K’naan become a friend and associate of Canadian promoter Sol Guy, who helped him secure a speaking engagement before the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees in 1999, where K'naan performed a spoken word piece criticizing the UN for its failed peacekeeping missions to Somalia.
Now K’naan is living in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Where he is the origin and started his career from 2001. He is running at the age of 38 now. K’naan has affair with his girlfriends Lupita Nyong’o, Chelsea Clinton, Deqa Gacal, and K. Mosqueda. He has not married and remains single till todays date.