Diamonds in the Rough

Check out the teaser of the Diamond in the Rough a documentary on hip hop in Uganda. The documentary was produced by 3rdi aka Californian DJ/Hip Hop enthusiast Brett Mazurek (Subterranean Network) ,who in 2004 initially traveled to Uganda to document the violent and traumatic displacement of the children of Northern Uganda as a result of the decade-long civil war in the country. However, what emerged after discovering a vibrant hip hop scene was a chronicle on the local scene in Kampala as well as the efforts of artists such as the Bataka Squad in using hip hop to bring hope and inspiration to the youth of Uganda.

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