Friday, May 30, 2008
Hip Hop is African: Recent film chronicles rise of Ghanaian Hip-Life group V.I.P. (Vision in Progress)
To get a more in-depth look at this musical and cultural phenomenon - on going since the mid 90's - check out the recent documentary by Eli Jacobs-Fantauzzi, HOMEGROWN: HipLife in Ghana. The film chronicles the rise of V.I.P.(Vision in Progress) and their first international tour. The film was screened this month (May 2008) at the Museum of the African Diaspora (MOAD) in San Francisco.
To learn more check out Ghana
V.I.P on YouTube: Here