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Top Ten Most Popular Nigerian Dance Styles And The Originator. by Nobody: 1:42pm On Jul 15, 2015
To get a hit song is no joke. The chance to get a Hit song is increased if a dance step comes with it.Here are the Top ten most popular and widely accepted dance steps in. Nigeria and their originator ( Artist).

In no particular order


1) Azonto( Wizkid)- Though azonto was created in Ghana .Wizkid popularized it.Then the Dance went viral.The dance also had a kind of beat.which went viral has well. Azonto.Azonto.Some pple had a 2 1 in Azonto dance wen it came out then.Nollywood didnt slack as they released Azonto babes part 1- 4.Many other artistes released azonto themed Songs afterwards.

2) Galala(Daddy Showkey) Many have credited Daddy Showkey as The Galala Creator .Some say its Father U turn .However,one thing we know is that it is synonymous with Reggae Music..

3) SuO ( Danfo drivers/Marvelous Benji) - Remember SU0.Many claim it was Created by Marvelous benji but i remember in Danfo drivers song where They said " I am a Danfo driver , SUO,sebi u be danfo ..

4) Yahooze ( Olu Maintain ) -If i hammer,first thing na..Dat one is left for u to decide but Olu maintain yahooze was a mega hit as it came with the Yahooze dance. Oya karmakazee on d Kentro level .

5) Alanta ( ArtQuake) - Open your eyes as if you wan..ArtQuake came thru with Alanta Dance which became a hit and got many people behaving like possessed.. lol let me stop here

6) Skelewu ( Davido) - Davido Skelewu became a Mega hit .He shot 2 videos for the additive song which also came with a dance. however,Dammy krane laid claim as Many critics claimed it resembled d artist Gbetiti dance.. Skelewu was d known one sha..

7) Kukere ( Iyanya) - After doing RnB and i love you baby ,i like u songs in his first album and he didnt blow.Iyanya had to do something . Kukere clicked the right buttons and launched the Etighi Dance which is a dance from where he hails from..Though another artist released etighi,iyanya kukere is d most recognized.

cool Sekem ( Mc galaxy) -Oya Sekem one hand for your waist ..This was one of d favourite songs of Mama Peace.MC Galaxy assisted by Tspize d producer made d song a hit and the dance went viral.

9) Bobo ( Djenimoney/Olamide) - Talo fa Bobo.Consistent Hit maker Olamide made a Massive hit from The Song Shakititi bobo which came with a nice dance.The dance went viral after .Though an upcoming artiste claimed Olamide stole his own Yobo dance.Bobo is still d most popular and accepted..

10) Shoki ( Lil kesh / Orezi) -Shoki.shoki is one of the most danced dance style in Nigeria. Be like say it goes with every song.The originator is disputed. But The battle is between Lil Kesh and Orezi..


notable mentions

Alingo by Psquare
Makossa by Awilo longomba
Awor By Kcee,Harrysong,iyanya
Gbetiti- Dammy krane
ijo Oloti- Omo Akin
Gangnam style PSY

Which is Your Favourite and the one you are good at


Compiled and written by Iamsynord

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Re: Top Ten Most Popular Nigerian Dance Styles And The Originator. by may01(f): 1:46pm On Jul 15, 2015
Nice list Op. #Shakiti Bobo, #Kukere and #Shoki are my favourites


What of Korede Bello's dance in Godwin cheesy

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Re: Top Ten Most Popular Nigerian Dance Styles And The Originator. by Nobody: 1:55pm On Jul 15, 2015
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Re: Top Ten Most Popular Nigerian Dance Styles And The Originator. by okabe(m): 1:56pm On Jul 15, 2015
Makossa by awilo logomba, my best so far...bahdt moves

+ komolop cholop by MC Galaxy is also cool

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Re: Top Ten Most Popular Nigerian Dance Styles And The Originator. by may01(f): 1:58pm On Jul 15, 2015
Iamsynord:


I reject it in Jesus name.lol.

Hahaha

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Re: Top Ten Most Popular Nigerian Dance Styles And The Originator. by hatux: 2:31pm On Jul 15, 2015
Iamsynord:


I reject it in Jesus name.lol. una sabi say I go call u 2dice,Safarigirl and Hatux..
Lol cheesy.....
Abeg shey godwin na dance undecided.... Shoki and yahooze for me anytime....

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Re: Top Ten Most Popular Nigerian Dance Styles And The Originator. by Nobody: 2:44pm On Jul 15, 2015
may01:
Nice list Op. #Shakiti Bobo, #Kukere and #Shoki are my favourites


What of Korede Bello's dance in Godwin cheesy

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Re: Top Ten Most Popular Nigerian Dance Styles And The Originator. by RaDaZaBaNa(m): 2:48pm On Jul 15, 2015
[quote author=MhizDeedy post=35891719][/quote]
Lmao

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Re: Top Ten Most Popular Nigerian Dance Styles And The Originator. by may01(f): 2:52pm On Jul 15, 2015
[quote author=MhizDeedy post=35891719][/quote]
grin grin

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Re: Top Ten Most Popular Nigerian Dance Styles And The Originator. by 2dice(m): 3:05pm On Jul 15, 2015
Iamsynord:


I reject it in Jesus name.lol. una sabi say I go call u 2dice,Safarigirl and Hatux..
Makossa is still the KING
Galala should be next
Then suo but ee no last atall
But make we no lie Alanta sweet too...
Godwin no be dance ooo...that one na for children cheesy
Etihgi try but Shoki murdered Hin career cheesy

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Re: Top Ten Most Popular Nigerian Dance Styles And The Originator. by sugni: 3:11pm On Jul 15, 2015
Iamsynord:


9) Bobo ( Djenimoney/Olamide) - Talo fa Bobo.Consistent Hit maker Olamide made a Massive hit from The Song Shakititi bobo which came with a nice dance.The dance went viral after .Though an upcoming artiste claimed Olamide stole his own Yobo dance.Bobo is still d most pop
Na teletubbies get Bobo dance grin grin grin

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Re: Top Ten Most Popular Nigerian Dance Styles And The Originator. by SirVictory: 4:25pm On Jul 15, 2015
sugni:
Na teletubbies get Bobo dance grin grin grin
Lol....I thought as much

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Re: Top Ten Most Popular Nigerian Dance Styles And The Originator. by Nobody: 4:33pm On Jul 15, 2015
sugni:
Na teletubbies get Bobo dance grin grin grin

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Re: Top Ten Most Popular Nigerian Dance Styles And The Originator. by blacq2009(m): 5:00pm On Jul 15, 2015
Azonto is a ghanaian dance originated by Sarkodie. Stop misleading your readers

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Re: Top Ten Most Popular Nigerian Dance Styles And The Originator. by Nobody: 5:03pm On Jul 15, 2015
blacq2009:
Azonto is a ghanaian dance originated by Sarkodie. Stop misleading your readers

Sarkodie ?? I wrote originated in Ghana. So I think am safe

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Re: Top Ten Most Popular Nigerian Dance Styles And The Originator. by orogodoganyin(m): 6:17pm On Jul 15, 2015
how can u say wizkid popularized azonto? galala was bigger than all these dances in its hay

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Re: Top Ten Most Popular Nigerian Dance Styles And The Originator. by RaDaZaBaNa(m): 7:33pm On Jul 15, 2015
Maleke - chettah dance
Re: Top Ten Most Popular Nigerian Dance Styles And The Originator. by Born2eatPussy(m): 7:57pm On Jul 15, 2015
What of the sex dance ??
I invented it.
I'm a [size=20pt]GOAT[/size] ( GREATEST OF ALL TIME)

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Re: Top Ten Most Popular Nigerian Dance Styles And The Originator. by Nobody: 7:57pm On Jul 15, 2015
And the BEST dancers of ALL- TIME are the Nursery/Primary School Children shocked shocked


They dance as if they were SPECIALLY trained cool cool

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Re: Top Ten Most Popular Nigerian Dance Styles And The Originator. by Nobody: 7:58pm On Jul 15, 2015
who's the originator of mapouka

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Re: Top Ten Most Popular Nigerian Dance Styles And The Originator. by wildchild1: 7:58pm On Jul 15, 2015
Makossa by Awilo Logomba honorable mention? Are you serious OP? You must be high on fermented urine Na joke i dey joke o grin but seriously that dance gotta be the biggest dance out of Africa



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Re: Top Ten Most Popular Nigerian Dance Styles And The Originator. by Titto93(m): 7:59pm On Jul 15, 2015
It simply takes your mind set to be CREATIVE.
Re: Top Ten Most Popular Nigerian Dance Styles And The Originator. by UnknownT: 7:59pm On Jul 15, 2015
That ur number one should be on honorable mention list since it was originated in Ghana. We have seen some Ghana music videos with good azonto steps #MyOpinion

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Re: Top Ten Most Popular Nigerian Dance Styles And The Originator. by Nobody: 8:00pm On Jul 15, 2015
No be Iyanya get Kukere oo na Calabar get am, d guy helped made it popular though.

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Re: Top Ten Most Popular Nigerian Dance Styles And The Originator. by groundnutoil(m): 8:00pm On Jul 15, 2015
angry
Re: Top Ten Most Popular Nigerian Dance Styles And The Originator. by Daintilicious(f): 8:01pm On Jul 15, 2015
Lol Azonto

I'm yet to see any dance steps from the DoroNation

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Re: Top Ten Most Popular Nigerian Dance Styles And The Originator. by BUSHHUNTER: 8:01pm On Jul 15, 2015
Na Dresan get shoki

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