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K'Naan


K'Naan was born on May 30, 1978 in Mogadishu, Somalia. See full bio »
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Known For

Cosmopolis
Cosmopolis Brutha Fez
(2012)
Dog Pound
Dog Pound Composer
(2010)
The Roommate
The Roommate Soundtrack
(2011)

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 2016 Who's Doing the Dishes? (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Jake Quickenden (2016) ... (writer: "The Lazy Song" - uncredited)
 2015 Glastonbury 2015 (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Mark Ronson (2015) ... (writer: "Somebody to Love Me")
 2014 Tu cara me suena mini - EspaƱa (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (2014) ... (writer: "The Lazy Song")
 2014 Tu cara me suena - Argentina (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.18 (2014) ... (writer: "The Lazy Song")
 2014/I Neighbors (performer: "Hurt Me Tomorrow" - as K'NAAN) / (writer: "Hurt Me Tomorrow" - as Keinan Warsame)
 2014 Frauenherzen (TV Movie) (writer: "The Lazy Song" - uncredited)
 2011-2013 Todd's Pop Song Reviews (TV Series documentary) (writer - 5 episodes)
- Gorilla (2013) ... (writer: "The Lazy Song")
- The Top Ten Worst Hit Songs of 2011 (2012) ... (writer: "The Lazy Song")
- Lighters (2011) ... (writer: "The Lazy Song")
- Party Rock Anthem (2011) ... (writer: "The Lazy Song")
- The Lazy Song (2011) ... (writer: "The Lazy Song")
 2013 Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 (writer: "La Da Dee" - as Keinan Warsame)
 2013 Levenslied (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.6 (2013) ... (writer: "The Lazy Song" - uncredited)
 2012 Cosmopolis (lyrics: "Mecca") / (performer: "Mecca")
 2012 The Voice (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Live Show 1 (2012) ... (writer: "Summer Paradise")
  The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes, 2010 - 2012) (writer - 2 episodes, 2010 - 2012)
- Episode #20.134 (2012) ... (performer: "Hurt Me Tomorrow") / (writer: "Hurt Me Tomorrow")
- Episode #18.100 (2010) ... (performer: "Wavin' Flag") / (writer: "Wavin' Flag")
 2011 The Footy Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Grand Final Footy Show (2011) ... (writer: "The Lazy Song" - uncredited)
 2011 Born to Be Wild (Documentary short) (performer: "Wavin' Flag") / (writer: "Wavin' Flag" - as Keinan Warsame)
 2011/I The Roommate (performer: "ABC's") / (writer: "ABC's" - as Keinan Warsame)
 2010 Grey's Anatomy (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- Something's Gotta Give (2010) ... (performer: "Dreamer" - uncredited)
- That's Me Trying (2010) ... (performer: "Bang Bang (feat. Adan Levine)" - uncredited)
 2010 Jimmy Kimmel Live! (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #9.26 (2010) ... (performer: "Fatima", "Until the Lion Learns to Speak")
 2010 Step Up 3D (performer: "ABC's") / (writer: "ABC's" - as Keinan Warsame)
 2010 The Karate Kid (performer: "Bang Bang") / (writer: "Bang Bang" - as Keinan Warsame)
 2010 Dog Pound (performer: "Syringa Dpoud") / (writer: "Syringa Dpoud" - as Keinan Warsame)
 2010 L'arnacoeur (performer: "America") / (writer: "America" - as Keinan Warsame)
 2009 The Trotsky (performer: "ABC's") / (writer: "ABC's" - as Keiman Warsame)
 2009 90210 (TV Series) (1 episode)
- One Party Can Ruin Your Whole Summer (2009) ... ("Bang Bang", uncredited)
 2008 Madden NFL 2009 (Video Game) (performer: "ABC's")
 2008 Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay (performer: "In the Beginning") / (writer: "In the Beginning" - as Keinan Warsame)
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Keinan Warsame
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[on writing 'Maanokobiyo', his proposed film about war-torn Somalia] I'm really genuinely sleepless from curiosity. I don't know how that all comes together, and I'm like that about music also. I get obsessed over work, over the idea of a song or the feeling of a song or something I have to do when I get to the studio. But I always wonder how what's in my head, the song in my head, and now in ... See more »

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