Sunday, January 16, 2011

Akai - Tremendous Talent From Got to Dance

A THRILLED ten-year-old street dancer last night won Sky1's Got to Dance contest.

Akai Osei, who has only been dancing for a year, picked up the £100,000 prize.

He beat child groups The Box and Jukebox Juniors in the dance-off. Three other acts were knocked out earlier. Overwhelmed Akai, from Orpington, Kent, told show host Davina McCall:

"This is amazing! It's been the best night of my life."

The lad, who performed head spins, body popping and backsliding, said he would buy a mobile phone with some of his winnings. more news

Watch his amazing performance:
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Akai bio:
Akai Milan Osei (born 1999) is a street dancer. He won the TV show Got to Dance in 2010. It is reported that he was inspired by Michael Jackson.

Osei was born in Lambeth.

He appears in the film StreetDance 3D alongside Diversity, George Sampson and Flawless. Osei also appeared in Boy Blue's street dance hip hop show Pied Piper - A Hip-Hop Dance Revolution, along with 60 other kids.

Osei appeared in the music video for the N-Dubz song "We Dance On" in 2010, which was the main song on the soundtrack for the film StreetDance 3D. Also he appeared in an advert for Ministry of Sound Street Dance 2010 CD. Osei has joined the cast of Into the Hoods. [3] Osei also appeared on Blue Peter in mid 2010. Osei also featured in annual dance show "Streets Ahead" in London 2010. Which featured many dance crews and schools including Peridot.



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