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Watch the Music Video for Zlatan's Massive Dance Single 'Zanku (Leg Work)'

This dance move is not for amateurs.

If you are a fan of afrobeats dance, then you're probably familiar with the increasingly popular dance move known as zanku. As Konbini points out, the intricate move was first introduced by Nigerian artist Zlatan in the video for Chinko Ekun's "Able God, but now the artist has shared the music video for the much-anticipated dance song, "Zanku (Leg Work)"

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The music video features Zlatan and various street dancers, who show off their impressive legwork as they zanku throughout the colorful music video. "Give dem, give dem, zanku dance," sings Zlatan throughout the pulsating track.


The zanku is steadily taking over as the go-to afrobeats move, just like the popular shaku shaku when it was first introduced—though we must say the zanku is a bit more intimidating. We'll need tons of more practice (and perhaps exercise) before we can pull off this level of leg work confidently.

Check out the music video for "Zanku (Leg Work)" and try the move for yourself.

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