Iowa’s governor went into the Cyclone locker room last night to celebrate the Iowa State victory over Kansas and did a little dancing.
Cyclone forward Georges Niang told 69-year-old Governor Terry Branstad that when you go in their locker room, “you’ve gotta Dab.” An online video captures the moment.
Branstad did it, dipping his head, raising his right arm — sort of like the way you’re supposed to stifle a cough. It’s a hip hop dance move.
Cam Newton — the quarterback for the Super Bowl-bound Carolina Panthers — did The Dab quite famously after scoring a touchdown in week 10 of the NFL season. When it comes to basketball, a video of NBA star Lebron James Dabbin’ during pregame warm-ups in early October has gone viral, too.
The Dab can be traced back to this summer and a recording from an Atlanta-based hip hop group called Migos which features the line: “Look at my dab.”