Kida, Fik-Shun “So You Think You Can Dance” Video: Puppet Hip-Hop Dance Gets Standing Ovation
Kida and Fik-Shun received a standing ovation for their puppet hip-hop dance on “So You Think You Can Dance” on Monday. Watch below!
Last week, “The Next Generation” contestants only performed very short dances with their All-Star partners. This week, though, it was back to full-length routines. Kida and Fik-Shun, of course, stayed in the world of hip-hop, but with the choreography challenge of the young dancer being a puppet and the pro his puppeteer.
The astounding performance set to the Desiigner hit “Panda” led to a standing ovation from the entire panel. That said, Jason Derulo still offered up some criticism, saying that even though the pair are the “perfect duo,” Kida didn’t show enough “levels.” But head judge Nigel Lythgoe responded, “I’ve got to disagree with Jason. Sorry, mate.”
Lythgoe praised Kida’s facial expressions, given that he was a puppet, and further said, “I do think you are the perfect pairing.” Paula Abdul also told him, “I have to say, Kida, I think you are absolutely thriving in this competition. And the best compliment I can give is that you’re holding your own with Fik-Shun.”
And Maddie Ziegler noted, “Everything just looked so good — the hair and makeup, the costumes, the dance. You guys are just incredible. And despite being a talented dancer herself, she admitted that Kida’s smooth lines are “something I wish I could do.” As Gossip Cop reported, Kida also wowed on “SYTYCD” last week with hip-hop and jazz duets. Check out the new video below!