Kwaito is a music genre that emerged in Johannesburg, South Africa during the 1990s. It is a variant of house music featuring the use of African sounds and samples. Typically at a slower tempo range than other styles of house music, Kwaito often contains catchy melodic and percussive loop samples, deep bass lines, and vocals.
Pantsula is a Tradition and also a highly energetic dance form that originated in the black townships of South Africa during the Apartheid era. It developed into a form of social commentary for black South Africans and has undergone several transformations with the country’s changing political tides. When dancing the Pantsula dance for Kwaito music, these are the sneakers that are worn.