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In Focus: 5 Times EXO's Kai Made Us Drool Over His Superb Dancing Skills

In Focus: 5 Times EXO's Kai Made Us Drool Over His Superb Dancing Skills

 

 

Kim Jongin, better known by his stage name Kai, is EXO's center, visual, and drool-worthy main dancer. If you watch EXO's performances, you'll know that Kai is a true standout among the rest because of his cut-above-the-rest moves!

Obviously, he's born to be an idol, so it surpised us when Kai revealed in one of his interviews that he never really wanted to be in the K-pop scene when he was younger. He originally dreamed of becoming a ballet dancer because of his fascination with the movie The Nutcracker. He was even a candidate in an art school specializing in ballet. In a twist of fate, his interview in said art school was scheduled on the same day as the audition for SM Entertainment's contest. It was his father who persuaded him to audition in exchange for a video game! In the end, Kai won the contest and soon became a member of a group we now know as EXO, all thanks to Kim appa

Dubbed as K-Pop's Ballet Prince, Kai is a truly phenomenal dancer. Even his members could attest to his dedication, claiming that Kai would practice and cross-check their choreographies harder than the rest. Yup, we can go on and on about how much of a great dancer Kai is. But, of course, we'd rather show you in this list of Kai's best dance moments! Enjoy!

1. When SM Entertainment released the very first EXO member teaser featuring no other than Kim Jongin... 

There were two scenes in the video, one is him dancing gracefully in the water, while the other one is him dancing with a spotlight going around him. It was in this moment where we all knew that Kai has got to be one of the best dancer's we've ever seen!

2. His sexy solo dance performance with EXO's Sehun... 

Seriously, not one but two of EXO's hottest dancers frolicking in make-shift rain on stage has got to be illegal. How can they do this to our poor, fragile fangirl hearts? They're not the only ones getting wet in here, TBH...

3. His "Deep Breath" performance that thoroughly impressed the Knowing Brothers cast... 

Kai originally performed this at the MNet Asian Music Awards back in 2014 which became a trending topic that even his co-member Baekhyun imitated his dance after practice. And when this was brought up in their Knowing Brothers guesting, the cast requested Kai to perform it again and he happily obliged! Kai legit deserves an award for this performance, if you ask us!

4. His solo performance in MAMA 2017 that made fans craving for more...

If we're talking about contemporary dance, Kai absolutely nails that genre like no other. He showed his modern dancing skills multiple times already, particularly in his solo performance at the MNet Music Awards 2017. Honestly, this gave us chills! Here's to hoping that he gets more solo spotlight like this!

6. His jaw-dropping impromptu dance battle with SHINee's Taemin...

These two might have been compared to each other multiple times because they're SM's best dancers! But there's no competition here because these two are the best of friends in real life! This fact alone makes this video much more fun to watch. But, Kai still wins our hearts, if we're being honest here!

There's no wonder why EXO takes pride in having Kai in their group. We won't even be surprised if Kai just wrecked your bias list! 

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