WORLD Channel

YOUR VOICE, YOUR STORY: K'naan

Special | 4m 24s Video has closed captioning.

Poet, writer and Juno Award winner K'naan, whose song "Wavin' Flag" was Coca Cola's anthem for the 2010 FIFA World Cup, has collaborated with the likes of Nas and Keane. The Somali-born rapper fled Mogadishu for Toronto where he taught himself English, mimicking the style and flow of Hip Hop. He works with a number of cause-related organizations that focus mainly on foreign aid to East Africa.

Aired: 01/01/13

Rating: NR

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