Mini Movies with "A Bridge to Mend"

I had a vision of creating a mini-movie to "A Bridge To Mend" even as I was making the music itself. I'm still very much a rookie DIY filmmaker, learning as I go... but I'm finding so much fulfillment in…

WILLOW AVAILABLE NOW

Hi everyone. :) Happy to release a solo piano piece today called "Willow", which is actually the first complete song I ever wrote on piano. It was the first song that made me truly considering giving this artist path a…

RIZIK SCORES AWARD WINNING SHORT FILM

ABOUT THE SCORE  

Dan Dobi's award winning short film You Are My Person features an original score composed by Hisham Dahud, aka Rizik.  

The musical direction was set forth by Dan Dobi's desire to create an ethereal, almost dreamlike setting…

LEVITATE OUT NOW

*FULL SCREEN recommended!*

Levitate came extremely naturally. Every layer you're hearing—pads, strings, piano, and synths—were each performed in a single take. I wanted the visual story to match that feeling of perfect randomness; shapes and ideas flowing naturally without any…

New Single 'Can You Remember' Out Now

After the unexpected success of my first two singles, I was struggling to find something to offer as an appropriate follow-up. The pressure was on, so to speak... and I wanted to give something from the heart, so I spent…

WATCH: Making of Alone Together

Join me in the studio! Here's an in-depth look at how Alone Together came to be—including both the story and production. Enjoy!

Over 100,000 Streams in a Week!

One week, one song. Imposter syndrome has gotten the best of me for nearly 10 years... but I think I just got over it today. 

And that's all it takes—one affirmation, one concrete result. 

If there was ever a time…

This Has Been the Prelude

In 2019, I took a leap of faith—to recommit as an artist.

To answer an undying call to create.

To expose, and be exposed.

If you're reading this in 2019, you've leapt with me.

I won't let you down.

This

RIZIK PERFORMS LIVE FOR THE FIRST TIME

Like they say, you gotta start somewhere.

Last night was my first ever public performance as Rizik and it couldn’t have been more fitting to share my early work amongst friends in an intimate setting, ironically in my prior home…