Blitz the Ambassador (S. Bazawule) is a Filmmaker and Musician born in Accra, Ghana and based in Brooklyn, New York.  Blitz’s short films Native Sun (2012) and Diasporadical Trilogìa (2016) have premiered at BAM New Voices in Black Cinema. As a musician and band leader, Blitz has released 4 studio albums: Stereotype (2009), Native Sun (2011), Afropolitan Dreams (2014), and Diasporadical (2016) and has 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, Angelique Kidjo, Sting, and Public Enemy. Blitz is a 2016 TED Fellow and recipient of the Vilcek Prize.