Malik is a lindy hop/jazz dancer, teacher and performer from Istanbul, Turkey. He loves to explore different styles of jazz dancing; to a variety of music from different jazz eras. Malik is part of the team from Turkey as often competes/performs with Zeynep Oral and with his brother Deniz; the other half of the "Kucumen Brothers". He is also part of a Bebop style performance group called “T-Bop” and loves to switch styles when he feels like it. Lately Malik started creating and teaching together with Irene Ragusini.