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Friday, September 21st, 2012

When Rick Ross filmed a music video in a Lagos slum

American rapper (and music executive) Rick Ross shot the latest version of his “Hold me Back” song mostly in Obalende, a poor section of Lagos, Nigeria’s commercial capital. The video — which resembles the travel diaries shot by rappers on tour — is a strange mix of images and ideas over a nonsensical rap. Shot