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Monday, 20 April 2015

Ugandan B-boys, DJs & Rappers Featured In Nas' Documentary, "Shake The Dust"


By Stella WaAfrika


It is refreshing to hear good news about the arts and creatives in Uganda showcased on a global platform.
Shake The Dust is finally out from executive producer and rapper Nasir “Nas” Jones and journalist-turned-filmmaker Adam Sjöberg, Shake the Dust chronicles the influence of breakdancing, exploring how it strikes a resonant chord in the slums, favelas and ghettos of the world and far beyond. Showcasing some of the most jaw-dropping breakdancing moves ever committed to film, Shake the Dust is an inspiring tribute to the uplifting power of music and movement.

Narrated by Karim a Ugandan boy, the documentary follows features B-boys, DJs and rappers from Uganda, Cambodia, Colombia and Yemen whose dream is to change the slums.

 Peep the trailer below:


 

Directed by: Adam Sjoberg
Produced by: David Jacobson and NAS

Source:  Shake The Dust


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Stella is the founder of WaAfrikaOnline.  A Pan-African at heart, passionate about Africa, human rights, women empowerment and girl child education. She's also into broadcasting. 
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