Here’s President Obama, along with Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta, showing off his dance moves at a state dinner Saturday night in Nairobi:
The “Lipala” dance is a traditional dance that was “updated” by the “popular band Sauti Sol” earlier this year and taking the country by storm. Basically, it’s now the “Gangnam Style” dance of Kenya:
Sauti Sol posted the video along with these photos to their Instagram account:
They say that a picture is a worth a thousand words, how many is this worth? Uniting with Presidents @barackobama @ukenyatta and Auma Obama at State House Nairobi last night, right after our performance! We all did the #LipalaDance #ObamainKenya #ObamaReturns Such a gray moment!! Again, tag the world! Let's show them that Kenya is a hotbed of great music, culture and unity!!! THANK YOU to our President Kenyatta for supporting local music and entertainment ?
And here’s a little longer version:
The president left Kenyan and is now in Ethiopia, making him the first president to ever visit the country while in office: