K'NAAN - Best New Songs, Albums, & Features

Listen to the best new songs and albums from K'NAAN as well as features written by the DJ Booth Staff. Last updated on January 20, 2014

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There are a million languages, but hip-hop speaks them all. It might be hard to believe that in just a few decades hip-hop has gone from a New York basement to a movement that reaches even the farthest corners of the world.... More
Posted 10 months ago
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K’NAAN ft. Bono - Bulletproof Pride Artwork
Artist: K'NAAN
As internationally-known pop megastars and prominent commentators on world politics, it was inevitable that K’NAAN and Bono would eventually find themselves on a record together. On album standout and future single... More
Posted 2 years ago
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K’NAAN - Country, God, or the Girl Cover
Artist: K'NAAN
Fresh off making his return to record store shelves and radio airwaves with January's acclaimed More Beautiful Than Silence EP, Somali-Canadian hip-hop star and activist K'NAAN has released the full-length follow-up to 2009... More
Posted 2 years ago
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Artist: K'NAAN
Just days after hitting us with the music video for single Hurt Me Tomorrow, Somali-born rapper K’NAAN continues to highlight the record with the release of Hurt Me Tomorrow (Blown Out Cassette Remix). Both versions... More
Posted 2 years ago
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K’NAAN - Hurt Me Tomorrow Artwork
Artist: K'NAAN
In 34 years on this Earth, K’NAAN‘s seen more trouble and strife than most of us will, hopefully, in our lifetimes. I mean, the man did live in Mogadishu during the Somali Civil War. Love, however, is the great... More
Posted 2 years ago
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K’NAAN ft. Nas - Nothing to Lose (Elev8tor Remix) Artwork
Artist: K'NAAN
Featuring: Nas
Originally featured back in January, Nothing to Lose received positive reader reviews for K’NAAN and guest spitter Nas’ on-point lyrical content, but some felt that the poppy chorus detracted from its impact.... More
Posted 2 years ago
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K’NAAN - More Beautiful Than Silence Cover
Artist: K'NAAN
Americans think the world ends at the sands of the California shore and the boardwalk of Coney Island, especially when it comes to hip-hop. Rappers from outside the 50 states are thought of as good (for a foreign guy) at best... More
Posted 2 years ago
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K’NAAN - Better Artwork
Artist: K'NAAN
Song: Better
Thought Nothing to Lose and Is Anybody Out There?, the previously-featured singles off K’NAAN‘s new EP, were dope? Well, number three is Better. As in, that’s its title—as for whether it’s superior,... More
Posted 2 years ago
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K’NAAN ft. Nelly Furtado - Is Anybody Out There? Artwork
Artist: K'NAAN
Featuring: Nelly Furtado
Update: Click “Listen Now” above to watch K’NAAN’s “Is Anybody Out There?” video. With his rise to prominence over the last several years, K’NAAN has demonstrated himself to be much... More
Posted 2 years ago
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K’NAAN ft. Nas - Nothing to Lose Artwork
Artist: K'NAAN
Featuring: Nas
Mixing introspective street rhymes with a ballad style chorus isn’t anything new in hip-hop. This style allows for worthy lyrics to escape prior to the sing-a-long hook that begs to get stuck in the heads of the... More
Posted 2 years ago
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