Hip hop dance is a style of street dance form that evolved from hip hop culture and hip hop music. It borrows elements from a number of different styles like African dance, tap, and ballet. Hip hop dance began as a freestyle dance performed in the streets by dance crews, mostly to hip hop music.
Is hip hop performed in groups?
Hip hop dancers form groups to perform onstage, but these are usually different from the hip hop groups that form naturally in urban city centers. These groups, usually called ‘crews,’ enter competitions on an informal basis, and battle each other on the streets or in other meeting spots.
What bands play hip hop?
- 1500 OR NOTHIN’
- ROC BOYS:
- THE SNOOPADELICS.
- THE SENSEIS.
Why do people do hip hop dancing?
It’s fun, funky and fast paced – you won’t even realise how much effort you’re putting in, the beat just keeps you moving. Hip hop dance moves are fast and explosive to match the tempo of the music. It’s a high intensity workout that will boost your strength and stamina.
What does hip-hop represent?
Hip hop emerged as a reaction to the gang culture and violence of the South Bronx in the 1970s, and daily experiences of poverty, racism, exclusion, crime, violence, and neglect. It necessarily embodies and values resilience, understanding, community and social justice.
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