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August 12, 2011

Hip Bop Hero

The rapper Ohene grew up in Philadelphia but spent his teenage years in Ghana. Classical music filled the house where he lived. He came back to the US with ideas of mixing some of that with jazz into a more intellectual form of hip hop. Ohene talks to Dick about the result of his wider search for beats and rhymes, a form he calls hip bop.Hear Ohene's new album

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