Diaspora through a Different Lens: Stormzy’s incredible lyricism and visual imagery in “Superheroes”
Whether in the continent or afar, the rhythm of African music lives through every African person. The impact of African music is prodigious and influences every culture worldwide. A multitude of African hip-hop artists bring the influences of their culture and lived experiences into their music outside Africa. They share the beauty of African beats
Stormzy is a Ghanain rapper based in the United Kingdom. Stormzy’s Superheroes was released on September 9, 2020 shortly after the Black Lives Matter protests that previous summer. I was attracted to the video because of its use of Animation and the animation style. The animation style reminded me of the tv series, The Boondocks.