Taylor Hatala: 11-Year-Old Game-Changer

September 26, 2014

Seriously, something’s in the water in Canada—and it’s producing crazy-talented, out-of-this-world, did-that-really-just-happen dancers left and right. In our October issue, we gave you an insider’s look at some of the top Canadian dance studios taking over the competition scene. Now we can throw another into the mix: Thank you, KORE Dance Studio, for bringing us the awesomeness that is Taylor Hatala.

Everybody’s been talking about this beast of an 11-year-old since hip-hop choreographer Laurence Kaiwai posted a video of himself dancing with her to Nicki Minaj’s “Anaconda.” You guys know how we feel about mini hip-hoppers, and you know we love a good “Anaconda” performance—so this video is basically #cloudninestatus for us. Prepare to be obsessed:

After you watch it a couple (hundred) times, check out two more Taylor Matala videos that are equally jaw-dropping: “Act Out” and “Am I Wrong”: