Somali Canadians -- Biography  

The Hour K'naan

K'naan sits down with George Stroumboulopoulos to discuss the astronomical success of his song Wavin' Flag, which became the anthem for Canada's Haiti relief efforts and for the 2010 World Cup in South Africa. K'naan also talks about growing up in Rexdale, a Toronto neighbourhood with a reputation for gang activity that has become home to many Somali immigrants.
  • 2010
  • 00:14:43
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/17/2015

News in Review - May 2010 K'naan: A Canadian Sings for the World

He was born in the war-ravaged African country of Somalia. As a teenager he survived the mean streets in Toronto. Now K’naan is a global singing sensation, and his song, Wavin' Flag, is the official song of this summer’s world soccer championship in South Africa. In this News in Review story we’ll go on the road with K’naan, and ask ...
  • 2010
  • 00:15:25
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 05/15/2010

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