This week we happily welcomed Juno Award winner and A&M/Octone Records recording artist K’NAAN to the facility for the recording of several songs.
K’NAAN is a Somali-Canadian rapper, musician, writer, and poet. K’NAAN’s music is a direct reflection of his Somalia background and political views. His lyrics speak about the harsh situations facing Somalia and his calling to end the violence. In 2006, K’NAAN won the Juno Award for Rap Recording of the Year. His song, “ABC’s”, off his newly released studio album Troubadour has been featured on the video game Madden NFL 09. K’NAAN has worked with several artists such as Nelly Furtado, The Roots, Mos Def, Dead Prez , Damian Marley, MetallicaÌs Kirk Hammett, and many more.
K’NAAN is currently on tour. For tour dates check out K’NAAN’s Myspace.