Malawian born hip-hop artist now an Ireland citizen, Ibrahim Haji, popularly known by his stage name Pop Dogg is set to shoot the video for his single Malawi Moto, starting early next month taken from his second studio album Enter The Ninja.
Enter The Ninja released in December 2014 is currently available on major online music retailers such as iTunes, Amazon, Spotify and Google Play.
Disclosing the concept of the video, the rapper said, ’’ I felt the need to shoot the video, the song has a very positive message for all Malawians worldwide. Besides being partially based on my personal life experience, the video is entertaining, enlightening and talks of positive stand about our home country, Malawi. ’’
Pop Dogg said r he music video will be directed by Dublin based acclaimed music and film director, Joe Chad, who has previously directed the artist’s music videos such as Am A Champand Like That.
’’I am in talks with Joe Chad, we want to bring the best music video that is going to top my previous videos. We want to raise the bar high. We are using a latest equipment and the outcome will definitely be beyond your imagination. The shooting will begin early August 2015 in Dublin.’’ Pop Dogg, said.
Commenting on Malawian music videos the artist said: ’’It is great to see that Malawian music videos are improving and young talented music directors, are emerging. However there is so much to learn from international video directors and the lack of better equipment is affecting our industry.’’
Pop Dogg also disclosed that he is writing new songs for his next studio album due next year, 2016.The artist’s latest album, Enter The Ninja is also available for free download on Malawi’s online music site, [Malawi-Music.com].
On Friday, 17 July 2015, Pop Dogg will be performing in Dublin, Ireland at Voodoo Lounge alongside Brooklyn rapper Afu-Ra, and top Irish HipHop artists, Rob Kelly, TeraWritz and Jonny Darko.