The track list for Chimes of Freedom was just released and it looks INCREDIBLE! Its going to be 4 discs of amazing artists covering Bob Dylan, including ADELE, Ke$ha, Sting and of course K'NAAN who is doing…
Check out K'NAANs "World of Betters" page. Where several people along with K'NAAN talk about what they would do to make someone's day better, along with what the World of Betters project is. Other artists like Alecia Keys and Sunidhi Chauhan have also gotten involved. It seems like an awesome…
K'NAAN along with other celebrities (Shaq, Kardinal, Joe Jonas and More) were recently a part of the Take the Vow of Silence movement. The goal of this movement is to raise awareness for children who are not given basic rights by being silent for 24 hours. Check the video out or go to their…
Just found this amazing series of videos about why various donors give. It includes a video from Bill Clinton and one from K'NAAN. It's great to see how passionate about giving to others they are. To view the video's click… Continue
This Saturday K'NAAN along with Bono and Edge, Lady Gaga, Kenny Chesney, Juanes and Usher, will be performing at the Clinton Foundation Concert in celebration of the 10 year anniversary of The Clinton Foundation. There will be a live feed of the concert at Yahoo! I am extremely excited for the concert as well as the cause.… Continue
This video which was just released shows a lot of celebrities (including K'NAAN) fight against something that shouldn't exist. Famine is the new "F-Word", celebrities such as George Clooney, Bono, Mayor Bloomberg, Jessica Alba and many more got together and created this video to show people that everyone has to help, not just donate money, in order to STOP famine. They truly are… Continue
Bill Clinton and K'NAAN at the closing of the Clinton Global Initiative meetings. This really shows the difference that K'NAAN is making, especially in Somalia. K'NAAN has worked extremely hard to try and help the people of Somalia and I truly believe that it is working. The fact that Bill Clinton is there acknowledging K'NAAN and his work really shows how much K'NAAN is doing. Check it out by… Continue
Added by Ty Applebaum on September 27, 2011 at 3:38pm —
Just saw this amazing article in the New York Times written by K'NAAN. It's about his upbringing and his recent trip back to Somalia. It's an amazing article and he did an excellent job writing it. Everyone should check it out by clicking… Continue
Cool article written about K'NAAN's recent performance at the opening day of the CIGI Campus...the article notes that K'NAAN fans were, "visibly excited by their proximity to the famous musician, who ran through the group delivering encouraging high-fives at the end of the performance." Pretty sweet to see someone that has achieved success but still remains humble...
The Yellow Jackets a cappella group from The University of Rochester performed Wavin' Flag on the first week of The Sing Off. The Group actually raised funds for a trip to Africa where they stayed for 3 weeks teaching music to students in the village of Maseno. To read the article about their trip to Africa,… Continue
Added by jexxica lee on September 20, 2011 at 10:47am —
It is easy to live in the little bubble of America and not realize the severity of the situations going on overseas. Before the internet, it was easy to stay unaware of what was going on in the world, but with the booming global society we live in today, ignoring others anguish is NOT an option! I believe that even if there is nothing… Continue
Added by jexxica lee on September 13, 2011 at 12:45pm —
Right after K'NAAN got back from visiting Somalia, to try and help those who are impoverished within the country and its surrounding area, he went to the Toronto Film Festival (with Bono!) to try and convince people that something needed to be done. K'NAAN also announced that he will establish a fund to help with famine relief… Continue
Added by Elvis on September 12, 2011 at 5:00pm —
Now thru Sept 9, get 1/2 priced tix to see K'NAAN at Canada's Walk of Fame Festival in Toronto, ON on October 1st, with special guests Bedouin Soundclash. Go to: www.masseyhall.com/promo and enter promo code "KNAAN1". Or call 416-872-4255.
As many have already commented on, K'NAAN has appeared on various news programs over the last few weeks, sharing his unique perspective on the Famine in Somalia. He has just returned to his native land for the first time since his family fled Somalia in 1993)to help raise awareness and relief funding for millions of starving people. This morning,… Continue
One of my favourite tracks off of the album Troubadour. I came up with this concept; I wish it could have been better ,but i'm still in the process of learning the software. Check it out, and hope you guys enjoy.
Added by Murtaza on July 18, 2011 at 9:30am —
I got wayyy too excited when I heard the chorus of this song come on my TV screen. In the new commercial for the HTC Sensation 4G, Maria Aragon (the little girl who gained fame singing Lady Gaga's 'Born This Way' ),