This film was recorded in the Dadaab Refugee Camp. This song is about the Somali flag and all that it has gone through.

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.

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


Poet Nation is a Somali arts and culture hub that engages youth from around the world through poetry, music and story-telling.