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This Clip of the Dream Catchers  Dancing to 'Brown Skin Girl' Is the Cutest Thing You'll See Today

The viral video of the Nigerian dance crew performing to Beyoncé, Wizkid and Blue Ivy's "Brown Skin Girl" is what the song is all about.

We love us some Dream Catchers.Dream Catchers.

The young Nigerian dance crew have blessed us with many memorable dance numbers, but their latest might be our favorite yet. The crew shared a clip of them dancing to Beyoncé, Wizkid and Blue Ivy's "Brown Skin Girl," a standout from Beyoncé's The Lion King: The Gift album, which celebrates the beauty of dark-skinned black women.

In the clip, the young dancers appear elated as they dance and sing along to the song's empowering lyrics. "Brown skin girl, your skin just like pearls. The best thing in the world, never trade you for anybody else." The clip has since gone viral, with over 40,000 likes and counting.


"To me, it doesn't get much better than this. Brava, Beyonce," wrote Ava DuVernay. "You've done a beautiful thing here. I see pride. I see joy. #BrownSkinGirlChallenge." Many online have shared similar heartfelt reactions to the clip.

The song has spurred the #BrownSkinGirlChallenge. Lupita Nyong'o who Beyoncé name drops in the song shared a video of her reaction to hearing the line.

If you needed a Monday morning pick-me-up, here it is. Check out the full Dream Catchers' "Brown Skin Girl" dance routine below, and keep up with the group via their Instagram page.

Beyonce - Brown Skin Girl (Dance Video) by The Happy African Kids (Dream Catchers) ft. Wizkid www.youtube.com

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On March 24th, militants stormed Palma—a gas-rich city in Mozambique—as part of an ongoing insurgency in the country dating back to 2017. Dozens of civilians have been killed although an official death toll has not been declared as of yet. Currently, at least 8000 more have been left displaced, fleeing to other parts of the country and attempting to seek asylum in Tanzania. This is believed to be the worst attacks carried out by the Islamist militant group, Al-Shabaab, to date.
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