Lupita Nyong'o Reportedly Dating Rapper K'Naan

Lupita Nyong'o, K'Naan

Lupita Nyong'o Reportedly Dating Rapper K'Naan

The rumored couple spotted together after Academy Awards.

Published March 7, 2014

Sorry, Jared Leto. Hollywood's most coveted starlet, Lupita Nyong'o, is reportedly dating rapper K'Naan. The 12 Years a Slave actress, rumored to have been flirting with Dallas Buyer's Club's Leto throughout awards season, was spotted cuddled up with the Somali Canadian rapper the day after she won Best Supporting Actress at the Academy Awards. K'Naan was even seen clutching Nyong'o's golden statuette.

K'Naan, whose real name is Keinan Abdi Warsame, was born in war-torn Somalia and lived there until his family escaped to Canada when he was 13. He allegedly became involved in gang life as a teen until discovering his passion for music. Now a successful recording artist, the "Wavin' Flag" rapper is also an advocate for Somali aid and has spoken on the subject at the United Nations.

The rapper and actress have reportedly been dating on the down-low for a while. Could K'Nyong'o be the new Brangelina? is your #1 source for Black celebrity news, photos, exclusive videos and all the latest in the world of hip hop and R&B music.

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(Photos from left: Kevin Winter/Getty Images, Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images)

Written by Evelyn Diaz


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