These dance artists (choreographers, instructors, digital marketers and independent filmmakers) are some of the hardest working people on the internet, as they are able to alloy a range of different skills together from video production, art direction and obviously choreography to create regular viral content. Indeed, community is a huge component of the growth of this online session, as most creatives in this regard actively support each other by collaborating, sharing content and borrowing parts of their choreographies from each other.
To celebrate the creativity, ingenuity and passion of these dynamic individuals from the continent and in the diaspora working hard to shape our collective movement vocabularies with new steps and choreographies, here is a list of some of the most engaging and entertaining dance accounts to follow on Instagram and other social media platform.
Kafayat Oluwatoyin Shafau (born 30 June 1980), popularly known by her stage name Kaffy,is a Nigerian dancer, choreographer, dance instructor and fitness coach. She is also the founder and owner of Imagneto Dance Company. She is best known for breaking the Guinness World Record for “Longest Dance Party” at the Nokia Silverbird Danceathon in 2006. This list won’t be complete without mentioning the face of Nigeria dancers. Follow her on I.G @ Kaffydance
- Iziegbe ‘Izzy’ Odigie
Style: Afro-fusion, hip-hop
- Meka Oku
Style: Afrobeats, hip-hop
- GIRLS GOT BOLD (GGB) Dance Crew
Style: Afrobeat, Hip-Hop, Fusion