The ‘coffin dance’ is an internet meme comprising of a video group of guys in Ghana, dressed in funeral outfits, carrying a casket and dancing. The meme took popularity after the music of ‘Astronomia’ by Vicetone & Tony Igy.
Who did the original coffin dance?
Origin. The Dancing Pallbearers are led by Benjamin Aidoo, who started the group as a regular pallbearer service in 2003. He later had the idea of adding choreography to their pallbearing work. Extra fees are charged for dancing with the coffin during a funeral.
Where did the coffin dance originate?
What is the Origin of Coffin Dance Meme? The origin of these videos is in Ghana, where there is a tradition to celebrate death and journey thereafter to another world (another birth). Back in 2015, a YouTuber with an account name Travelin Sister was in Ghana for her mother in law’s funeral.
How old is the coffin dance?
In March 2020, a YouTuber uploaded the video onto YouTube which started a trend on the Internet. In April, the group became the subject of a darkly comedic internet meme when videos of people suffering various mishaps, followed by clips of the pallbearers dancing with coffins became viral.
Who made Astronomia?
When did the song Astronomia come out?
“Astronomia” is a house song by Dutch electronic music duo Vicetone and Russian DJ and record producer Tony Igy, created as a remix of Igy’s 2010 song with the same name. It was released on July 9, 2014. A 19-second sample of the song, featuring the section transitioning into the refrain.
Is Astronomia copyright free?
All songs have copyright protection in the United States until 70 years after the songwriter’s death, and every single recording of a song is currently under copyright protection in the U.S. So, yes, the song Astronomia, which was released in 2010, is copyrighted.
Astronomia (Coffin Dance Meme Song) on iPhone …
Coffin Dance – Astronomia (Lyrics Video)
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