Ali: “The man who views the world at 50 the same as he did at 20 has wasted 30 years of his life.” – Muhammad Ali “Service to others is the rent you pay for your room here on earth.” – Muhammad […]Read more "Muhammad Ali: The Famous Quotes"
The incident in Cincinnati zoo with the four year old boy going to the gorilla enclosure received headlines around the world last week. The raw footage that was being shared on social media was storming up even more reactions than one would initially expect. Nevertheless, anyone who saw some of the uncensored video clips of […]Read more "The Boy and the Gorilla: A Moral Dilemma"
While on holiday in Thailand just a few weeks ago, I was shocked to return to the hotel where I was staying at and seeing my Twitter feed swamped with hate messages. It’s not uncommon for me to experience frequent trolling by a specific group of Afghan Twitter users due to my extreme point of […]Read more "When Bad Journalism Meets Bad Intentions"
In March 2001, Taliban destroyed the historic Buddha statues in the beautiful province of Bamiyan in Afghanistan. Taliban may have taken the Buddha statues away from Afghanistan but a few weeks ago when I was in Thailand, I made sure I induct a piece of Afghanistan to be part of the giant white Buddha in […]Read more "EDMA in Thailand: Bringing a Piece of Afghanistan to the Land of Buddha"
Over the past two weeks, I’ve been on a road trip of a lifetime. From Dubai to Los Angeles (by plane, of course!), onward to San Francisco, Yosemite National Park, Las Vegas, Hoover Dam, Grand Canyon, Antelope Canyon, Horseshoe Bend, Monument Valley, Death Valley, Denver, and finally Washington DC. Here’s some pictures from the trip. […]Read more "#EDMA in USA – Road Trip"