Rap showcases speed of mouth. Irish step dancing showcases the speed of foot. What happens when you mix them? You will be amazed.
The first thing your brain says is “Wait, that isn’t Irish music.” The second thing your brain says is “Wait. These guys are pretty darn good!!!” These Irish brothers keep in sync with the music’s faster-than-sound enunciations.
The stellar act is drawing comments like “I’ve never seen that kind of step-dancing,” from people that were actively involved in the style of dance.
We can only wonder what Busta Rhymes himself thinks of this set of feet that can keep up with his mad lip-licks.
Besides a grand display of technical skill, the video is also a reminder that music doesn’t have to fit snugly in a strict set of boundaries. Crossovers like this are fresh and invigorating.