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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.

ZLATAN - ZANKU (LEG WORK) OFFICIAL VIDEO youtu.be

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Sarkodie Is Not Feeling Any Pressure

The elite Ghanaian rapper affirms his king status with this seventh studio album, No Pressure.

Sarkodie is one of the most successful African rappers of all time. With over ten years of industry presence under his belt, there's no question about his prowess or skin in the game. Not only is he a pioneer of African hip-hop, he's also the most decorated African rapper, having received over 100 awards from close to 200 nominations over the span of his career.

What else does Sarkodie have to prove? For someone who has reached and stayed at the pinnacle of hip-hop for more than a decade, he's done it all. But despite that, he's still embracing new growth. One can tell just by listening to his latest album, No Pressure, Sarkodie's seventh studio album, and the follow-up to 2019's Black Love which brought us some of the Ghanaian star's best music so far. King Sark may be as big as it gets, but the scope of his music is still evolving.

Sonically, No Pressure is predominantly hip-hop, with the first ten tracks offering different blends of rap topped off with a handful of afrobeats and, finally, being crowned at the end with a gospel hip-hop cut featuring Ghanaian singer MOG. As far as the features go, Sark is known for collaborating mostly with his African peers but this time around he branches out further to feature a number of guests from around the world. Wale, Vic Mensa, and Giggs, the crème de la crème of rap in America and the UK respectively all make appearances, as well as Nigeria's Oxlade, South Africa's Cassper Nyovest, and his fellow Ghanaian artists Darkovibes and Kwesi Arthur.

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