Sayrah ChipsSayrah, a red-haired brand and an Instagram bio that reads ‘choreographer/ dancer/ teacher/ entertainer,’ continues to entertain 345 thousand Instagram followers. In contrast, her YouTube page has 56.1 thousand subscribers, with her top video, where she choreographed and danced to Fireboy DML’s Party Scatter, receiving 913k views.
Poco Lee is undoubtedly the most influential dancer in the present Nigerian Afrodance scene. His name has made the lyric lines of numerous famous musicians, some of whom he is close friends with, for his refreshing perspective and innovation on the Zanku legwork.
When Wizkid’s team needed an afro-dancer to perform an interpretation of Wizkid’s Ginger, Brooklyn-based Izzy Odigie, who hails from Edo State in Nigeria, was the dancer that was chosen. Izzy Odigie has completed multiple class tours where she teaches dance in various places throughout the world during her 5-year career. She also has a significant following on YouTube. She has 217k subscribers and has videos like her dance choreography for Yemi Alade’s Oh My Gosh and her Burna Boy’s Killin’ Dem routine, which she taught in a class tour in Japan.
Nife, a diasporan Nigerian dancer, located in London, is another diasporan Nigerian dancer who connects people in London and beyond via afro dance. With 626k Instagram followers and 16.9k YouTube subscribers, she has developed her ‘Itsjustnife’ moniker as a force in afrobeats, introducing people to music via her 2.8-like Spotify playlist. Furthermore, her dance performance of Midas the Jagaban’s Party With A Jagaban contributed to the song’s UK chart-topping triumph.
Tiwa Pearl, a prominent Nigerian afro-dancer residing in the United States, choreographed the routines of the Ravers County ladies in Rema’s Bounce Video. Her 57.6k Instagram followers are delighted by her dynamic dancing routines and sexy twist on streetwear attire.
6.Westsyde Lifestyle Crew
One of the first dance gangs to make a fortune in Nigerian music’s new era. Olamide’s Wo and Burna Boy’s Gbona have both included him. Ambrose Tjark, Yemi Osokoya, Emmax, and Tomisin are the current members of the crew. Picture Kodak, also known as Love Divine, was their previous fourth member.
7.GGB Dance Crew
Females Got Bold is a gang of three girls, Ellaley, Liquorose, and Ifeoma, who are dancing their way onto the screens of every young Nigerian who uses the internet with their coordinated and violent dances.
She’s known on Instagram as ‘therealboluwatife,’ and she’s famed for her mesmerizing dancing videos. Boluwatife has also amassed an outstanding portfolio of music video appearances, including Mayorkun’s Geng.
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The Nigerian afro-dance movement, like the music environment it supports, is fast-paced and constantly changing. While this list features eight of Nigeria’s best afro-dancers, rest assured that many more rising stars are in their midst. Do you know of any other Nigerian dance artists who have recently made a name for themselves in the business? Let us know everything there is to know about them in the comments area.