Masaka kids: Ugandan dancers get donations after recognition from rapper Drake

Masaka kids: Ugandan dancers get donations after recognition from rapper Drake

- Drake shared a video done by the Masaka kids who were taking on the Tossie Slide challenge and amazingly killed it

- The video got the attention of many people even leading to a rise in social media followers for the group

- According to the group's founder, they have been receiving requests from people who want to donate greatly to the kids

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The Tossie Slide dance challenge by Canadian artiste Drake went global and a children's dance group from Uganda got the attention of the famed rapper.

The young kings and queens, Masaka Kids, are composed of orphaned children from Uganda.

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The group posted the dance video version of Toosie Slide which was shared by rapper Drake to millions of his followers.

Even better, Drake reached out to ask directly to post the video, which was confirmed by chats from the group's DMs.

According to the group's founder, Suuna Hassan, many contacted them inquiring how they could help.

She added they received donations which included money, clothes, and several other items in order to help out the children as reported by TMZ.

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Since Friday, April 17, when the video was shared, the Masaka Kids Africana Instagram account gained over 120,000 new followers.

The dancer's only mission was to get the attention of Drake, but more goodies came with his attention.

Unlike the normal Tossie Slide challenges shared by many on social media, the orphaned kids put a lot of skill and time as they produced an African style masterpiece.

The song was released days after Drake's 14 quarantine days were over and had been confirmed negative for COVID-19.

The rapper shot the video at his KSh 710 million Toronto mansion, showing off how classy and neat his house was.

The video is one of the most famous videos in terms of challenges on Tik Tok.

In another interesting report, a local Ghanaian taxi driver simply identified as Joe has created an ingenious hand-washing invention for passengers to help avoid the spread of COVID-19 in the car.

In a brief interview sighted by YEN.com.gh on the personal handle of Vivian Kai Lokko, the gentleman demonstrated how the device works automatically without any form of contact with the hand.

Interestingly, when asked what his level of education was to be able to propound such an amazing solution, Joe mentioned that he could not even make it to high school.

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