Danny Diablo

Danny Diablo
Birth name Dan Singer
Also known as Lord Ezec
Genres Hip hop, Hardcore Punk, Rapcore
Occupation(s) Musician
Instruments Vocals
Years active 1994–present
Labels Suburban Noize Records, Hellcat Records
Associated acts Crown of Thornz, Skarhead, Icepick, Transplants, La Coka Nostra, Daddy X, James Ismean, The ShotBlockers
Website www.dannydiablo.com

Danny Diablo a.k.a. Lord Ezec is an underground recording artist focusing mainly in the worlds of hardcore punk and hip hop. He has fronted the hardcore bands Crown of Thornz and Skarhead and is known for his heavily tattooed image and his Queens-bred thug lifestyle.

Early life

Dan Singer was born in Manhattan, New York. He was the first of three children of a Puerto Rican woman from the East River Houses of Spanish Harlem and a Brooklyn-born, Polish-Jewish beat cop from her neighborhood.

Danny was a street kid who started writing graffiti at an early age and made a name for himself on the streets as a tough guy. His street name or graffiti tag was Lord Ezec.

Danny was stabbed with an 8-inch screwdriver and almost died in 1993. He was almost charged by the court because of the beating the stabber took. He spent almost two months at St. Vincent's Hospital in Manhattan.

Diablo was also arrested for attempted murder in 1998 and swore to change his life with music when he was released.

Diablo is a father to his son Dillinger Moses Singer who was born December 10, 2008. Dillinger's mother is Natasha Nicholson, who is also a singer, model and songwriter. Natasha Nicholson's father is Michael Horse, an American Indian musician, actor, jeweler, painter, sculptor and activist.


Danny has done modeling for many clothing companies. He has been in numerous magazines on covers and in ads. He is now working with Tribal Clothing, Joker Clothing, and Methods NYC, and has a clothing company called "Lord Ezec Street Wear" & is part of the clothing line "Hatewear".


Singer has been in full-length movies, shorts and has directed and starred in several music videos.

In 2008 criminal drama action movie "The Crack Down" directed, written and produced by Charles Nordeen, Singer played a character named Israel Rodriguez which was based on his real-life personality.[1]



Year Album title Tracks quantity Label [2]
2003 (re-issued in 2007) The Street CD Volume 1 20 COUNT
March 22, 2005 Street C.D. Volume # 2 (as Danny Diablo a.k.a. Lord Ezec, hosted by D.J. Cos) 26 Stillborn Records
October 11, 2005 Hardcore 4 Life E.P. 6 La Salle Records
August 14, 2007 Thugcore 4 Life 12 Suburban Noize
August 29, 2008 Hardcore 4 The Coldhearted 55 Countdown Records
March 13, 2008 When Worlds Collide (as Danny Diablo Vs. The Vendetta) 12 Swell Creek
October 6, 2009 International Hardcore Superstar 15 Epitaph / Hellcat Records
2012 The Blood Of Eden 20 Durty Mick Records / ILL-ROC Records
June 8, 2016[3] Dollerz Make Sense 10 Knives Out Records[4]

With Crown Of Thornz

With Matty Pasta, Brett Evans, Laurens Kusters as Skarhead

With Jamey Jasta, Wayne Lozinak, Frank Novinec as Icepick

With Skriptkeeper, Tony Slippaz as FTW

With Wilding Incident

Guest appearances [7]

Year Song Artist Album
2001 "Unified" Biohazard, Roger Miret, Puerto Rican Mike Uncivilization
2002 "D.R.E.A.M." Transplants Transplants
2004 "Spit My Rage" Terror, Jamie Jasta One With The Underdogs
"Watch Your Back" Necro The Pre-Fix For Death
2005 "Unstoppable" Subzero The Suffering Of Man
2007 "Put 'Em Up" Big B More To Hate
2008 "Nothing To Prove" H2O Nothing To Prove
"Desperados" Riviera Regime, Necro Real Soldierz Ride
2013 "Go Fuck Yourself" Deez Nutz Bout It!


Singer co-produced and executive produces of some of his own songs and albums under the moniker Lord Ezec. In 2008, Singer produced the entire Skam Dust's "Son Of Skarhead" EP for Eulogy Recordings and also made additional vocal appearances along with Natasha Nicholson, Ceekay Jones, Jay R, Grizz, Prince Metropolitan.[8]


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