- It all started when the Masaka Kids Africana participated in the Toosie Slide challenge by rapper Drake
- Since taking part, the Ugandan orphans have received a shout-out from Drake and their video has reached a million views
- Two of Mzansi's celebs have praised the kids for representing the African continent
Two of Mzansi's brightest stars have taken to social media to praise the Masaka Kids Africana on their achievements after participating in Drake's Toosie Slide challenge.
Since Drake shared the video of the group's rendition of the Toosie Slide, the African kids have gone viral and their Instagram account has gained over 120 000 followers.
His shout-out of the Ugandan to his millions of followers has given the Ugandan orphans a big boost.
Briefly.co.za reported that according to the group's founder, Suuna Hassan, many people have contacted them inquiring how they could help.
She added they received donations which included money, clothes and several other items in order to help the children out.
South African celebs Nandi Madida and Maps Maponyana have praised the group's excellent dancing skills.
Nandi Madida wrote:
"Incredible! God loves you all, you are all so talented! Thanks for representing our beautiful continent, sending you all so much love."
Maps Maponyane commented:
"You're all amazing! Thank you for sharing this with us and making us all smile."
Even choreographer and dancer Toosie was impressed.
"You guys made my day!! UG #ToosieSlide world wide."
Briefly.co.za has gathered that the video has received over 1 million views on Instagram.
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