Princes of Persia, NY Press

Hypernova backstage at The Studio, Webster Hall. (PHOTO: Patrick J. Eves)

Cigarette in hand, Raam wants to light up before the interview. Seated in the courtyard of Sweetwater in Williamsburg, Raam, or King Raam—a nickname that stuck with him after throwing historic parties back home in Iran—asks the waitress for a lighter. Lead singer of Iranian quartet, Hypernova, he has a lot to say.

“My dad thinks that I think too much, that I question too much about myself,” says the singer, who, dressed all in black, admits there’s an appeal to the darker side of life. “It’s just the nature of my character.” Read entire story


~ by Tina Benitez-Eves on June 9, 2010.

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