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Ghetto Kids: The art, talent, and the mechanics

The Ghetto Kids in London. There have been mixed reactions to their performance at Britain’s Got Talent. PHOTO/ COURTESY OF GHETTO KIDS KAMPALA TWITTER

At the last edition of the World Cup tournament in Qatar’s capital Doha, the Triplets Ghetto Kids made a clear statement of what they can do when they showed ex-Manchester City striker Kun Aguero and former Manchester United superstar Rio Ferdinand how to dance the ‘Ugandan’ way.

And until the Golden Buzzer spectacle in April, many Ugandans had just been following the Ghetto Kids’ performances online, oblivious of their global prowess.

However, the exit from Britain’s Got Talent show at the weekend has got the majority of the public sending the littluns flowers, but with a few throwing mud at them.

To understand performance, according to scholars of art, requires a critical look at the popular culture, history and tradition of dance and the overlying thematic undertones of such shows because they don’t happen in a vacuum.

For purposes of this article, we will dance towards academia (performing art, literature, poetry, etc.), wiggle into philosophy, but understandably dwell on the layman’s understanding of what makes a performance tick. CONTINUE READING….

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