Dazed Digital enlists Soweto dance collective Shangaan Electro for an exclusive video as a part of their Exhibit A experimental film series.
<p>London's <strong><a href="http://www.dazeddigital.com/" target="_blank">Dazed And Confused</a></strong> tapped Soweto dance collective <strong>Shangaan Electro</strong> to bring it exclusively for their <a href="http://www.dazeddigital.com/exhibit-a" target="_blank">Exhibit A</a> experimental film series. The rooftop soiree is the latest display of lightning speed <a href="http://www.okayafrica.com/2012/01/06/video-south-african-shangaan-gets-a-boost/" target="_blank">xibelani</a> moves to hit the web– a craze which started in 2005 when Limpopo-born cell phone repair shop owner turned musician/<a href="http://www.honestjons.com/label.php" target="_blank">label</a> guru <strong>Richard “Nozinja” Mthethwa</strong> energized the life of traditional Shangaan music by pioneering its maniacal offshoot, which kicked his province's traditional 110 BPMs all the way up to 180-183. For Nozinja's full explanation on the meaning and roots of Shangaan Electro <a href="http://www.honestjons.com/label.php?pid=36711" target="_blank">head here</a> and watch the Dazed Digital video below.</p><p><div class="preroll-video"></div><ora-player></ora-player></p><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="360" src="http://www.dazeddigital.com/embed/1487" width="640"></iframe></p>
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