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Hot Video Alert: K'Naan featuring Nelly Furtado - Is There Anybody Out There

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Thursday, April 12, 2012

Hot Video Alert: K'Naan featuring Nelly Furtado - Is There Anybody Out There

K'Naan Is There Anybody Out There

"Is There Anybody Out There" is a beautiful song, co-written and performed by Somali-born rapper K'naan from his EP, More Beautiful Than Silence.  Featuring Canadian singer/songwriter Nelly Furtado on the hook, "Is There Anybody Out There" was released digitally on January 24th and peaked at #15 on the Canadian Hot 100 chart.  Here in America, the song peaked at #30 on the Billboard Pop Songs chart and at #10 on Billboard's Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles.


Check out the touching Chris Robinson-directed video below, filmed in and around Toronto, which chronicles the daily lives of two down and out teenagers - one struggling with self esteem and cruel judgement of her peers, the other struggling with drugs and an absentee father.  I have to say, I wasn't expecting just how much hearing Nelly Furtado sing again would make me excited for her forthcoming album and single.

Download "Is There Anybody Out There" on U.S. iTunes HERE and snag K'naan's EP More Beautiful Than Silence HERE. Make sure you also check out the magical duo performing the song live on The Ellen DeGeneres Show below.




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