Fourways Farmer's Market: Video of Groovists at Child-Friendly Market Upsets Many: "This is Why We Gatekeep"

Fourways Farmer's Market: Video of Groovists at Child-Friendly Market Upsets Many: "This is Why We Gatekeep"

  • A TikTok video showing people grooving at Fourways Farmer's Market got many bothered online
  • People were upset that the outdoor family venue was turned into a partying spot not suitable for children
  • Netizens tried to make sense of the wild partying in the rain and posted hundreds of comments under the clip

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Footage of Mzansi people grooving at Fourways Farmers' Market upset many
A video of people grooving at Fourways Farmers' Market went viral. Image: @dankiempilo7
Source: TikTok

Footage of people partying at Fourways Farmer's Market left netizens shaking their heads. The clip shows hyped people grooving in the rain.

Video taken at Fourways Farmer's Market goes viral

The clip posted by @dankiempilo7 stunned viewers because the Farmers' Market was origanaly marketed as a peaceful place where vendors sell their food and crafts to the community. However, in this video the Johannesburg outdoor area looked like a festival packed with drunk people, instead of a child-friendly place.

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Farmer's Market group takes part in Bhebha dance challenge

The groovers can be seen dancing to a popular amapiano track titled Bhebha by ShaunMusiQ, Ftears & Xduppy.

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People insisted in the comments that some areas needed to be reserved for peaceful activities and resting.

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Mzansi disappointed to see Fourways Farmer's Market turned into a party spot

@quirky.soul6 asked:

"Why do we ruin everything? Time and places man."

@usernamename037 commented:

"Prison Break market will be a shebeen in a year's time."

@moloko.bernard stated:

"Groove culture has destroyed so many things."

@sbongisiphodlamin shared:

"I'm so shocked. Remember frequenting Farmer's Market about 8 years ago. Never did I ever imagine it would be like this."

@qsafred stated:

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"Tavern vibes now. Definitely not for a family."

@eehsanvm added:

"This is why we gatekeep locations."

@autobot042 posted:

"Everything can't be groove. Some places have to be chilled, listen to some jazz or just sit and converse with your company."

@roshnikaila commented:

"People have also turned hiking trails into groove. We can't even enjoy nature in peace."

Mzansi worried for man dancing with armed woman at groove, TikTok video has internet buzzing

In another story, Briefly News reported that a video left South African worried about a man. The TikTok looked like he was dancing with a woman under duress.

The video was fascinating to many people as it got hundreds of comments. People had guesses about what was happening between the pair.

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Hilary Sekgota (Head of Desk for Evening and Weekend content) Hilary Sekgota is the Head of Desk for Evening and Weekend content at Briefly News. She completed a BA in Communication Science from Unisa in 2018 and a Diploma in Journalism from Varsity College in 2010. She also passed a set of trainings by Google News Initiative. Hilary joined the Briefly News team in 2022 and started her journalism career at Tshwane Sun. She has 12 years of experience covering current affairs and human interest topics. Email: