Ivory Coast

MAPOUKA- IVORY COAST: The Original Twerking Dance?

MAPOUKA DANCE, IVORY COAST

Mapouka is a West African dance style mainly performed by women and is said to be one of the original source of ‘twerking’ now a popular dance type. This “traditional” dance is said to have originated from Ivory Coast, and is commonly referred to as “la danse du fussier” or “the dance of the behind”.  […]

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BOBARABA- IVORY COAST

Literally (when translated) meaning “big bottoms” is an African dance style known as Bobaraba. This “big bottom” dance has originated from Ivory Coast, and has become extremely popular in other African countries such as Mali and South Africa. Apparently, one of the creators (the other being DJ Eloh) of this unique dance style DJ Mix […]

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