Atlanta, GA-- Somalian-born, Canadian-raised rapper
, whose recent single, "
," was praised by DJBooth members for its authentic depiction of the hardships faced by African youth, has joined forces with emcee
Polo Perks Is Building a Future From Pieces of the Past
We talk to the Surf Gang artist about microdosing alternative music in his raps.
for a live performance of "My God," available for free download
K'naan's sophomore album,
, is scheduled for a January '09 release, and fans should tune in to the
BET Hip-Hop Awards
this Thursday, October 23rd at 8:00 PM, to see the artist's US television debut.