Fadumo Sunny and Ibrahim tell a story about lives converging from world apart.

Young, hip, Somali poets discuss the beauty of Poet Nation.

Hersi from Poet Nation explains where his poetry comes from.

Ahmed Hopkins Abdullahi tells his people that they should spare a buck or a dollar to help the people back home.

Ahmed Alimici interviews Somali football legend Macalin Giftin.

This video is the full game of the Hoops for Hope 2012 Somali Basketball Championship with Via Roma versus Ohio in Minneapolis, Minnesota. This championship game was the final of a week long tournament ending on Somali Independence Day.

Slam dunks from Ohio in the semifinal game versus Seattle in the Hoop for Hope Somali Basketball Tournament in Minneapolis on June 30, 2012. The first dunk was by Zak Farah. The second dunk was by Rabile Takilo.

This video was for the Hoop for Hope basketball tournament at Roosevelt High School in Minneapolis, June 25th to July 1st, 2012.

A message to the young generation in new poem. http://www.thePoetNation.com

Check out the full video for Poet Nation’s live event that was in collaboration with I Am a Star and their $5 Facebook action campaign with Music for Relief and K’NAAN. This event was on February 3rd, 2012 in Minneapolis.

The crowd sings the Somali National Anthem at the conclusion of Poet Nation’s live event that was in collaboration with I Am a Star and their $5 Facebook action campaign with Music for Relief and K’NAAN. This event was on February 3rd, 2012 in Minneapolis.

Abdi Phenomenal in “City of Struggles” pleads Somalia to put the guns aside and reunite.

Somali poets and rappers in a cipher on the streets of Minneapolis during the Somali Independence Day celebration.

On Saturday, August 27th, 2011 a fundraiser for the Somali famine started at Profile Center on University Ave SE, Minneapolis and walked all the way to the State Capitol in St. Paul.

The 2011 Somali Basketball Hoop for Hope Championship played by Minnesota’s Via Roma and Atlanta.

Poet Nation’s Hersi reflects on modern day Somali role models and heros during Somali Independence Week in Minneapolis.

Renaissance is a 2011 twist on the original Somali National Anthem performed by Poet Nation poets: Abdi Phenomenal, Abdullahi Bashir and Madar Darmaan.

The Somali Tigers are the most famous Somali soccer team from Minneapolis. They are the Manchester United of Somali soccer teams; they are loved and despised… but they often win. This video explores this question during the Somali Independence Week soccer tournament.

Ahmed Omar recites a poem about child soliders in Somalia. Currently there are 2000-3000 child soldiers in Somalia.

This poem is about the love for poetry.