How to Do the Spongebob Hip-Hop Dance

Want to be a better hip-hop dancer? Why not take lessons from a choreographer to the stars? In this video, Randy R.C. Connor, who has worked with Britney Spears, P. Diddy, Prince, Mary J. Blige, Janet Jackson, and Jay-Z, teaches you how to do the Spongebob dance.

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My name is Randy R.C. Connor, choreographer to the stars. I've worked with Britney Spears, P. Diddy Combs, Prince, Mary J. Blige, Janet Jackson, Jay-Z. We're gonna just break down some moves, that you can use at the club, at the parties, at home, in your bathroom -- just have fun guys, so let's get started. C'mon! Okay guys, here we go. Now, what we're about to do is the Spongebob dance. This is 1 of my niece's favorite cartoon characters. And this dance is really cool, and it's a lot of fun. But keep in mind, it's a high-energy dance, so always make sure that you're breathing through your nose, and out through your mouth, okay? So we're gonna start really simple, alright? And the basic step goes like, basically, you hop on the right, and you push, and you hop again on your right. So you hop, push, hop, push, okay? So you're hopping on your right, pushing. You're hopping on your left, you're pushing. Hopping on your right, pushing. Now, the arms, we're gonna coordinate the arms, okay? Just so we look clean, 'cause everything is always about just looking clean. Presentation, alright? So the arms is, we're going out position So we're going here, push....here, push, here, push, here, push here. Push, here, push, here, push, here, push, here. Push, here, push, here, push...alright? So that's the basic step, alright? Now, we're gonna try that with some music, alright? So here we go. Alright, ready guys? 5..6..7..and. Start slow...good. And arms. Now remember, you have to breathe, and it takes a little practice, but it's okay...you'll get it, alright? Just make sure you keep practicing, 'cause, uh, it takes a lot of energy. So let's do it 1 more time, all together, alright? Here we go. We're gonna start slow, and we're gonna speed it up. Ready? 5...6...5, 6, 7, and...push, push, push, push. And you're doing the Spongebob dance. There you go! Make sure you have fun, guys. Enjoy!

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    Randy R.C. Connor is known as the choreographer-to-the-stars. He got his start with the group rap trio Salt-N-Pepa, which led to his first MTV award nomination in 1994 for Best Choreography for Salt-N-Pepa's "Whatta Man" video featuring En Vogue. He has also worked with Prince, Mary J. Blige, P. Diddy Combs, Jay-Z, Foxy Brown, and others.