Kendrick Lamar shooting documentary for new album in Ghana
The Diaspora Affairs Office of the President of Ghana has disclosed that American rapper Kendrick Lamar is in the country shooting a documentary for his new album Mr. Morale & the Big Steppers.
The celebrated rapper arrived in the country last week before the album’s release and has been spotted at various locations across the city.
Videos of Kendrick at a skate park, playing football with children and posing with fans have since gone viral on social media.
In a Facebook post, the Diaspora Affairs Office of the President, Ghana said “This visit is significant because we want the Global African & Afro Descendant family to recognize Ghana as the ‘gateway to the ‘motherland” or ”the Black Mecca” where one can reignite their passions, inspirations and connect with people; where one can launch an album, a book, an exhibition, a culinary experience and much much more. To Kendrick Lamar, his beautiful family, his team and friends, and to our Diaspora we say Akwaaba!”.
The Office further disclosed that the Office “supported in this experience into Ghana; recognizing the importance of Arts, Culture, Music and the global diaspora engaging with Ghana”.
The post also shows the rapper adorned with a Beyond The Return sash.