4 times international celebs performed the gwara gwara on the world stage

4 times international celebs performed the gwara gwara on the world stage

South Africa's DJ Bongz served serious sauce when he first did the gwara gwara. The dance has since been part of South Africa's dance culture. The dance has become so popular that international superstars like Rihanna did it too.

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DJ Bongz brought us the gwara gwara years ago, but in 2018 it went international in a big way.

International singers and bands got on the bandwagon and did the gwara gwara for all the world to see - making South Africa rather proud.

Even actress Taraji Henson took a shot at it - and nailed it in less than a minute!

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TimesLIVE reports that in the past Swizz Beatz and Chris Brown also tried the gwara gwara, but we're looking at the celebs who did it in 2018.

Rihanna

When Ri-Ri did the gwara gwara at the Grammy Awards, even DJ Bongz was impressed. Briefly.co.za reported that the man responsible for gwara gwara’s popularity said he was honoured that Rihanna incorporated the dance in her routine.

I created the dance from scratch and it feels so special to have it shown on an international stage like the Grammys. It shows that Africa can make a big impact on international dance.

Childish Gambino

South Africans were impressed with Childish Gambino when he did the classic gwara gwara in his This Is America video.

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Black Panther

Thanks to this awesome Marvel film, all things African became super cool. The dance went viral:

BTS

Popular K-pop group BTS caught us by surprise when they did the gwara gwara in the music video for their hit song Idol.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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