Canadian-Somali Rapper K’Naan

With a hat tip to Africa is a Country who introduced me to the Somali rapper K’Naan who lives in Canada. Once again we find an interesting melange ranging from reggae (Bob Marley influence), rap and poetry. His aunt is Magool, one of the most famous singers in Somali who performed for one of the largest concerns in Somali history. As with many refugees to North America, he spent some time as a cab driver in NYC. Believe it or not, he taught himselve English basically through rap (listen to the interview below):

check out his music below:


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