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What Happened When K’naan Came to Cedar?

By Ayaan Dahir, Engage Minnesota

What people fail to understand is that Somali youth have a right to discuss, question, organize, and protest.

As many of you know, on sunny Saturday afternoon, the West Bank Community Coalition held their annual block party.

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Music Writing -- K'Naan

When I was younger, I used to put a song on repeat and write whatever it inspired me to write. I decided I’d try this again. 602 more words

100 Beautiful POC - Day 32

K’naan

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

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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.

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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

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K'naan

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

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