Nigerians on social media have gone ‘gaga’ after a snippet of Beyonce’s video show her dancing Zanku while donning an Ankara.
American Legendary singer, Beyonce Gissele Knowles Carter, popularly known as Beyonce’s up coming visul for her “Already” track with Ghanaian dancehall act Shatta Wale leaked.
Already’ was the best song on ‘The Lion King: The Gift’ album and it gets a video that totally suits its beauty.
Beyonce dives into the deepest levels of African pop culture to unearth impressive dance moves and color combinations as well as fashion.
The way the singer danced Zanku flawlessly and effortlessly in the video has put tweeps into anticipating the release of the album.
catch a glimpse of the video below:
Beyoncé just dropped the best 3seconds Zanku You will Ever See 🙆🏽♂️❤️❤️ 👸!!
– Seeing Shatta Wale putting Ghana up there also made me happy and I can see for Brown Skin Girl video with Wizkid ⭐️!
Everywhere go scatter 💣 pic.twitter.com/m5FTvEGJ9p
— Laba Laba Master 🦋🦋🦋 (@Buchi_Laba) July 25, 2020
The origins of zanku, now famously attributed to the rapper known as Zlatan Ibile, is tied to a multi-level, street culture — which the blanket Nigerian popular culture has always borrowed from.
However, reacting to the video, Nigerians and Ghanaians have taken to social media to express shock and “aww” over it.
See some reactions below…
The fact Beyoncé can zanku better than me is upsetting me and my home girls
— Golden Brown Dodo (@siainstyle) July 25, 2020
Beyoncé danced zanku, I can't breath 😭,
She ate it
— Igbo Wolf (@TheIgboWolf) July 24, 2020
zlatan better tell beyoncé thank you because the zanku era was coming to an end lol
— trigger warning ❦ (@novelluh) July 25, 2020
Queen Beyoncé wearing Ankara and dancing Zanku. It’s only a matter of time before she opens a Nigerian/African restaurant. @Beyonce call me.
— Tobi (@TheTobiSmith) July 25, 2020