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Anonymous asked in Entertainment & MusicMusicRap and Hip-Hop · 1 decade ago

How did K'Naan get famous?

i know that he got famous in 2001, but i don't know how he actually became a big star. So, all i need to know is how he got famous in 2011.

plzz help. it would be greatly appreated!

Update:

i meant to say how did he get famous in 2001 not 2011

sorry

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  • 1 decade ago
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    K'naan became a friend and associate of Canadian promoter Sol Guy, who helped him secure a speaking engagement before the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees in 1999, where K'naan performed a spoken word piece criticizing the UN for its failed aid missions to Somalia.[13] One of the audience members, Senegalese singer Youssou N'Dour, was so impressed by the young MC's performance and courage that he invited him to contribute to his 2001 album Building Bridges, a project through which K'naan was able to tour the world.

    more about his career here :

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/K'naan

  • 5 years ago

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  • 5 years ago

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  • Anonymous
    6 years ago

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  • Anonymous
    5 years ago

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    I can't not hear it and I believe you're saying that he is good with his rapper music and I hope one day he will become very famous one day. Deaf man

  • 4 years ago

    K Naan Wiki

  • 1 decade ago

    His song in the beginning is the song on the credits of harold and kumar escape from quantanimo bay

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    he is?

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