Africa, the continent with rich and diverse cultures and traditions, and one of the more fun and vibrant traditions is dance. Dance has been one of many forms of expression, storytelling and enjoyment across the continent, and alongside traditional dances, so here are the 10 Most Popular African Dance Styles. Continue reading
The Kongoma Dance Group shows off new dance moves from South African. Continue reading
David Adedeji Adeleke better known by his stage name Davido is a Nigerian artist, songwriter and record producer. His 2011 single Dami Duro was well-received throughout Nigeria. Along with his elder brother Adewale Adeleke, Davido is the co-owner of HKN Music. Continue reading
By Adewale Adekanbi
Africa’s diversity is reflected in the dances. The dances in West Africa are quite different from what you’d find in East Africa or North Africa. For example, in a lot of West African dances, bending the waist is a common feature. In Ethiopia, there’s a dance that involves vibrating the neck and shoulders. In the savannah of East Africa, a lot of the traditional dances involve jumping with a straight, stiff back. Continue reading
The dance off between continents Africans vs North American’s Jamaicans- who’s better- you decide! Continue reading
Florence Ifeoluwa Otedola , professionally known as DJ Cuppy, is a Nigerian disc jockey and producer. She is the daughter of Nigerian businessman Femi Otedola. Continue reading
By Adewale Adekanbi Jr.
How To Dance Like An African displays popular dances from across the African continent. Dances includes Pantsula (South Africa), Kuduro (Angola), Stonkana (Botswana), Borrowdale (Zimbabwe), Gumboot (South Africa and Swaziland), Azonto (Ghana), Chimwemwe (Zambia) and many more. Continue reading
Diamond Platnumz is a Tanzanian Bongo Flava recording artist and dancer from Tanzania. He is best known for his hit song Number One which he featured Nigerian artist Davido. Diamond has won numerous awards at Channel O and the HiPipo Music Awards. He performed at the Big Brother Africa 7 eviction show in May 2012. Continue reading
By Adewale Adekanbi Jr.
Johnny is a song recorded by Nigerian Afro pop recording artist Yemi Alade, taken from her debut studio album King of Queens (2014). The song was an international smash hit in many countries including Nigeria, Tanzania, Kenya, Ghana, South Africa, Liberia, Uganda, Zimbabwe, The United Kingdom and others.