K’naan
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Reviews // 5 Articles
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//Features

The Best 60 Albums of 2009
17 Dec 2009 // 4:00 PM

PopMatters presents our 60 best albums of 2009, highlighted by a bevy of American indie rock juggernauts, the return of a hip-hop master, and a couple of the finest voices on the planet.

Thank You for Talkin' to Me Africa
16 Nov 2006 // 10:00 AM

Three globally successful African hip-hop artists are spreading the word about change on a continent that is often overlooked.

//Columns

The Dusty Foot Philosopher Kicks Up America
27 Aug 2008 // 6:00 PM

K'Naan stood on stage, drum in hand, focused on the two instruments that comprise and compose the totality of African storytelling: the voice and the drum.

//Reviews

K'naan: Country, God or the Girl
15 Oct 2012 // 6:05 PM

It’s his fierce intelligence as a lyrical predator that redeems his stylish poses. It’s precisely when the listener lets his guard down that K’naan pounces.

Global Citizen Festival: 29 September 2012 - New York (Photos)
11 Oct 2012 // 12:52 AM

While countless numbers watched the stream online, nearly 60,000 people attended the Global Citizen Festival, a concert designed to create awareness of the global poverty issue.

//Blogs

K'naan + Wale: 11.April.2010 - Chicago
27 Apr 2010 // 1:00 AM

Backed by a live band, K'naan rapped tight and globally wise rhymes that blend Rakim's sophistication with Eminem-esque wit before a sold out crowd at Chicago's Metro.

Mos Def and K'Naan Live on "Austin City Limits" (videos)
17 Jan 2010 // 8:25 PM

The musical event of the week on TV had to be the Austin City Limits appearance of two of the world's best rappers, the incomparable

//News

From Mogadishu to Mos Def: Somalia native K'Naan gives new meaning to hard-core rap
12 Aug 2008 // 1:37 AM

Like a lot of things that we Americans complain about, Minnesota winters aren't so bad in the view of Somalian hip-hop star K'Naan. "I remember

//Mixed media
//Blogs

The Moving Pixels Podcast Looks at the Scenic Vistas and Human Drama of 'Firewatch'

// Moving Pixels

"This week we consider the beautiful world that Campo Santo has built for us to explore and the way that the game explores human relationships through its protagonist's own explorations within that world.

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