News

Protests Sparked Over K’naan’s HBO Series ‘Mogadishu, Minnesota’

K’naan's performance at a Minneapolis block party was cut short over protests about his new HBO series "Mogadishu, Minnesota."

Over the weekend, K’naan performed at a block party concert in Minneapolis’ Cedar-Riverside—the focal point of the city’s Somali community—in support of a TV pilot for his upcoming HBO series “Mogadishu, Minnesota.”

Keep reading... Show less
News

Deeper Than The Headlines: Nelson Mandela, Ghana's Election + More

Check out the latest news on Africa for the week of Dec 9-13th, with in-depth African news featuring opinion pieces from global sources.

Keep reading... Show less

get okayafrica in your inbox

news.

Dear K'naan, Africa Is Not The Only Place Where 'Politics Happens'

Dissecting the notion of a "true voice" in K'naan's recent New York Times op-ed

K’naan's 'Country, God or the Girl' LP

K'naan Country, God or the Girl, his third LP, is more inward-looking than its predecessors and deals with more personal themes of love and heartbreak.

popular.