Prophets Of The City

Prophets Of The City

Streaming Video - 2013
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In the shadow of Table Mountain, the city of Cape Town moves to a different beat. In its restless confluence of cultures, music mixes and remixes to shape the sounds that reflect the vibrance and volatility of the community. Today's sound is called African Hip Hop, and the group playing it, the Prophets of the City, is the subject of this program. Their leader, Deon Daniels, discusses the music's inspiration: hard-core American street rap. The lyrics, rooted close to home, reflect anti-drug, anti-violence, anti-gang, and political messages.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2013], c1990
Characteristics: 1 streaming video file (25 min.) :,sd., col


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