Cameroon: Giving Mbaya Dance Hip-Hop Touch

[Cameroon Tribune] Mbaya is an energetic, mostly male dance of the Wimbum people of Donga-Mantung Division in the North West Region. It is also common amongst the Nso people of Bui Division in the same region, and perhaps in northern Cameroon - the origin of Tikar people of which the Wimbum are descendants. Beyond the borders of Donga-Mantung, Mbaya was largely made popular in 1993 with the release of Mbaya Dance by the late Jissa Shafta (Ngwa Joel).

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