“Investors couldn’t see the value in Funding an African story” – Blitz The Ambassador laments as he wraps up debut film #TheBurialOfKojo
Ghanaian artist Samuel Bazawule (Blitz the Ambassador) has rounded up shooting his first feature film The Burial of Kojo. A month-long project, completing the film did not come without challenges. Taking to social media portal Facebook.com, the rapper bemoaned how difficult it was to secure sponsorship for the work merely because it was coming from […]
Ghanaian rapper Samuel Bazawule (Blitz the Ambassador) has began shooting his debut feature film “The Burial of Kojo”. The hiphop act, who is not new to directing (he’s worked on a number of short films in the past) discloses via social media, that the project has taken a year of preparation. He also could not […]
Most musicians pride themselves on their mastery of their technical knowledge of their craft – like reading and composing sheet music. For Blitz, however, it was the complete opposite. His unique African fusion sound came about because of his lack of knowledge in those areas, and that has made all the difference. – TED In […]
A self-directed film shot in New York and Accra, rapper Samuel Bazawule (Blitz the Ambassador)’s latest short film Diasporadical Trilogia, like his previous work, features both befuddling and compelling narratives and imagery about love, loss, and history. It complements his latest DIASPORADICAL album which was launched in Accra, November 4. Blitz’ superior depth and dexterity, as well as an arresting […]
Rapper Samuel Bazawule, more commonly known by his stage-name Blitz the Ambassador has announced a listening session for his upcoming DIASPORADICAL album at an Accradotalt event in Accra, November 4. Blitz’ superior depth and dexterity, as well as an arresting stagecraft have seen him tour the world frequently, receive international acclaim, and bag association with […]
Blitz Ambassador is out with a new cut titled Rumble. Video was shot in Ghana in Bukom to capture the coastal area known for producing some of the world’s finest boxers.
African Smoke is the second music video from Sean Kuti & Egypt 80’s LP A long Way to the Beginning. It features Blitz the Ambassador in what is largely a brass-heavy composition. It was inspired by a poem of Keith Richards, Kuti says. The video was directed by Jerome Bernard.
Blitz the Ambassador—an artist from Accra, Ghana who’s now living in New York—is preparing to release his album, Afropolitan Dreams, on March 25. Today, we’re premiering the video for “Success” which was shot in Tokyo and partially in Morocco as well. He’s a jetsetter, and this video is just a peek into his international globetrotting world. Afropolitan […]