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Is Viral Trend “Shaku Shaku dead”? check The Taki over songs

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Is Viral Trend “Shaku Shaku dead”? check The Taki over songs

Before now it was ‘Pon Pon’ sound then things got a little boring and a new wave came along ‘shaku shaku’. Unlike the former, ‘shaku shaku’ came with it’s own set of steps to make things a lot more fun. Moving your legs rhythmically making an incomplete  leg over move, hand slightly crossed like your wearing handcuffs and the other freestyle involved. Soon ‘Pon Pon’ phased out, artistes were not trying to make quick hits again with it.

Thanks to then relatively unknown stars, Slimcase – OshozondiIdowest – Omo shepeteri, not forgetting Mr Real – Legbegbe – Wo,  ‘shaku shaku’ was fully established as the new rave. Next time everyone in the is on the wave trying to make a new hit.

Apparently at the moment we have moved on from the energetic ‘shaku shaku’ and have started exploring other al arrangements. Three heavyweights have been able to make that type of unattractive mostly by making hits from something else.

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Is Viral Trend “Shaku Shaku dead”? check The Taki over songs

The fall of ‘shaku shaku’ could be said to begin with Duncan Mighty’s collaboration with  ‘Fake Love’. While everyone was hopping on the raving sound Duncan Mighty came out of his hiatus to make a song with the Starboy. ‘Fake Love’ was nothing close to the prevailing of choice.

‘Fake Love’ as it were became an instant hit entirely different from anything that caught the fancy lovers. In response the market gradually shifted in a new direction favouring Duncan Mighty.  The Port Harcourt first son became a hot stuff as his verse came under heavy demand. Probably there should be a name for the Duncan Mighty sound. The Port Harcourt breed singer helped kill Shaku shaku.

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Is Viral Trend “Shaku Shaku dead”? check The Taki over songs
2Baba – Amaka ft Peruzzi

2Baba has been quite instrumental in the eradication of shaku shaku . The legendary singer isn’t one who jumps on all trends grasping for a hit song. It’s 2018 and the Hypertek boss is still churning out hit songs. 2Baba is best remembered in this year for his song ‘Amaka’ which featured Peruzzi of DMW. ‘Amaka’ arguably one of the biggest songs in this year doesn’t use the shaku shaku template. At this point shaku shaku was again mortally wounded.

Is Viral Trend
Is Viral Trend “Shaku Shaku dead”? check The Taki over songs

 is well respected for starting viral trends in the . The boss is clearly one of those who popularized ‘shaku shaku’ especially with that song ‘Wo’. Nonetheless, he has inevitably fast tracked the demise of the trend. His latest releases are made out of another recipe especially with ‘Motigbana’. has shown he has moved on from ‘shaku shaku’ to something else called ‘Kpakujemu’ as seen in ‘’ video – a new type of involving shaking your head vigorously while simultaneously trying to make an incomplete uppercut blow with staggering steps. This was the final nail in the coffin for shaku shaku.

Besides these three prominent listed artistes, everyone else seems to have moved on finally from the craze. However, the itself lingers on as it awaits a successor.

Apparently, n artistes are rather plugging into the Latin America or Caribbean type of sound or some really unique Afrobeat stuff. DM Records new act y has a new song ‘Eastern Baby’ which basically echoes the Caribbean vibe and it’s really catching on. Another artiste worth mentioning is Harrysong whose latest song ‘Tekero’ embodies the same Caribbean and Salsa-esque sound.

By December, there wouldn’t be anyone trying to make a shaku shaku song.

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