K’Naan: The Troubadour

Somalian born poet, emcee, lover and fighter K’naan is readying the release of his sophomore album Troubadour. I find K’naan’s strength as a writer in his ability to tell stories. Like all great emcees (most notably Slick Rick), K’naan grounds his work in personal stories of struggle and triumph. Initially, I dismissed K’naan for songs … Continue reading

Rocked The Bells

Wow, what an epic weekend…I’m still in recovery mode. The truth is I couldn’t make it to Rock The Bells (my pockets are hurting right now) but I managed to hit up the after party at Mezzanine with my girls. We arrived before midnight to get our money’s worth ($15, you feel me?). After a 20 minute … Continue reading