Of course we’ve all seen the videos of folks doing the #run­ning­man­chal­lenge, nae nae, whip etc. Now, we’re giv­ing way to the viral videos of afro­cen­tric dance rou­tines that require such skill and tech­nique, it would put any­one doing the #juke­box­trend to shame.
These dances, which empha­size iso­lat­ed hip move­ments find back­ground in con­tem­po­rary African dances such as Azon­to, Sho­ki, Souk­ous and Hapin­go. The fol­low­ing dancers are putting these moves on the map.

Look­ing like a craze woman in Union park😂 Hype Man in the Back Tho!!!! @langmia #dance #afrobeats #trybeszn

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Let’s go! 💪🏿Hap­py Tues­day lol Song: ‘Tum­bo­lo’ by @Rotimo

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Vibz­ing to my boys track @yvich. mets moi en haut 🔥🔥🔥

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#Chop­Dai­ly | 💃🏽: @bontle.modiselle 🎵: OS Banah — Eh Ban­tu

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Wow! They can MOVE! Excel­lent!

Milos Mom

Dang.. Makes me want to hit up my local African dance class. It’s been a while.