Born 1 February 1978.
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K'Naan Full Performance

K'Naan full performance on No Hats No Trainers

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Keinan Abdi Warsame (Somali: Keynaan Cabdi Warsame, Arabic: كَينَان عَبدِ وَرسَمَ‎ Kaynān ʿAbdi Warsama), better known by his stage name K'naan, is a Somali Canadian poet, rapper, singer, songwriter, and instrumentalist. He rose to prominence with the success of his single "Wavin' Flag", which was chosen as Coca-Cola's promotional anthem for the 2010 FIFA World Cup. Besides hip-hop, K'naan's sound is influenced by elements of Somali music, Ethio-jazz and world music. He is also involved in various philanthropic initiatives.

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  1. Review of Troubadour – Champion Edition

    Troubadour – Champion Edition 2010

    Reviewed by Mike Diver
    An album of a high standard, with much more to offer than the hit Wavin’ Flag.
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