Photographer Siaka Soppo Traoré creates a bridge between two urban cultures

These expressive photographs capture the feeling of hip hop culture in Dakar and Douala.

Siaka Soppo Traoré is one to watch. Consistently named one of the most innovative African photographers on the scene right now, Traoré is well-known for his evocative dance photography in projects like SunuStreet and Dame Nature. His recent series of images, "Voyages, Images et Corps" features Senegalese hip hop dancers Cie La Mer Noire and a number of dancers from Cameroon Cie Agathe Djokam, Sn9per Cr3w. The groups met for two weeks in April 2016 in a project within the MAM Gallery to promote the positive spirit of urban youth in Dakar, Senegal and Douala, Cameroon.