6 Afrobeats Dancers You Should Be Following On Instagram

Afrobeats is the soul of contemporary African music. From the vibrant beats to dancehall hits, to the dance trends. And, what is a great music video without Afrobeats Dancers to keep the vibe in motion?

Check out 6 of the Afrobeats dancers you should be following on Instagram now!

1. GGB Dance Crew

Photo Credit: @ggbdancecrew, Instagram.

GGB stands for Girls Got Bold, and they mean every word of it! This dance crew is made up of three Nigerian women, @e4ma, @ellaley_ and @liquorose. These beautiful black women have been busting incredible dance moves since we got to know about them. They also have dance sessions where you can finally stop dancing in your head and learn it for real. You can find the famous three on Instagram here


2. Sayrah Chips

Photo Credit: @sayrahchips, Instagram.

Sayrah is a dancer/choreographer based in NYC/Houston. She makes dance covers of African songs and teaches dance to those willing to learn. She also organizes dance challenges often, with money prizes. She’s a concept dancer who incorporates storytelling in her art. You can follow her on  @sayrahchips.


3. Pankeeroy

Photo Credit: @pankeeroy, Instagram.

Pankeeroy (real name: Chidera Oliver) is a dancer, content creator and entertainer. He and his cool clique on friends have kept us glued to our Instagram with comedy skits, dancing, and goals-worthy pictures. If you are looking for chill vibes and premium dance content, Follow @pankeeroy.


4. Cocainna

Photo Credit: @cocainnaofficial, Instagram.

Cocainna is a professional dancer, model and choreographer based in London. She makes dance covers for Afrobeats songs and also organizes physical dance classes. A model as well as a dance influencer, Cocainna’s Instagram is a display of dance and slay. You can follow her @cocainnaofficial.


5. Poco Lee

Photo Credit: @poco_lee, Instagram.

Poco Lee is a professional dancer, hypeman and influencer based in Lagos, Nigeria. He’s the pioneer of the Poco Dance, one that he later made into an actual song and released a video. He is quite popular on the Afrobeats scene, featuring on the videos of artists including Burna Boy, 2Face Idibia, Mayorkun, Zlatan Ibile, and so on. You can follow him @poco_lee.


6. Stephen Ojo

Photo Credit: @papi_ojo, Instagram.

You might recognize Stephen from Beyoncé and Shatta Wale‘s Already from the musical film, Black Is King. He was the Blue man doing the zanku dance with Bey.

Stephen Ojo is a 22-year-old dancer, music artiste, model and actor based in The United States and part of a dance group called AvoBoyz. Recently, he was interviewed by BBC News Pidgin. Follow him @papi_ojo.


Checked out their Instagram yet? Whose is your favourite? 

Also, If you want to learn more about the Afrobeats genre, read about its revolution here

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