K'NAAN Songs

Editor's Pick
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... More
Posted on Oct 18, 2012
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K'NAAN
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... More
Posted on Aug 14, 2012
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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,... More
Posted on Aug 04, 2012
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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... More
Posted on May 02, 2012
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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... More
Posted on Feb 05, 2012
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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... More
Posted on Jan 24, 2012
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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... More
Posted on Jan 19, 2012
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Nas & Damian Marley
Featuring: Nas | Damian Marley | K'NAAN
If you haven’t yet signed up for Nas and Damian Marley’s African tour, there’s no need to worry; even though their recent Booth features As We Enter and Strong Will Continue have caught fire,... More
Posted on Apr 27, 2010
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Chin Injeti
Featuring: K'NAAN
People who claim in seriousness to be one hundred percent real, one hundred percent of the time are either lying or just not watching themselves very closely – in truth, we all rock a variety of... More
Posted on Mar 25, 2010
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K'NAAN
Artist: K'NAAN
Pop icon Nelly Furtado was discussing her favorite artists in a recent interview when K’NAAN’s name happened to come up. Almost word for word, she said, “You know how a lot of artists suck these... More
Posted on Mar 16, 2010
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K'NAAN
Artist: K'NAAN
Since Day ‘n’ Nite catapulted Kid CuDi to pop stardom, big names and unknowns alike have been bombarding the ‘net with their own renditions of the sleeper hit—which we’ve... More
Posted on Jun 01, 2009
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K-Salaam & Beatnick
Featuring: K'NAAN | Buckshot
It’s always great to see Booth-approved artists and beatsmiths working together.  In this case, K-Salaam and Beatnick, the Minneapolis up-and-comers who recently impressed our readers with... More
Posted on Feb 08, 2009
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K'NAAN
Artist: K'NAAN
Song: Somalia
Though K’naan currently resides in Toronto, if you ask him which locale he represents, he’ll tell you he represents his birthplace of Somalia all the way. Like many other African nations,... More
Posted on Dec 21, 2008
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K'NAAN
Artist: K'NAAN
Song: ABCs
Talk about Mama Africa: Somalian-born and Canadian-raised emcee K’Naan truly represents one of the most war-ravaged sections of his home continent. The “Dusty Philosopher” has seen firsthand the... More
Posted on Oct 14, 2008
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K'NAAN
Artist: K'NAAN
Don’t strain yourself trying to figure out what K’naan is singing in his new single Soobax; some sections (including the chorus) are not in English.  With a half African, half reggae... More
Posted on Apr 22, 2008
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