History of hip hop dance
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The word "hip" had been part of the African-American vernacular English since 1904. It meant "current." It was a derivative of the word "hep"
South Bronx community leader Afrika Bambaataa first used the term “hip-hop”. In the 1970s, hip-hop music appeared. It was based on turntablism, the art of manipulating sounds to create music and the simultaneous looping of the station wagon, an upbeat drum. Later, this technique was combined with MC rap. Hip-hop dance is an art form performed primarily to hip-hop music. Hip-hop is danced in the streets. The styles that have developed in recent years are known as New School. The older ones involve break dancing and funk styles. The period between 1970 and 1985 marked the old school era of hip-hop. The period between 1985 and 1993 was believed to be the golden age of hip-hop. Some of the different forms of hip-hop dance include Harlem shake, snap dance, gangsta walking. The four historical elements of Hip-Hop are MCing, also known as rap, DJing, graffiti, an art that has derived inspiration from urban culture and break dance, which is also called b-boying.
There can be no dance without music! The emergence of hip-hop music and its popularity among the masses gave birth to the style of hip-hop dance. It was Clive Campbell who first developed hip-hop music in the Bronx, New York. He developed a model for hip-hop music and culture based on the Jamaican toast tradition. He created hip-hop music at the young age of thirteen. Clive also developed break-beat deejaying. In this art form, pieces of funk music are isolated and played repeatedly for parties of dancing all night long. In the early 1970s, Kool DJ Herc started hosting dance parties at his home. The parties have been moved from the house to outdoor locations to accommodate more people. Large groups of teenagers joined us. They had the opportunity to use their energy constructively and express their opinions through dance. People danced together instead of fighting. The hip-hop of the early years helped reduce violence as it began to be portrayed through dance. Originally, MCs talked about music to encourage their dancing or to talk about issues facing their community. This led to the involvement of rap in hip-hop. The word "rap" is derived from the slang word which means "conversation". Old school hip-hop artists often used rap to introduce themselves and their guests. Later, artists introduced lyrics from African American culture into their rap. Finally, break dancing appeared. The 1980s saw the inclusion of synthesizer technology in hip-hop. Many hip-hop movies have been released. Hip-hop has been used to make social statements. Hip-hop styles differ in different parts of the world. Dance studios around the world offer hip-hop coaching. Choreographers can focus on a particular aspect of hip-hop dance or combine various styles of dance. We see mixed opinions about hip-hop in society. But overall, hip-hop dance has managed to gain a huge following. The hip-hop movements and rocking hip-hop numbers are sure to delight anyone.