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K'Naan was born on May 30, 1978 in Mogadishu, Somalia. He is a producer and actor, known for The Roommate (2011), Castle Rock (2018) and The Karate Kid (2010). See full bio »

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Known For

The Roommate Soundtrack
Castle Rock Producer
The Karate Kid Soundtrack


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  Mother, Mother (producer) (pre-production)
 2019 Castle Rock (TV Series) (Consulting Producer - 10 episodes)
- Clean (2019) ... (Consulting Producer)
- Caveat Emptor (2019) ... (Consulting Producer)
- Dirty (2019) ... (Consulting Producer)
- The Word (2019) ... (Consulting Producer)
- The Mother (2019) ... (Consulting Producer)
 2016 Mogadishu, Minnesota (TV Movie) (executive producer)
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Alternate Names:

K'naan Warsame | 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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