What Inspired Ghana's Al Qaeda/Akayida Dance?

What Inspired Ghana's Al Qaeda/Akayida Dance?

The dance has swept across the West African nation, but does the name mean what some folks think it means?

by Nana Ekua Brew-Hammond, December 26, 2013

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What Inspired Ghana's Al Qaeda/Akayida Dance?

John Osei Tutu Agyeman

now, when I see those dances, it’s basically what the [American] rappers are doing with their texts, just that the Ghanaians, the youth are doing it with their movement.”

Nana Ekua Brew-Hammond is the author of the novel Powder Necklace and founder of the blog People Who Write. Follow her on Twitter @nanaekua.

 
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