Film

Serious Klein's Reflective Short Film Unpacks the Challenges of Growing Up

The Ghanaian-German rapper is effortlessly vulnerable in his new experimental project, 'The Seed.'

Ghanaian-born, German-based rapper Serious Klein has been one to watch.

Leading up to the release of his debut album, You Should've Known, the artist dropped The Seed—an introspective, episodic short that was shot on film in Ghana featuring two tracks, "Junior" and "These Days."

In the film, Serious Klein explores the cycle of growing up—including the challenges, transitions and temptation that come along the way. The project was shot over 11 days during the first anniversary of the passing of the artist's father. Featuring his family and friends, the film is reflective of his personal journey exploring life between parental custody, the church and the aim of self-fulfillment.

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