Ever heard the saying “It’s better to be prepared for an opportunity and not have one than to have an opportunity and not be prepared”. I think misery is when opportunity comes but finds you unprepared.
But this was not the case for the TOFO boys whose preparedness brought them massive opportunity from one they would in a lifetime least expect.
No other than singer, Beyonce saw a video on YouTube of the dance group from Mozambique called Tofo Tofo Boys she thought their dance was just right for her new video. She immediately flew them from Africa to work with her.
Mozambique is in the Southern part of Africa, sharing borders with South Africa, Malawi, tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
She asked choreographers to learn the dance and teach others, but no one seemed to master it well.
They tried and failed until Beyonce decided to get the guys to come over and teach her dancers their now famous dance.
There was a problem though, no one knew how to contact them. Eventually after 4 months the group was found. The rest is history the guys helped and featured on the video for the song. (Who run the world, GIRLS).
Even when you have talent but can’t seem to find prospects, keep working on your talent and put your work out there on a platform visible to everyone! You will never know who may come across it.
Even if all fails, keep trying….
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