- The young ladies from the viral #JohnVuliGateChallenge have opened up about the hate and backlash they've received
- The ladies pay no mind to the haters and have scored brand endorsements as well as other gigs
- They spoke about people's reactions to them, referring to themselves as "stocko" and how it doesn't affect them
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The #JohnVuliGateChallenge seems as though it went viral overnight. A stunning group of young ladies who were filmed at a petrol station dancing to the song have been receiving brand endorsement offers and all types of other gigs.
The challenge is said to have started with a group of young men and proceeded to the group of young women dancing at a petrol station. The group of ladies have made waves for their usage of the unique dance moves.
However, with every piece of fame and fortune comes hate. The young ladies received tons of backlash from social media users calling them every derogatory word under the sun. This didn't stop them from getting their bank.
According to ZAlebs, the girls were meant to travel to Gold Reef City, but could not due to financial constraints. They decided to go to Kolonnade Mall in Tshwane and on their way there they stopped at a petrol station and filmed themselves getting down to Mapara A Jazz’s song.
The young women spoke to the DailySun about the criticism they've received for referring to themselves as "stocko." Katlego Mohlahlo, 18, said:
“We’re young and had fun without a man around us. That’s why people are bitter. I don’t see the need to explain ourselves.”
While 19-year-old Lebogang Motalane said, "People will always talk."
The challenge is still viral on various social media platforms as South Africans show off their moves.
Briefly.co.za previously reported on the new dance craze just days after the young ladies went viral.
The video was initially uploaded to TikTok by @angel737277 and was then shared to Twitter by various users. The video sparked the beginning of a new challenge as others started uploading videos of themselves dancing to the number.
The unique dance moves paired with the catchy lyrics are creating excitement for the upcoming holiday season. Some are saying that the challenge was sparked by a group of young men dancing to the track.
John Vuli Gate is a relatively new release by Mapara A Jazz featuring Ntosh Gaz and Colano.
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