Archive | January 5, 2011

The Parlotones Keeping Africa Rocking

If for some reason, you uninformedly get thrown into the middle of the crowd at The Parlotones’ concert, you will be forgiven for thinking that you are at a Greenday show. Unlike the “21 Guns” singers, The Parlotones is a South African pop rock group fronted by make-up wearing singer and rhythm guitarist Kahn Morbee. […]

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K’Naan Reaping Rewards: Globe Artist of the Year

There were Canadian artists who made more money and generated more online hits this year. But K’naan achievements stand apart. While his Wavin’ Flag flew on the global focus on soccer, the rapper himself used his greater fame to provide aid to charities around the world. The sequence of events certainly sounds familiar: Canadian indie […]

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