War and conflict inspire Somali rappe...

War and conflict inspire Somali rapper's rhymes

There are 5 comments on the XtraMSN Real Estate story from Mar 9, 2009, titled War and conflict inspire Somali rapper's rhymes. In it, XtraMSN Real Estate reports that:

Somali rapper K'naan mixes hip hop swagger with reggae and traditional music in his second album, "Troubadour," but his message is grounded in the war-torn streets of Mogadishu that he fled as a child.

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Since: Jul 07

Location hidden

#1 Mar 9, 2009
One of the best albums in the last 10 years. Its creative, intelligent, and focused. If you were to compare it to any top 40 rap music of today you couldn't. Its far superior in overall quality.

Check him out



http://www.break.com/usercontent/2009/1/K-Naa...

http://www.youtube.com/watch...
A Simple Complex

Hooksett, NH

#2 Mar 13, 2009
Entertaining review of K'naan's "Wavin' Flag"
http://www.411mania.com/music/columns/99202
CalifBlue

San Mateo, CA

#3 May 5, 2009
Dustyfoot philosopher was a master piece(songs like: In the Beginning, smile, Voices in my head, struggling, blues for the horn, My old home were among these best songs ever!!!) then again this year!K'naan suprised every one with another amazing stuff! I also heard he is currently doing a collabo with Nas& Damian Marley a song called Tribal wars, he also doing a song with Keane...can't wait to hear his new work!...peace and more inspirational music!

“Coco Fesse, the sexiest seed”

Since: Dec 08

Praslin Island-Iles Des Palmes

#4 Jun 9, 2009
Somali inspire by bob?
raaxeeye99

New Zealand

#5 Jul 26, 2009
he was inspired by hip-hop not bob marley

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