‘Black excellence': Gymnast Nia Dennis’ hip-hop performance goes viral

UCLA gymnast Nia Dennis earns a near-perfect score for her floor routine choreographed to hip-hop hits by Kendrick Lamar, Megan Thee Stallion, 2Pac and more.
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Well folks she has done it again UCLA gym is needed danys UN viral last year for her beyonce inspired floor routine. Almost nailed a perfect ten yesterday with her latest ode to black culture. It gymnastics a sport where only 9% of the vision one that gentleness or black neo shows that being on apologetic when you yourself can serve as your superpower. After sticking the landing one final time. 21 year old Nia Dennis clinched a victory. And then went viral. It was register nearly flawless floor routine that has everyone talking. This UCLA Jim this performance dubbed black excellence. Has been viewed more than seven million times likely because of her own distinct twist or flavor. Coupled with her music selection to. From ten directed to pop. Thank goodness Dow Jones and Missy Elliott Dennis is floor routine has resonated as a proud display of black culture in a predominantly white schools. That's what she did what she says this through different generations of black and pop music and that's what can expect. Musician Missy Elliott calling her routine snapping. Fellow extremists and Olympic medalist Simone vials sending her this message complete with fire emotion. Quits her stepping won't see walking and even crank in the soldier boy. The undefeated Kelly Carter says it means showing future women in gymnastics that they can bring their full selves to the floor oh win big because of it. I guarantee you there a little brown girls everywhere. Who are looking at that routine that she did insane. I'd probably indecent in my dress you all because of Whitney didn't think that's really special. Special Indy.

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