Creators 100: Meet 10 Of Our Favorite Dancers
by Kui Mwai
August 01, 2022 at 11:03 pm
Blavity’s Creators 100 is highlighting individuals who are changing the game in their creative fields.
These talented dancers have kept us hypnotized with their effortless cool moves. And thanks to their talent, are branching into different mediums and dominating the media.
Here are 10 dancers we tip our hats to.
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Gedlu has been in the game for a minute, and her resume is pretty impressive. She’s danced alongside Usher, Chris Brown, Omarion, Kanye West, Trey Songz and more throughout her career.
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Sanchez lost his hearing when he was 4 years old, but he didn’t let it stop him from pursuing a dance career, Dance Spirit reports. As an actor, dancer and ambassador, he’s working toward giving back.
Harris has shown off her dancing prowess on several TV shows, including The X Factor, Glee, The Voice and Empire, IMDB reports. She rose to fame after appearing on America’s Best Dance Crew seventh season in 2012 with dance crew 8 Flavahz. They were the runner-ups, but Harris is proving she’s still number one.
Nae Nae Twins
In a world full of TikTok dancers, the Nae Nae Twins are unforgettable. With over two million followers on the platform, the 26-year-old Sacramento natives are officially TikTok stars, Pop Sugar reports. Their synchronized routines are flawless and so fun to watch.
Derrell Underwood is a jack-of-all-trades. Not only does he have the smoothest moves, and shows them off on social media, he’s also a talented video editor and actor, Dance Spirit reports.
Kida The Great
At just 20 years old, Kida The Great has already become a must-hire choreographer in the hip-hop world. Making a name of himself with his Instagram videos dancing to tracks like “Don’t Sleep” and “Cut It,” Kida The Great first gained recognition in 2016 when he appeared on So You Think You Dance.
Harris has been dancing since she was 6 years old, and those years of practice show in the precise way she executes choreography. The 19-year-old now dances in huge arenas, joining Mary J. Blige for her Super Bowl halftime performance, Fox 13 reports.
Aliya Janell Brinson
Dancing is sexy, and Brinson celebrates that aspect of dance with the best of them. Her brand Queens N Lettos (QNL) posts high heel routines and provides classes loved by many.
Dixon is a professional dancer who’s made cameos on major films, including Coming 2 America, Boomerang and The Boss. Not only is she an accomplished dancer, but she’s also a mom to an adorable daughter, Nya, who joins her in many of her social media clips.
Better known as Yung BBQ, Alexis Feacher is a popular social media personality who proved over the years that she’s a dancer worth taking seriously. According to Forbes, she’s been dancing since 2005, watching her brother who’s a choreographer and copying his moves. Now, she’s cutting checks with brands like Nike, Netflix and Spotify.
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