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How Much Do You Know About Hip Hop Dance?

Deepa Kartha Jan 9, 2021
Popularly known as street dancing, hip hop has taken over  hearts of people since its introduction. Check out your knowledge about this amazing dance style.
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Birth of Hip Hop
Hip hop dance was born during early 1970s, inspired by African style of dancing. It started as street dancing, which incorporated different dance styles, including modern, tap, and swing dancing.
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Hip hop was born in New York, when people breakdanced on rhythmic tunes created by Kool DJ Herc, known as East Coast hip hop dance, the parties happened at 1520 Sedgwick Avenue.
Birth Place of Hip Hop
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Popping, gliding, and floating are a few of the styles used in hip hop, while plier is one of the basic movements of ballet dancing.
Popular Hip Hop Styles
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The hip hop culture was invented by the African American and Latino Americans of Bronx, who led a life of hardships. The dance and music were a way of escaping their daily struggles.
Hip Hop Creators
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During hip hop dance battles, individual dancers or crew or group of dancers compete against each other. Dancers have to go through several rounds to win the battle.
Hip Hop Competitions
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Alessandra Ferri is a ballet dancer, while several of Michael Jackson (King of Pop), Paula Abdul and Ciara's dance and music styles are heavily influenced by hip hop and pop.
Famous Hip Hop Dancers
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Most hip hop dancers prefer wearing baggy pants and even track pants with a t-shirt and a good pair of sneakers, as this attire makes movements easier. Jackets and other accessories like jewelry are also part of a hip hop dancer's attire.
Hip Hop Attire
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While Star Wars, Beat Street, and Wild Style were movies based on hip hop dancing, Dirty Dancing had a mix of different Latin dances like Tango, Cha Cha, Salsa, etc.
Hip Hop Movies
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Popping and locking styles emerged from West Coast hip hop, which had a robotic style than its eastern counterpart, while breaking came from East Coast hip hop. The other two are not hip hop styles.
West Coast Hip Hop
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Beyoncé is known for her modern and innovative hip hop moves in her music videos and shows, while Aaliyah, Run-DMC, and Paula Abdul are considered as old school hip hop dancers.
Modern Hip Hop Dancers
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Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017
Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017