WATCH: Is Rick Ross Exploiting Nigeria in 'Hold Me Back'? [VIDEO]
Warning: This video contains explicit and violent language.
American rapper Rick Ross has been criticized on Facebook and Twitter for portraying Nigeria in a bad light.
The promo video shows the rapper, dressed in gold chains and a flashy watch, visiting the slums in Lagos and rapping as he's mobbed by crowds. Women are filmed washing clothes and goats are caught wandering around the slums while the video also features news footage. The video titled “Hold Me Back” shows children reaching out for dollar bills.
On twitter, @filmtriQue fumed: 'Rick Ross is just trying to paint a negative picture about Nigeria. We’re not monkeys over here.'Source
What do you say? By showcasing slums in the backdrop of his opulent verbal imagery, is Rick Ross exploiting Nigeria?
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