Danny Diablo

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Danny Diablo
Birth name Dan Singer
Also known as Lord Ezec
Genres Hip hop, Hardcore Punk
Occupation(s) Musician
Instruments Vocals
Years active 1994–present
Labels Suburban Noize Records, Hellcat Records
Associated acts Crown of Thornz, Skarhead, Icepick Daddy X
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[edit]

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.[citation needed] 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".


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

The Crackdown directed by Charles Nordeen showed the world a character named Israel Rodriguez which was based on in real life & played by Danny Diablo.

Danny provided a cameo for the music video "Off The Handle" by Adil Omar and Xzibit which is directed by Matt Alonzo. He also appeared in Adil Omar's "Star Power" alongside Penn Jillette and others.


  • The Street CD Volume 1 - 2003 U.W. Records later re-released on Countdown Records in 2007
  • Street C.D. Volume # 2 - "Danny Diablo A.K.A. Lord Ezec" 2005 on Stillborn Records
  • Hardcore 4 Life - 2005 on La Salle Records
  • Hardcore 4 The Coldhearted - 2008 on Countdown Records Double C.D.
  • Danny Diablo Vs. The Vendetta - "When Worlds Collide" - 2008 0n Sliptrick Records


Danny Diablo produces and directs under the moniker Lord Ezec. Danny produced the Skam Dust E.P. "Son Of Skarhead" in 2008 on Eulogy Recordings.