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The #DrogbaChallenge Is the Latest Dance Craze You Need to Get Into

These young dancers' take on the #DrogbaChallenge has too much sauce, too much juice.

It's high time you get hip to the #DrogbaChallenge if you haven't already.

The artist behind the backing track, "Drogba (Joanna)," is Ivorian-British artist Afro B, a pioneer of AfroWave—a sound from the UK that blends dancehall, afrobeats and rap. Those said elements can be seen in the dance moves these talented folks share with the world.

Just like Niniola's "Maradona" and when Davido laments, "I don't want to be a player no more/'Cause my friends call me Cristiano" in "Fall," there's an organic blend of football references in popular African music. In Afro B's track, his nods to the Ivorian living legend, Didier Drogba.

Ever since "Drogba" dropped in the middle of last month, there's been a plethora of cool kids from the diaspora vibing to the track in viral dance videos—and we had to share our favorites with you all.

Here's 10 of them.


1. Her facial expressions are everything—she's essentially saying, "Having this much finesse is nothing."

2. Effortless swag.

3. There's no way dance moves this fly come this easy.

4. Even Afro B himself had to get into his own challenge.

5. Yasssss sis!

6. Uncle's got all the moves.

7. Obsessed with how they include the 'shaku shaku' in their routine.

8. Make sure whoever's recording you dance gasses you up like she does.

9. The end blows the whole room away.

10. They kill it all the way from France.

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Boity's Hometown Takes Centre Stage In Her New Music Video

Boity has released the music video for her latest single 'O18's Finest' which features Maglera Doe Boy and Ginger Trill.

South African rapper Boity has finally shared the visuals for her latest single "018's Finest" featuring Maglera Doe Boy and Ginger Trill. The single comes off Boity's EP 4463, which dropped last December. Marked as a fan favourite "018's Finest" borrows from Boity's hometown dialing code. The 31-year-old rapper hails from Potchefstroom, affectionately known as Potch, a quaint town in South Africa's North West province. The music video highlights the lesser known aspects of hip-hop culture in the otherwise sleepy town.

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Listen to Chimurenga Renaissance & King Britt's New Single 'Zimbabwe', Featuring Nadine Stoddart

'Zimbabwe', the new single from Zimbabwe's alternative band Chimurenga Renaissance, is an effortless fusion of soul and rap.

Chimurenga Renaissance has returned with a new single titled ''Zimbabwe". The Chimurenga Renaissance duo, made up of Tendai 'Baba' Maraire and Hussein Kalonji, have partnered with producer King Britt and added sultry vocals from Nadine Stoddart. The single pays homage to Dumisani Maraire, Tendai 'Baba' Maraire's father.

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The 8 Songs You Need to Hear This Week

Featuring Mr Eazi, Scorpion Kings x Tresor, Falz, Kamo Mphela, Khuli Chana and more.

Every week, we highlight the top releases through our best music of the week column.

Here's our round up of the best tracks and music videos that came across our desks, which you can also check out in our Songs You Need to Hear This Week playlists on Spotify and Apple Music.

Follow our SONGS YOU NEED TO HEAR THIS WEEK playlist on Spotify here and Apple Music here.

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Tru Hitz and Co Kayn Drop Joint EP ‘The Wave’

South African hip-hop producers Tru Hitz and Co Kayn release new Joint EP 'The Wave' featuring Yanga Chief, Stogie T, Maglera Doe Boy, Indigo Stella, YoungstaCPT, Big Star Johnson and many more.