K'naan Biography

K'NAAN (Keinaan, meaning traveller in Somali, born 1978) is a Somali-Canadian poet and hip-hop artist. Born in Mogadishu, Somalia, at age 13 he left for New York City with his mother and brother and finally settled in the Rexdale neighbourhood of Toronto. In 2001 K'naan performed in Geneva at the 50th anniversary of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. In 2005, he performed with DobaCaracol during the Live 8 concert in Barrie, Ontario. His full-length debut album, The Dusty Foot Philosopher, was released in 2005.

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America Lyrics

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Boxing My Shadow Lyrics

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Censoring Myself for Success Lyrics

Does it really matter? Lyrics

Dreamer Lyrics

Fatima Lyrics

Fire in Freetown Lyrics

God On Our Side Lyrics

Going Away Lyrics

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I Come Prepared Lyrics

I Was Stabbed By Satan Lyrics

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If Rap Gets Jealous (Troubadour) Lyrics

In The Beginning Lyrics

My God Lyrics

My Old Home Lyrics

Nothing To Lose (EP) Lyrics

People like me Lyrics
Prayer Song Lyrics
Smile Lyrics
Somalia Lyrics
Soobax Lyrics
Spoken Thought Lyrics
Struggling Lyrics
Sunny Days Lyrics
T.I.A. Lyrics
Take A Minute Lyrics
The African Way Lyrics
The Dusty Foot Philosopher Lyrics
Tomorrow Lyrics
Until the Lion Learns to Speak Lyrics
Wash it Down Lyrics
Wavin' Flag (Coca-Cola Celebration Mix) Lyrics
Wavin' Flag (Remix) Lyrics
Wavin' Flag (Young Artists for Haiti) Lyrics
Wavin' Flag [Coca-Colar Celebration Mix] Lyrics
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Short Information
Birth Name
Keinan Abdi Warsame
Birth Date
1 February 1978
Birth Place
Mogadishu, Somalia
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Piano, guitar, percussion, vocals
Hip hop music|Hip hop, world music, Reggae
Musician, poet, rapper, singer
Years Active
A&M/Octone Records|A&M/Octone, BMG Music|BMG, Wrasse Records|Wrasse, Interdependent Media|Interdependent