New Video: DELLA$IE – ‘Chop Life’

In the stripped down, percussion-heavy track, DELLA$IE gives us a reminder we all need through a popular pidgin phrase to live life to the fullest. “‘Chop Life’ is a...

In the stripped down, percussion-heavy track, DELLA$IE gives us a reminder we all need through a popular pidgin phrase to live life to the fullest.

“‘Chop Life’ is a West African pidgin term which essentially means ‘to live life and enjoy yourself fully.’ The ‘Chop Life’ visual includes themes of love and afro-futurism. I was really inspired by the ‘Black Panther’ film and there are some subtle references to it in the visual,” DELLA$IE says

She continues:

“I had the amazing opportunity to partner with Youtube Space in NYC where we produced and edited the project. There are quite a few themes, including some inspiration from Black Panther — but I like the viewers to enjoy their own interpretation. I’m so proud to be one of the many contemporary African artists changing the perception of African culture and all of our diverse experiences. Visibility matters. And as the late, great Fela once said—MUSIC IS THE WEAPON!”

DELLA$IE is working on an ambassadorship with the United Nations and a few other exciting prospects. I’d love to catch you up on what she’s been up to! Below is some more information about her ambassadorship amongst other things.

As you may know, Dellasie is a dedicated afro-futurist with a deep passion and mission of bringing pan-africanism, afrofuturism, and beauty diversity to the forefront of pop culture. She recently did a speech and performance at MICROSOFT NYC where she tackled these issues:

Besides working with outstanding brands like Microsoft and Youtube, DELLA$IE is currently working with the U.N’s World Health Organization in creating an ambassadorship that will take her around the world speaking to youth and delegates on some of the serious health issues related to skin bleaching.She has a very personal attachment and passion for the cause as her aunt passed as a result of skin cancer due to bleaching when DELLA$IE was a little girl…
Her father is the renowned Dr. Kwaku Aning (former general-deputy of the United Nations). He’s spearheaded huge tech development projects in third world nations around the globe throughout his career. He’s quietly working with Bill Gates at the moment on some initiatives in the Middle East. And her uncle is his excellency Nana Akufuo-Addo, the current president of Ghana. His biggest initiative has been infrastructure and pushing Ghana forward as a leader in Africa in terms of tech solutions, manufacturing and socio-economics.
As you can see — she is not just an artist but she is a visionary and an icon in the making… She was recently nominated for “Best New Act USA/GH” for the Ghana Entertainment Awards.
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