A&M / Octone recording artist K'NAAN drops by the JAM'N 94.5 Artist Lounge!
K'NAAN is originally from Somalia.
Musician/emcee KâNAAN Warsame sophomore album Troubadour is in stores now.
He is the grandson of Haji Mohamed, one of Somaliaâs most famous poets and nephew of famed Somali singer Magool, the emcee is creating his own musical path through reggae, funk, pop, soul and, above all, hip-hop.
He recorded his album primarily in Kingston, Jamaica where KâNAAN was granted unprecedented access by his friends Stephen and Damian Marley to their father Bob Marleyâs original home studio at 56 Hope Road and the legendary Tuff Gong studios.
KâNAAN successfully blends samples and live instrumentation for a sound thatâs both rooted in traditional African melodies and the classic hip-hop tradition.