These Japanese grannies formed a rap group and we love it

Cape Town - Meet Japan's granny idol group: 'Obachaaan'.

They sing, they dance and they rap - but most importantly, these talented grannies are promoting their city in a funk-filled way as Japan hosts its first G20 summit.

The Osaka-based group is made up of women whose average age is 66 and they've just released a rap-style music video in English to welcome the Group of 20 summit that starts this week in Japan.

The song it titled Oba Funk Osaka and it shows the group the older ladies dancing and singing in the colourful streets. 


Obachan is the Japanese word for an older woman or "auntie" according to the South China Morning Post.

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