Ivory Coast

MAPOUKA DANCE- 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 DANCE – IVORY COAST

Bobaraba literally (when translated) means “big bottoms” and the bobaraba dance is an African dance style that originated from Ivory Coast. The Bobaraba dance 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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