Meet The African Dance Inspiration Behind Beyonce’s ‘Girls’ Video


Beyonce has always been open about the fact that she incorporates elements of pop-culture–not just from America, but the world–in her performances (hence the Fosse inspired “Single Ladies” dance), so it should come as no surprise that her post apocalyptic themed video for “Run The World (Girls)” was also a nod to African dance. Meet her inspirtion, the Tofo dancers from Mozambique:

Now watch Beyonce’s video for a refresher:

Cool, ay?

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