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Video Roundup: Flag Day

It was on this day in 1777 that we adopted the ol’ stars and stripes to represent our country, and in 1916, President Woodrow Wilson officially established June 14th as Flag Day! Flags have waved all throughout musical history, too, whether black or pink or wild. Hoist your own flag up the flagpole, and enjoyRead more…

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KEXP Documentaries: The New World – K’naan

This series, The New World, spotlights artists who are changing the face of international music. And this week it’s Somalian hip-hop artist K’naan (pronounced “Kay-nahn”). He’s one of the hottest names in hip-hop right now, touring with Snoop Dogg and Matisyahu. His 2009 album, Troubadour, combines musical styles from all over the horn of Africa.Read more…

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