Somali Rappers Defy Bullets, Death Threats for Mogadishu Concert

Mar 28, 2013 Full story: The Skanner 55

The jarring sounds of war have longed echoed over Mogadishu. Now it's time for music to rock the Somali capital.

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“turn back the hands of time”

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#1 Mar 28, 2013
Rap concert in Mogadishu?? Au revoir Al Shabaab, hello Nabad iyo Niiko.
waqooyi

Doha, Qatar

#2 Mar 29, 2013
INSEARCH_OF wrote:
Rap concert in Mogadishu?? Au revoir Al Shabaab, hello Nabad iyo Niiko.
ma mashruucii baa halkaa kaa galayh,shaqo fiican maad raadsatid??Rape ku lahaa??miyaanad la socon in Niikadu hada bilaash tahay??

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#3 Mar 29, 2013
waqooyi wrote:
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ma mashruucii baa halkaa kaa galayh,shaqo fiican maad raadsatid??Rape ku lahaa??miyaanad la socon in Niikadu hada bilaash tahay??
saxarcoon aka saxarla why did you hijack waqooyi´s nick? loool, nabad iyo niiko in mogadishu..u mad?

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#4 Mar 31, 2013
I hope this is an joke.

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#5 Mar 31, 2013
Ancient Prince wrote:
I hope this is an joke.
no it was even on cnn, nabad iyo niiko =)

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#6 Mar 31, 2013
Nabad iyo niiko? We'll see about that. Filthy west African culture will be eradicated from the blessed shrine of Mogadishu at the hands of Arab $$.

'We getting that Ayraaaab money!

“He who is brave , is free”

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#7 Mar 31, 2013
i always loved waayaha cusub and their political rap tunes attacking ethiopia and al shabab , i hope they stick to their rapping style and not make dumbed down music !

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#8 Apr 1, 2013
Biography wrote:
Nabad iyo niiko? We'll see about that. Filthy west African culture will be eradicated from the blessed shrine of Mogadishu at the hands of Arab $$.
'We getting that Ayraaaab money!
really? waayaha cusub just performed a rap Concert in Mogadishu, while you are still in Canada waiting for your next Welfare cheque =)
thehassanabdi

UK

#9 Apr 1, 2013
INSEARCH_OF wrote:
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really? waayaha cusub just performed a rap Concert in Mogadishu, while you are still in Canada waiting for your next Welfare cheque =)
Were they singing in Oromo?

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#10 Apr 1, 2013
INSEARCH_OF wrote:
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really? waayaha cusub just performed a rap Concert in Mogadishu, while you are still in Canada waiting for your next Welfare cheque =)
So lol? I don't live in Canada either, but I heard they do benefits in Sweden though that you're claiming.
Anwar

Ashburn, VA

#11 Apr 2, 2013
Biography wrote:
Nabad iyo niiko? We'll see about that. Filthy west African culture will be eradicated from the blessed shrine of Mogadishu at the hands of Arab $$.
'We getting that Ayraaaab money!
You have a shrine for a picture of an arab penis in your bedroom, abeed.

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#12 Apr 2, 2013
Anwar wrote:
<quoted text> You have a shrine for a picture of an arab penis in your bedroom, abeed.
Abeed? Lol, that's not even the right word 'Anwar' sad troll. Get a life.
Anwar

Ashburn, VA

#13 Apr 2, 2013
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Abeed? Lol, that's not even the right word 'Anwar' sad troll. Get a life.
Baria

“Somali? of course.”

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#14 Apr 2, 2013
Biography wrote:
Nabad iyo niiko? We'll see about that. Filthy west African culture will be eradicated from the blessed shrine of Mogadishu at the hands of Arab $$.
'We getting that Ayraaaab money!
F#!ck arab money, we should make our own, awesome valuta instead of dirham, dinar and shilling.

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#15 Apr 2, 2013
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F#!ck arab money, we should make our own, awesome valuta instead of dirham, dinar and shilling.
valuta? What's that?

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#16 Apr 2, 2013
Biography wrote:
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valuta? What's that?
Oh. Sorry, i used a danish word; it should have been ''Currency''=)

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#17 Apr 2, 2013
Ancient Prince wrote:
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Oh. Sorry, i used a danish word; it should have been ''Currency''=)
LOL! Danish sounds like dessert. I buy apple danish alot from Greggs. I'm assuming it's the language of Denmark.
Berberi

Oslo, Norway

#18 Apr 2, 2013
Where is the video of that Rap? I hope there is no Niiko in the show. Niiko is not our culture.

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#19 Apr 3, 2013
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LOL! Danish sounds like dessert. I buy apple danish alot from Greggs. I'm assuming it's the language of Denmark.
I think Gregg is an danish place i don't remember where :-) but this language is scary wallahi, i hope to go back to Somalia when it's peacefull and my own language.:-)

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#20 Apr 3, 2013
Ancient Prince wrote:
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I think Gregg is an danish place i don't remember where :-) but this language is scary wallahi, i hope to go back to Somalia when it's peacefull and my own language.:-)
European languages sound primitive lol apart from English.

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