"Africa is, indeed, coming into fashion." - Horace Walpole (1774)


out of the darkness

My computer's down and it's exam time, so my apologies for the lack of substantive post. Via Rob Crilly's fun post about good things in Somalia, here's K'Naan singing the 2010 World Cup theme song:


Blogger Erin Bernstein said...

He changed this song (an original) a bit for the World Cup theme song: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=utl-uOdX12w

I've been listening to it on repeat for the past month :)

I love love love K'naan. He is a genius. And humble to boot.

And if you're interested, one of my favorites is "In the Beginning." He has a section towards the end of pure poetry. It's incredible. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uq0pygjQK74

Thursday, December 10, 2009 1:51:00 PM

Blogger texasinafrica said...

Thanks, Erin! I just downloaded the album.

Thursday, December 10, 2009 10:48:00 PM


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