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K'naan's 2005 breakout features the Eminem-esque rap of the title track; 'Strugglin'', a toe-tapping ode to his Dear Departed; 'What's Hardcore?', the ultimate throw-down to thug rappers ('If I rhyme about home and got descriptive, / I'd make Fifty Cent look like Limp Bizkit') and Soobax, an MTV Most-downloaded nominee. The video's popularity led to an attack from k-os, one of the most prominent Canadian hip-hop artists. Following the video's release, shot by K'naan and a film crew in Kenya… read more

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  • Amazing album !
  • Released: 2005
  • Hoobaalayow Heedhe
  • Absolutely love it.
  • this tune reminds me of Will.I.Am and the B.E.P's for some reason. ..
  • this guys is AMAZING. Thank you for doing your thing. the world is a better place for it
  • i heard just the previews...it's songs good, not as many american hip-hop artists, he's better than the americans
  • Better live
  • there is some fantastic music on this.
  • Agreed. This is a must-hear album.

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