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Hip Hop often has a way of inspiring dance crazes and viral movements that take the world by storm. These dances become popular and associated with specific songs, creating memorable moments in pop culture, and viral movements. Here are a few examples of rap songs that have had ICONIC dance associated with them:

Bust A Move! These Nostalgic Songs Will Make You Dance!  was originally published on

1. Crank That (Soulja Boy)

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Crank That Soulja Boy by Soula Boy (2007)

2. Lean Wit It Rock Wit It

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Lean Wit It Rock Wit It by DEM Franchize Boyz (2006)

3. Milly Rock

Milly Rock by 2 Milly (2015)

4. Pop, Lock, & Drop It

Pop, Lock, & Drop It by Huey (2007)

5. Walk It Out

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Walk It Out by DJ Unk (2007)

6. Watch Me Whip/Nae Nae

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Watch Me Whip/Nae Nae by Silento (2015)

7. Stanky Legg

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Stanky Legg by GS Boyz (2008)

8. You a Jerk

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You a Jerk by New Boyz (2009)

9. Teach Me How To Dougie

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Teach Me How To Dougie by Cali Swag District (2010) 

10. Chicken Noodle Soup

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Chicken Noodle Soup by DJ Webstar (2006)

11. Gas Pedal

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Gas Pedal by Sage the Gemini (2014)

12. Leanback

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Leanback by Fat Joe (2004)

13. Right Thurr

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Right Thurr by Chingy (2003)

14. Cupid Shuffle

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Cupid Shuffle by Cupid (2007)

15. The Humpty Dance

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The Humpty Dance by Digital Underground (1990)

16. Da Perculator

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It’s Time For Da Perculator by Cajmere (1992)