News in Review K'naan: A Canadian Sings for the World

News in Review K'naan: A Canadian Sings for the World

He was born in the war-ravaged African country of Somalia. As a teenager he survived the mean streets in Toronto. Now K’naan is a global singing sensation, and his song, Wavin' Flag, is the official song of this summer’s world soccer championship in South Africa. In this News in Review story we’ll go on the road with K’naan, and ask him how his turbulent life has influenced his music and his message.

  • 2010
  • 00:15:25
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 05/15/2010
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May 2010
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K’Naan [LCSH] Rap musicians -- Canada -- Biography [LCSH] Rap (Music) -- Canada -- History and criticism [LCSH] Somali Canadians -- Biography [CSH] Arts -- Study and teaching [LCSH] Music [LCSH]
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Carla Robinson (Host), Adrienne Arsenault (Journalist)
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