Celebrity and Entrepreneurship in Ghanaian Popular Music

Wednesday 06 March, 2013
7pm, $0

Book Culture
536 West 112th Street

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Jesse Weaver Shipley presents Living the Hiplife: Celebrity and Entrepreneurship in Ghanaian Popular Music on Wednesday, March 6th at 7pm.

Living the Hiplife is an ethnographic account of hiplife in Ghana and its diaspora, based on extensive research among artists and audiences in Accra, Ghana's capital city, New York, and London. Jesse Weaver Shipley examines the production, consumption, and circulation of hiplife music, culture, and fashion in relation to broader cultural and political shifts in neoliberalizing Ghana.

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