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K'NAAN
Born: Feb 1, 1978 in Mogadishu, Somalia
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Genre: R&B, Rap
Biography: Born in Mogadishu, Somalia, just as the civil unrest that rocked the country was beginning, rapper K'NAAN spent the early years of his life trying to avoid death and listening to the hip-hop records sent to him from America by his father, who had left Somalia earlier. When K'NAAN (whose name means "traveler" ...Read full biography
Country, God or the Girl
Released: 2012
Label: Octone Records
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"See, my blood's on fire, I can't help but survive" declares K'NAAN on "The Seed," the kinetic opener to this Canadian singer's 2012 effort, Country, God or the Girl, another grand step down the Wyclef ...Read full review
The Dusty Foot on the Road
Released: 2007
Label: Interdependent Media
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Live rap albums can easily become confusing messes of sound. Live African rap albums, with just a minimal backing, are like projects deliberately seeking obscurity. But K'Naan seems to have the right idea ...Read full review
More K'NAAN albums: Main Albums (4), Singles & EPs (24)
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