|提及的人：||Reggie Ossei Rockstone|
Jesse Weaver Shipley; Reggie Ossei Rockstone; Mobile Boys (Musical group); Coltan Media.; Evidence Films.; Newsreel (Firm)
|語言註釋：||Chiefly in English. Portions in other languages with English subtitles.|
|餘額：||Camera & sound, Jesse Weaver Shipley ... [et al.] ; editors, Melissa Parry, Jesse Weaver Shipley.|
|表演者：||Features music artists Reggie Ossei Rockstone, The Mobile Boys.|
|描述：||1 videodisc (63 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.|
|其他題名：||Living the hip life|
|責任：||Coltan Media ; Evidence Films ; producer-director, Jesse Weaver Shipley.|
"A musical portrait of street life in urban West Africa. [The film] follows the birth of Hiplife music in Accra, Ghana, a mix of various African musical forms and American hip-hop. Archival footage and hip-hop music videos are remixed with interviews and the daily lives of rap artists. We follow Reginald "Reggie Rockstone" Ossei (the Godfather of Hiplife) in the founding of the musical movement, as well as the Mobile Boys (a group of aspiring rap artists), as they try to make it in the music business" -- Publishers' website.
Educational Media Reviews Online (1)
(發佈的EMRO讀者 2008-01-14 )
This highly-engaging documentary looks at the development of the Ghanaian popular music known as Hiplife. A mixture of Ghanaian Highlife music and American Hip Hop, Hiplife is thought to have started with the return of Reggie âRockstoneâ Ossei to Accra in the mid-1990s. He is thought to be the...