Why is tap dancing so popular?
Because it is?
It's been featured a lot of movies.
There have been several movies dedicated to the style.
It's not really people just do it coz it's fun and it helps you keep fit!!!
It was a way to create sound by the art of dance but originally tap was derived from Irish step dancing. Apparently dark skinned people in America used to use tap dancing to mimic the lighter skinned Americans. The lighter skinned Americans then used to mimic the darker skinned Americans by tap dancing too.