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Break it Up With Breakdance

Love breakdancing? Let's see how much you know about it. Take this quiz to find out!
Parul Nakhate
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Breakdance (media-coined phrase), also known as breaking, b-girling or b-boying, is a street dance style that originated in the United States.
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Breakdancing originated among African-American and Latin American youths in the South Bronx region of New York City.
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Breakdance was was first performed during the early 1970s. By the late 1970s, the dance form had started gaining popularity gradually.
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Breakdance is the genre of hip-hop dance consisting of drum breaks, breakbeat music, and funk.
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The Jamaican deejay from Nre York, DJ Kool Herc is believed to have invented the breakdance when he mixed percussion breaks from two identical records to give rise a continuous dancing beat.
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Breakdance is based on four fundamental elements viz., toprock, downrock, power moves, and freezes.
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Breakdancing involves various gears such as: shoes, knee pads, elbow pads, wrist support, etc. to provide support to the dancer's body while performing risky moves.
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Breakdancing competitions or battles as they are known are commonly held in an open space wherein dancers either participate in turn-based rounds or head-to-head duels.
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Michael Jackson, the King of Pop, popularized breakdancing all over the world with his highly stylized moves in his stage performances.
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Battle of the Year (BOTY) was founded in 1990 by Thomas Hergenröther in Germany. To participate in BOTY, b-boy crews have to first participate in regional qualifying tournaments, which are held in several countries.
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