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K'Naan, World Cup Songs & youtube hysteria

I’ve recently been enamored with a Somalian/Canadian rapper named K’Naan. He has a lot of soul, and his Saul Williams-esque digressions into abstract spoken word don’t annoy me as much as I thought they would.

Imagine my surprise when I found out that a modified version of his already awesome song Wavin’ Flag is the Official FIFA World Cup 2010 Song.

Wait a minute, that’s not the suprising thing. There are official world cup songs?  Oh yes my friends, there are, and they are tragically fantastic!
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