The documentary “Hip Hop: The New World Order” was shot in eight cities—Tokyo, Havana, Paris, London, Amsterdam, Hamburg, Rio de Janeiro and Johannesburg—over a span of four years 1998-2002 has mushroomed into a rare archive and video survey of pioneering artists and communities at the turn of the 21st century.
The film features a cast of international all-stars including, Questlove (The Roots), Method Man (Wu Tang Clan), DJ Muro (Tokyo), Roots Manuva (London), Marcelo D2 (Rio de Janeiro), & Oxmo Puccino (Paris), the pioneers in each of their respective locales who have all emerged as global cultural icons!
Trace Urban HD/Trace TV, the #1 intenational urban channel will serve as the global media partner to promote the international screening tour in over 80 countries covering Eastern and Northern Europe, Middle East & Asia, France, English Speaking Africa – South Africa & Nigeria.
“I’m thrilled to finally release Hip Hop: The New World Order and have the opportunity through the partnership with Trace TV, to expose this important documentation of international hip hop history with artists and communities around the world,” says director, Muhammida El Muhajir, who traveled on many guerilla style solo missions to capture this groundbreaking work.
The Tour launches in Berlin on September 7, 2013.
9/12 University of Oxford
10/XX Lagos (TBA)
10/XX Capetown (TBA)
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