In this article we are taking you into the world of entertainment and we are shining the light on Africa’s top 7 best dancers. Original content is most impactful when it's directly in the hands of the people who care about it most. That is exactly what's going on in the world of African dance and choreography on all media platforms.
Dance has always been a key ingredient in the African culture but the problem the dancers of the African continent faced is exposure and a good appreciation of their arts. Progressively, African dance artists have mastered the arts of letting the world see their talent, strength and dynamism and it is very evident in the dancers in this video. These dance choreographers, instructors, are some of the hardest working people, as they are able to alloy a range of different skills together from style, strength and obviously choreography to keep lovers of the African dance moves in awe.
To celebrate the creativity, ingenuity and passion of these dynamic individuals from the African continent, you must truly understand the work that goes into dancing and choreography. There are thousands of exceptional dancers in Africa but there are those that really stand out from the crowd.
Most of the Dancers on this list have worked with some of the best Artists both in and out of the continent and have brought their exception dance moves to change the face of music videos. So in no particular order, these are the top 7 best African dancers based on skill, awards and fame;
7 Aaron Nobert - Cameroon
Dancer, teacher and choreographer of Afrobeat's Aaron Nobert was born in Cameroon but currently resident in the Netherlands. He rose to fame for choreographies he posted online. He started gaining recognition and in 2017, he choreographed Davido’s song ‘Say Dem Say’ which featured Presh and this shot him to prominence. He has since been working with numerous artists by featuring in their music videos.
6 Kaffy - Nigeria
Kafayat Oluwatoyin Shafau, 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.
5 Incredible Zigi - Ghana
Amofa Michael known professionally as Incredible Zigi, is a Ghanaian dance artist and choreographer.
4 Poco Lee - Nigeria
Born Iweh Pascal Odinaka on October 21, 1996, but better known as Poco Lee, the dancer and hype man started dancing as a child. Raised alongside his four siblings in Ojo area of Lagos State by their parents Mr. Kenneth and Augustina Iweh little did Poco Lee know fate was preparing him for a great destiny in life.
3 DanceGod Lloyd - Ghana
Laud Anoo Konadu known professionally as Dancegod Lloyd, is a Ghanaian dancer, dance coach and choreographer. He is a co-founder of the dance school, DWP academy. In 2020, he performed in Beyonce's Already music video which featured Shatta Wale.
2 Stephen Ojo - Nigeria
Stephen is an actor and a fine dancer who recently featured in Beyonce album with his dance moves.
1 Reis Fernando - Angola
Choreographer who is widely known for his eponymous YouTube channel. He has gained popularity there for his original choreography for popular afro song dances.
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