President Obama dances with Kenyan pop stars, video a viral hit

theGRIO REPORT - You need dance moves in your life? President Obama's got you covered. During a statehouse dinner hosted by Kenyan president Uhuru Kenyatta, President Obama joined local pop stars Sauti Sol and broke out the "Lipala" dance...

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You need dance moves in your life? President Obama’s got you covered.

During a statehouse dinner hosted by Kenyan president Uhuru Kenyatta, President Obama joined local pop stars Sauti Sol and broke out the “Lipala” dance.

Other dancers included Kenyatta’s wife Margaret Kenyatta, National Security Adviser Susan Rice and Obama’s half-sister Auma.

In the now viral clip, Sauti Sol group leader Bien-Aimé Baraza can be heard explaining the dance moves to President Obama: “To the right to the left, to the left.”

The president looked at ease in front of the assembled crowd. The proof is in the video.

After the dance session, Sauti Sol gave Obama props on Instagram:

And for those who doubted President @barackobama‘s step – the #LipalaDance #SuraYako is his new favorite Kenyan dance!

The dinner was a much more fun and friendly affair for President Obama’s Kenya trip. He had criticized President Kenyatta during an earlier press conference for his country’s treatment of gay rights.

President Obama visited Ethiopia Sunday.

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