From Accra, Ghana to Port of Spain, Trinidad the African music craze called Azonto has the world dancing to an undeniable beat with catchy moves and universal rythms. Emerging in Ghana in the early 2000′s, this Afropop movement has been riding the wave of evolving local culture in modern West-Africa. Now Azonto has gone viral as millions of people around the world are online perfecting and teaching their best moves from popular athletes and even Prince William doing their Azonto swagger dance to cutting egde music videos featuring the greatest Azonto All-Stars performing their charttopping hits alongside the best dancers and DJ’s . The Caribbean has also caught the Azonto fever as the similarity between the fast paced Azonto and the uptempo Soca and Dancehall genres has now ignited a new creative fire in the studios, clubs and streets of the islands. Azonto represents more than a dance trend, it represents a new pride in Ghanaian and African culture in general that’s changing the mindset of the people to embrace and nurture their own creativity and global potential …Look out for Azonto style coming to a screen and dancefloor near you!
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