Ahmed Gallab was born in Sudan and raised in the US. In his early 20s he gained a measure of indie-rock fame playing with groups such as Of Montreal and Yeasayer. But it's his solo project Sinkane that seems to be drawing him back to his African roots.
Students in a 3D Animation and Digital Design course at Canada's National Animation and Design Center were told that if their final project was able to get 100K views on YouTube, they would all earn A+'s. Eighteen million hits later, that A is a safe bet.