Erykah Badu, is a multiple Grammy-winner American soul singer and songwriter, whose work encompasses elements of R&B, hip hop and jazz. She is best known for her role in the rise of the neo soul sub-genre, and for her eccentric, cerebral musical stylings and sense of fashion. She is known as the "Fir
K'Naan (born Kanaan Warsame ) is a Somali-born rapper currently working in Canada. His powerful lyrics are influenced by Somalia's rich poetic tradition and describe the plight of Somalis and other Africans. He grew up listening to hip-hop albums that his father, already living in America, would sen
The Mars Volta can adequately be described as musical incineration, from the wailing vocals of Cedric Bixler-Zavala to the distorted guitar and unorthodox time signatures of Omar Rodriguez-Lopez.
The two musicians formed The Mars Volta in 2001 after the break-up of their influential punk group At