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Skee TV: DJ Skee Continues “Up Close” Interview With K’NAAN [Updated Video]

By richard | Posted December 21, 2010
In the first three installment of his new "Up Close" segment for Skee TV, DJ Skee hits the road with Booth favorite K'NAAN and explores the man behind...
DJ Skee,

Duck Down Studio Session: KRS-ONE & Buckshot x K’NAAN [Video]

By richard | Posted September 1, 2009
New York, NY -- This newly-released video shows Somali-Canadian emcee and Booth favorite K'naan collaborating with KRS-One & Buckshot on "Think of All...
KRS-One & Buckshot,

J. Period & K’NAAN Leak 3-Song Sneak Preview of “The Messengers” [Download]

By richard | Posted August 19, 2009
New York, NY -- Today, August 18th, Booth-acclaimed emcee K'naan and renowned DJ J.Period announced their plans to join forces for a new remix project...

K’naan Performs to Packed House at Minneapolis’ Fine Line [Exclusive]

By richard | Posted July 14, 2009
Minneapolis, MN -- K'naan is an artist that defies categorization: a singer, emcee, poet, storyteller, and, thanks in part to the breakout success of...
Red Bull Sound Select presents:
Pell - Patience (Chris Lake Remix)

Rock the Bells Exclusive Interview: K’naan [Video]

By DJ Z | Posted July 14, 2009
Chicago, IL -- In the fifth of eight exclusive video interviews shot behind the scenes at this year's Rock the Bells opener, DJ Z goes backstage with...

DJBooth.net Exclusive: Rock The Bells 2009 Opener in Chicago

By DJ Z | Posted June 28, 2009
Tinley Park, IL -- The official start of summer for children is the end of the school year.  For those who are several years removed from the days of...

K’naan to Release “Twitter Single” Assembled from Fans’ Tweets

By richard | Posted April 3, 2009
Toronto, ON -- Somali-Canadian musical trailblazer K'naan is about to collaborate with his fans in an unprecedented way -assembling a new version of...

K’naan Teams up With Beatnick & K-Salaam on “You Can’t Buy This” Mixtape [Free Download]

By richard | Posted March 5, 2009
New York, NY -- Minneapolis production duo K-Salaam & Beatnick have teamed up with Booth favorite K'naan to bring fans You Can't Buy This, a brand new...

K’NAAN Delivers Grammy Speech for 2010 Following Concert [Video]

By richard | Posted February 26, 2009
Chicago, IL -- Late last month, K'naan stepped into the Booth for an exclusive interview in anticipation of the release of his sophomore LP, Troubador...

K’naan Performs on Jimmy Kimmel; Continues Nationwide Tour

By richard | Posted February 19, 2009
Los Angeles, CA -- In a new video, Somali-Canadian rapper K'naan stops by a taping of Jimmy Kimmel Live to perform "ABCs," the lead single off his...