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Blitz, the Ambassador

“My music is always about trying to bridge that gap between Africans on the continent and the world”.


Blitz the Ambassador is a musician and filmmaker born in Accra, Ghana, and based in Brooklyn, New York.

Blitz has released 3 studio albums, Stereotype, Native Sun and Afropolitan Dreams, and has collaborated with artists such as Seun Kuti, Nneka and legendary Grammy Award winning artist, Angélique Kidjo.

Blitz’s short films Native Sun and Diasporadical Trilogía have premiered at BAM New Voices in Black Cinema. As a musician and band leader, Blitz and his Embassy Ensemble have performed at music festivals such as Roskilde (Denmark), Solidays (France), Mawazine (Morocco), Sauti za Busara (Zanzibar) sharing the stage with the likes of The Roots, Hugh Masekela, Sting, and Public Enemy.

Blitz is a 2016 TED Fellow and recipient of the Vilcek Prize, recognizing immigrant contributions to American Society in the Arts.


Participation in CDI:

  • 2016

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20th to the 22th of November 2020

Auditorio Metropolitano de Puebla

Sirio no. 2926, Reserva Territorial Atlixcáyotl-Quetzatcóatl, C.P. 72560, Pue. México.












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