‘African in New York’ is a new song from Blitz The Ambassador forthcoming EP entitled The Warm Up. The song chronicles the colorful immigrant life in NYC from an African perspective from the Bootleggers on Canal street to the Dollar cab drivers to the Restaurants Uptown, everybody gets a shout out. Besides being a musician,composer and filmmaker, Blitz is also a visual artist, check out the Suicide Stereotype logo and the illustration above.
You can download the song here and view part of the handwritten lyrics to the song below. The EP will be released this August and will be followed up by the full length album Afropolitan Dreams (and *gasp*… a screenplay called BUKOM).
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Digital Archive No. 11 – African Hip Hop | Africa is a Country
February 3, 2015 (15:26)
[…] a number of mixtapes have been made available for download, including songs from Ghanaian artist Blitz the Ambassador and Gambian-American Say-hu. Such a wide range of perspectives and so many different styles of […]