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100 Beautiful POC - Day 32


Keinan Abdi Warsame, better known by his stage name K’naan, is a Somali Canadian poet, rapper, singer, songwriter, and instrumentalist. Born in Somalia, he spent his childhood in Mogadishu, raised within a family well-known for their artistic accomplishments. 538 more words

100 Beautiful POC

Podcast: One in the Same

This podcast analyzes the similarities between African and American racism, black empowerment, and poverty/socio-economic crimes in hip hop.




He’s weary as Hell
The confusion He’s feeling
Ain’t no tongue can tell
No poet can write

Be Consciously Aware: K'Naan Educating the World

K’Naan was an artist who was born in Somalia. Some may claim that K’Naan was more than a musician but also a poet. In a newspaper article published by the CBC news in Canada, K’Naan was audition people who were poets and artists between the age of 17 to 25 years old. 654 more words



I was typing up my midterm for Hip-hop and Culture and I came across the artist K’naan. What started out as me listening to his hit song “Wavin Flags” turned into me listening to his whole discography. 339 more words


Video : J. Period & K’NAAN – Relationships Lay (Dylan Tribute) | @jperiodBK @KNAAN

Thanks to the always well observant people at DJBooth I just came across the very talented J. Period who recently brought out a tribute song for Dylan called  ‘Relationship Lay’ on which he taps in K’Naan and now the visuals for it are also been released. 13 more words


Pirates, Sexists, Terrorists: Is this all there is there to know about Somalis?

I’m exhausted by hearing the same questions and answers about the Somali community over and over, as if they only contribute sexists and terrorists.

A few weeks ago I went to a talk by a local Somali… 701 more words