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