his big break through worldwide came for him in 2010 with the coco-cola celebration mix of his song “wavin’ flag” which was the promotional anthem for the fifa world cup.

k’naan had not the easiest childhood by leving in somalia during the civil war but later in live he moved to canada where he followed down the hip hop road of music with a mix of reggae and a healthy light influence of the somalin music / ethiopian jazz. his style is brining a refreshing sound to the stage which makes it easy to listen to as in his newest single “hurt me tomorrow”: