What "SYTYCD" Alum Ivan Koumaev’s Listening To

Koumaev dancing at Justin Timberlake's Man of The Woods concert. Photo by Mark La Shark,
courtesy of Koumaev

Justin Timberlake dancer and "SYTYCD" favorite Ivan Koumaev offers teachers this killer playlist of songs.

"I urge teachers to be music hungry," says NUVO Dance Convention teacher Ivan Koumaev. "Search and find music, don't just get trapped into pop culture, which is limited and not driven by creatives—it's driven by executives. Use the creativity inside of you and find things that speak to you."

"Little Miss Lover," The Jimi Hendrix Experience

"I just need U," TobyMac

"Juice," Chromeo

"Hit the Ceiling," (Zikomo remix) LION BABE & Zikomo

"Instant Need," FKJ

"Higher in Love," FKJ (feat. Damon Trueitt)

"Paradise Architects," Theo Parrish

"Morning Light," Justin Timberlake (feat. Alicia Keys)

"Higher Higher," Justin Timberlake

"Brown," Kyle Dion

"Street Talkin," Slick Rick (feat. OutKast)

"Mas Coquito," Radical One

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