As the only African dance crew, Afro Funk had something to prove on the NBC World of Dance stage. Check out their exclusive Q&A with WOD Magazine below to find out what inspires them and what their signature move is.
WOD: Where do you draw inspiration from? Who/what inspires you?
AF: We draw our inspiration from the struggles faced by third world African countries- our similar struggles as immigrants in the USA also inspires us
WOD: Why do you think dance is important to the world?
AF: Dance is a great to for expressing emotions- suicide rates would be less if people could just dance.
WOD: What are you most excited/nervous about being on the show?
AF: We have a reputation to protect as most of us on the team are dance teachers. We need to do it the right way because our students are watching
WOD: What’s your signature move?
AF: We like the Konto—a dance move that began from the streets of Lagos Nigeria
WOD: What sets you apart from the competition?
AF: We are the only African dance crew!