The Best Hip Hop Dance Music of 2016

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Best Hip Hop Dance Songs of 2016

We have compiled a list of the best hip hop dance songs of 2016. This list includes songs from a variety of artists, including major mainstream artists such as Drake, Kendrick Lamar, and J. Cole, as well as lesser known artists such as Chance the Rapper and Anderson .Paak.

“All the Way Up” by Fat Joe and Remy Ma

This song was released in 2016 by Fat Joe and Remy Ma and quickly rose to the top of the charts. The music video features some of the best hip hop dancers in the world and the song itself is catchy and perfect for dancing.

“No Problem” by Chance the Rapper

“No Problem” is a song by American hip hop recording artist Chance the Rapper, featuring rappers Lil Wayne and 2 Chainz. The track was produced by Brasstracks, and released on May 27, 2016, by Chance the Rapper’s SoundCloud account. The song peaked at number 59 on the US Billboard Hot 100.

The song is a positive and uplifting anthem about success, with the chorus repeating the phrase “I got no problem with that”. In an interview with Genius, Chance explained that the song is about “triumphing over adversity and proving people wrong”. He also described it as a “dream come true” to have Lil Wayne and 2 Chainz on the track.

The music video for “No Problem” was released on August 12, 2016. The video features cameos from several celebrities including Macklemore, Lil Yachty, Alicia Keys, Young Thug, and Justin Bieber.

“Work” by Rihanna

“Work” is a song recorded by Barbadian singer Rihanna for her eighth studio album, Anti (2016). The song was written by Montana “Tar peoples” Moselle, Rihanna, Carl Falk, Rovishington ” boi-1da” Hedman, and Robyn “Rihanna” Fenty. “Work” is a dancehall and hip hop track with elements of ragairie pop. Lyrically, the songpertains to finding love in a club.

Critical reception of “Work” was positive, with many critics praising the song’s dancehall and pop elements. The song peaked at number nine on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in the United States, becoming Rihanna’s twenty-sixth top 10 single on the chart. It also reached number one on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart, making it Rihanna’s fourteenth number-one single on that chart, and her first since 2013’s “Pour It Up”. Internationally, “Work” peaked at number one in Canada and France, while also reaching the top 10 in Australia, Denmark and New Zealand.

Best Hip Hop Dance Albums of 2016

“Lemonade” by Beyonce

“Lemonade” is the sixth studio album by American singer BeyoncĂ©, released on April 23, 2016 by Parkwood Entertainment and Columbia Records. The album’s production features dark, dense beats and samples with visuals that are intended to evoke feelings of police brutality and the Black Lives Matter movement. Lyrically, the album focuses on infidelity, anger, betrayal, and reconciliation. British music magazine NME placed “Lemonade” at number two on their list of the 50 best albums of 2016.

“Views” by Drake

“Views” is the fourth studio album by Canadian rapper Drake. It was released on April 29, 2016, through Young Money Entertainment, Cash Money Records and Republic Records. Production for the album took place during 2015 to 2016 at various recording studios. Recording sessions took place at Metalworks Studios in Mississauga, Ontario; Revolution Recording in Toronto; Westlake Recording Studios in Los Angeles; and Studio 637 in Detroit.

The album includes guest appearances from Rihanna, Pimp C, PartyNextDoor,Future, dvsn, WizKid and Kyla.Views was supported by two singles: “Hotline Bling”and “One Dance”. Sung by Nigerian-British singer Wizkid and featuring Canadian singer Kyla, “One Dance” peaked at number one on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart and became Drake’s first ever number-one single as a lead artist in the country. It also topped charts in several other countries including Australia, Canada and the United Kingdom.

“Anti” by Rihanna

“Anti” is the eighth studio album by Barbadian singer Rihanna. It was released on January 28, 2016, through Westbury Road and Roc Nation. The album was preceded by the release of two singles, “Work” featuring Drake and “Needed Me”. Musically, the album is a departure from Rihanna’s previous albums, incorporating pop, dance-pop, R&B and hip hop elements. Upon its release, “Anti” debuted at number one on the US Billboard 200 with 166,000 equivalent album units; it became Rihanna’s second US number-one album after “Unapologetic” (2012) and her seventh overall.

Critical reception for “Anti” was mixed; some reviewers praised its musical direction while others criticized its length and lyrical content. The album received a nomination for Album of the Year at the 59th Grammy Awards. It received positive reviews from contemporary critics who saw an improvement in her musicianship over her last three albums.

Best Hip Hop Dance Artists of 2016

There were a lot of great hip hop dance songs that came out in 2016. However, there were a few artists that really stood out above the rest. In this article, we will be discussing the best hip hop dance artists of 2016.


Beyonce is one of the most popular hip hop dance artists of 2016. She has released multiple hit songs that have become popular among hip hop dancers. Her distinctive style of dance has made her a favorite among fans of this genre.


Drake is a Canadian rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer, and actor. Born in Toronto, Drake rose to fame as a teenager with his debut album, Thank Me Later (2010), which peaked at number one on the US Billboard 200 and was certified platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). His next two releases, 2011’s Take Care and 2013’s Nothing Was the Same, were also critical and commercial successes; the former earned him his first Grammy Award for Best Rap Album, and the latter his second Grammy Award for Best Rap Performance.


Rihanna, who is known for her versatile dance moves, has once again demonstrated her skills in the hip-hop genre with the release of her music video for “Work.” The singer teamed up with director Eriksen Corell Wand to produce a visually stunning video that sees Rihanna dancing in various locations throughout Toronto.

While the majority of the video focuses on Rihanna’s killer dance moves, there are also shots of the singer interacting with people on the street and in nightclubs. This gives the video an intimate feel, as if we are getting a behind-the-scenes look at Rihanna’s life.

The choreography in “Work” is complex and well executed, and it is clear that Rihanna has put in a lot of time and effort to perfect her craft. This is one artist who is definitely worth watching in 2016!

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