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Olamide's #WoChallenge Is Nigeria's Latest Dance Craze

Olamide's #WoChallenge is the newest dance craze sweeping over Nigeria.

One thing's for sure, Olamide's new single "Wo!!" will definitely get you moving.


The Nigerian rapper teamed up with his in-house producer,Β Young John, to create his latest club-banger.

To celebrate the single's release, the rapper's started the #WoChallenge on social media hoping to spark a dance craze that will sweep across the continent.

It's working! People are posting videos of them dancing to the song' s infectious beat in hopes of winning 1 million naira and feature in Olamide's new music video.

Below, we've compiled some of our favorites #WoChallenge videosβ€” the good, the bad, the funny, and the downright weird:

Oya baddo WO! @baddosneh #wochallenge

A post shared by opera casual (@operamoney_lionweedie) on

Wo ! πŸ‘€ #WoChallenge

A post shared by Olamide Adedeji (@baddosneh) on

Fucking hell πŸ”₯ !!! Wo !! πŸ‘€ #WoChallenge

A post shared by Olamide Adedeji (@baddosneh) on

Wo!! @vidivodka Pure Street finess! πŸ€“πŸ€“ Entry for @dreamcatchersda cc @Baddosneh #WoChallenge

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#wochallenge

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No vex @baddosneh i had to do this πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜’πŸ˜’ #wochallenge

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