Arrived in Ghana before the release of Mr. Morale & The Big SteppersKendrick Lamar would be shooting a documentary there.
Just before the release of his new opus Mr. Morale & The Big Steppers, Kendrick Lamar arrived in Ghana. During his visit to the West African country, rumors of a documentary about the album were born. The information was released by the President’s Ghanaian Diaspora Affairs Office in a Facebook post.
“Rapper Kendrick Lamar is in Ghana filming a documentary for his just released album. We see him promoting his new album with a “trotro” in Ghana, the local way» states the post. However, the rapper’s team has yet to officially announce a potential documentary. But the press release also specifies the importance of the presence of the author of DAMN in the country. And, in particular, the impact of this on the highlighting of “the importance of arts, culture, music”.
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Kendrick Lamar’s symbiosis with Ghanaians does not stop there as some taxis have been spotted broadcasting lyrics from his latest album. “You can’t please everybody”. Lamar and Spotify teamed up with local Ghanaian transport companies, which plastered the song titles of Mr. Morale & The Big Steppers on several “trotro” vehicles (private minivans and minibuses used for public transport) in the area.
The rapper also visited Accra. Last December the first place in the country dedicated to skateboarding was founded there. Also, videos were shared on social media. They show the rapper playing street football with the neighborhood kids Jamestown Boys. Local artists like Black Sheriff, Stonebwoy, Amaarae and Smallgod were also seen with Kendrick at a listening party.
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