Music

K’naan Ft. Bono – “Bulletproof Pride”

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You can probably count on one hand the number of Hip-Hop artists with the pedigree to score a collaboration with Bono, and though K'naan might not be one of the names that immediately pops to mind, it does make total sense.

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On K’naan, “Hurt Me Tomorrow” & Chasing the Radio

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The beauty behind the success of K’naan’s international hit <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hMo9vNVkPOs">“Wavin’ Flag”</a> was in its unexpectedness.

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K’NAAN’S 'Hurt Me Tomorrow' Lyric Video Is Basically An Adorable Puppet Show

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Earlier this month, we <a href="http://www.uproxx.com/music/2012/05/knaans-new-single-hurt-me-tomorrow/">introduced you to “Hurt Me Tomorrow,”</a> the excellent first single from K’NAAN’S much-anticipated album, Country, God, or The Girl, due out in July.

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K’naan Feat.Nas – “Nothing To Lose (Elev8tor Remix)” (Prod. By Rashad)

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<a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/tag/nas">Nas</a> has had his share of sharp-tongued guest verses over the past few months, but one appearance that perhaps deserves a bit more shine is his drop on "Nothing to Lose," a track off the recent <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/tag/knaan">K'naan</a> EP, More Beautiful Than Silence.

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K’NAAN's New Single, 'Hurt Me Tomorrow'

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<a href="http://www.uproxx.com/music/2012/05/knaans-new-single-hurt-me-tomorrow/attachment/knaan/" rel="attachment wp-att-68319"></a>In July, Somalian-born, Canadian-based rapper K’NAAN -- who learned to speak English by listening to Nas and was inspired to make music by Bob Marley -- will release his highly anticipated third album, Country, God, or the Girl.

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K’Naan Feat. Nas – “Nothing To Lose” Video

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Isn't it nice to see Nas popping up twice in one day.

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Skee.TV Gets “Up Close” To K’Naan

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<a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2010/10/knaan-delivers-as-centerpiece-to-coca-colas-300-million-dollar-world-cup-ad-campaign"> K'Naan hasn't exactly made your typical rapper buzz bombs in 2010 but make no mistake of his grind since dropping Troubadour on you </a><a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2010/01/the-most-slept-on-hip-hop-albums-of-2009">sleepers</a> last year.

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K’Naan Comes Through For Coke

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<a href="http://www.fastcompany.com/magazine/150/waving-the-flag.html?page=0%2C0"> Off-guard was an understatement in regards to how I felt upon hearing my day job boss bring up <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/tag/knaan">K'Naan</a> in casual conversation.

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8.5 The Cooler

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Cynietra Eminem Not Happy About VMA Nomination [About] Former NFL Players Suing EA Sports [With Leather] Trill Classics: Bun B On Making His Key Records [Complex] Little Fockers Hoping Dustin Hoffman Will Make It Not Sock [FilmDrunk] Ha Ha, Tony Robbins Got Canceled [Warming Glow] Music [...].

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4.18 The Cooler

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<a href="http://www.thedailybeast.com/cheat-sheet/item/how-much-will-icelands-volcano-cost/impact/"> Courtney Dominguez How Much Will the Volcano Cost? <a href="http://www.thedailybeast.com/cheat-sheet/item/how-much-will-icelands-volcano-cost/impact/">[The Daily Beast]</a> Game Vs The Alchemist <a href="http://hiphop-n-more.com/2010/04/game-vs-the-alchemist/">[HHNM]</a> Coachella 2010: Why Jay-Z Is Still Hungry.

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Video: Mos Def Performs “Umi Says” On Austin City Limits

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While public access television is probably one of those things LC enjoys, it's never been my thing.

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Pillow Talk 2K9: The Most Slept-On Hip-Hop Albums Of 2009

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This 2009 Slept-On list covers the gamut of artists in the Hip-Hop realm.

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J. Period & K’Naan – The Messengers Episode 3: Bob Dylan

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Fresh update & part of your Tuesday music via <a href="http://www.jperiod.com/knaan">J. Period's site</a>.

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J. Period x K’naan – The Messengers EP

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I could note how long I slept on K'Naan (||), his album <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2009/03/people-like-me-review-of-knaans-troubadour">Troubadour</a> and the rest of his deep catalog.

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Beatnick & K Salaam – Where The Streets Have No Name Mixtape

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Production Powerhouse Beatnick & K-Salaam have teamed up with tastemaker Hip-Hop blog <a href="http://illroots.com/">illroots.com</a> & the top music stream site on the web <a href="http://www.imeem.com/">imeem.com</a>, to bring you an eclectic groundbreaking Hip-Hop compilation album with a strong message, featuring the duo’s innovative and flawless production as the backdrop for street anthems from the likes of Lil' Wayne, Bun B, Young Buck, Talib Kweli, K’naan, U-N-I, Colin Munroe, tabi bonney, Demarco, & much more… Link and track list ahead.

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“Dayless Night”

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Plenty of cats proclaim to carry their city on their backs, a lofty idea to say the least.

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Video: 2009 NFL Draft Spot Featuring K’Naan’s “Dreamer”

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Hip-Hop has been getting major attention from professional sports as of late and it's been an incredible look.

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The Week That Was: If You Blinked, You Missed It

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In another fast-paced week here @ TSS, we (hopefully) lived up to <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2009/03/if-your-favorite-blogs-were-rappers">our top ranking status</a> by covering most of the bases of all things involving the culture.




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