Foad Manghouly (born on June 3, 1987) known also as Foad Manshadi is a recording artist, musician, rapper, blogger, and social activist residing in Los Angeles, California. Foad uses his music as a forum for bringing light to social justice issues, including poverty, sexism, homophobia, and theocracy. His music serves as a forum for his feelings and ideas and is inspired by world music.