Could the Love & Hip Hop franchise be growing to a different continent? While the jury may nevertheless be away on if it would ever before or take place or perhaps not, the one thing is actually for specific: it appears as though the franchise’s creator, Mona Scott-Young, wants to grow her business endeavors to the nation.
‘The Year of the Return’ in Ghana
Several African Americans will be in Ghana this season (much more particularly this few days when it comes to “Year of the Return.” In September 2018, Ghanian president Nana Akufo-Addo was at Washington, D.C. and declared 2019 “The Year of Return,” for Africans into the Diaspora to get to Ghana and “unite” making use of their African siblings.
“We recognize of this extraordinary accomplishments and efforts they [Africans in the diaspora] made towards the resides regarding the Americans, which is crucial that this symbolic year—400 years later—we commemorate their particular existence and their particular sacrifices,” the president stated during the time.
Mona Scott-Young’s recent time in Ghana
Scott-Young was at Ghana even though many folks out from the African diaspora had been additionally in the united states. While the businesswoman and creative said she had been here on vacation, she additionally utilized enough time to satisfy with business proprietors in addition to news. The Love & Hip Hop maestro’s amount of time in the united states employs Cardi B, probably the preferred and effective contemporary singer to ever before be on Love & Hip Hop, has also been here recently.
“Although I am here in Ghana on holiday, I couldn’t resist the opportunity to engage and meet with local business owners and media as I plan on expanding to the Africa content very soon. I’m looking forward to tasting the food of Ghana, listening to the music and meeting as many people as possible. I also recently conducted a DNA test through AfricanAncestry to discover my true African heritage so to be here at this time with my family and knowledge of my roots, is truly wonderful,” Scott-Young stated at a conference she hosted.
Yandy Smith of Love & Hip Hop: New York has also been during the event in Ghana. Per GhanaWeb, Scott-Young should be in Ghana until Jan. 3.
What would a fresh Scott-Young series look like?
While we are able to all imagine the possibilities and just what they’d seem like, it really is not likely that a Love & Hip Hop series would leave Africa, even though it can’t be eliminated.
Despite the polarizing reception for some regarding the content she creates, there’s absolutely no question about any of it that Scott-Young is a respected material creator. Perhaps she could produce content out of Ghana such as various other programs like the business-oriented Money. Power. Respect. Regardless, individuals should be closely after along and seeing.
Love & Hip Hop: New York airs Monday evenings on VH1.