2015's Hottest Dance Crazes: The Dab, Hit the Quan and Beyond

Jamaica Craft and Sione Kelepi break down the year's essential Vine-friendly moves

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Hit the Quan

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"I'm not even gonna lie, it took me like an hour to get all the [steps] down, and it's only 20 seconds," says Kelepi. "After you get it down and start adding your own flair, it's pretty good."

Origins: Inspired by rapper Rich Homie Quan's pelvic thrusts in the video "Flex" from earlier this year, the dance got its true start in ILoveMemphis' "Hit the Quan" video from the summer and has become bigger than any of Quan's own material. "The feet work of it remind me of the Walk It Out, which also came from Atlanta and kind of made you feel like the Mashed Potato did," Craft says. 

How to: Make a slow thrust while stepping side to side, then get down and swing your arms. "After that, you start adding your own flair – it's pretty hot," says Kelepi.

Best Time to Use It: Craft: "If you're watching Rich Homie Quan and he busts it out, do it with him. Don't be afraid."

Kelepi: "The best time to do it is in the daytime when you and your friends are driving around and the song comes on. Then you all have to stop [and do it]."

Best Celebrity Rendition: Thanks to numerous fan requests, Fifth Harmony's Dinah Jane and Normani Kordei shared their joint version of the Quan, which showed that the dance can be as fun as it is wildly skillful. However, Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson's goofy-dad version takes the cake.

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