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Karl Wolf Is a Bridge Between East and West

You might know Carl Abou Samah as Canadian hip-hop artist and songwriter Karl Wolf. His remake of the Toto hit "Africa" was one of the most downloaded songs from iTunes in 2009. We find it interesting that, in an age marked by a gaping chasm of distrust between Western and Middle Eastern cultures here is an artist who has achieved prominence and built a following among both North American and Arabic youth.