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.”

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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.

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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.