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The opening credit reads, “Somewhere in Africa”, showing a well-groomed lawn, large home, or school presumably, and a classroom that could easily be transposed into
Hip Hop as Social Commentary in Accra and Dar es Salaam by Msia Kibona Clark African Studies Quarterly | Volume 13, Issue 3 | Summer