A lucid interview with K'naan [video]



This was up in the forums this past week but deserves a more featured space here. Aside from addressing the much-debated logistics behind his move to partner with Coca-Cola as a sponsor of his World Cup anthem "Wavin Flag", K'naan delves into intimate details of his path to where he stands today.

Particularly interesting are the stories he tells of struggling with wondering why he was the only one to survive a violent attack in Somalia that left several of his friends dead, and of his mother's will and determination in getting his family out of the country and to safety.

When I was younger and folks would say, "that's God", I sometimes misunderstood it as "that's proof of God's existence. Now I understand these things we call "miracles" are actually God.