What is popping hiphop?

Popping is centered around the technique of popping, which means to quickly contract and relax muscles to create a jerking effect (a pop or hit) in the body. Popping can be concentrated to specific body parts, creating variants such as arm pops, leg pops, chest pops and neck pops. They also can vary in explosiveness.

What kind of hip hop is popping?

Popping dance is related to hip hop dancing and the other street/funk dance styles (such as Waacking and Locking), but is its own distinct style of dance. It is often performed in battles and cyphers, or incorporated into choreography.

Who created popping hip hop?

Popping came about in the 60’s and started with Boogaloo Sam in Fresno California. He taught his brother, Popin’ Pete and later his cousin, Skeeter Rabbit how to be poppers. Boogaloo Sam created the dance group Electric Boogaloos which Poppin’ Pete and Skeeter Rabbit were members of.

Which of the following is a common term that describe a popping dancer?

These dance styles include the robot, waving and tutting. However, popping is distinct from breaking and locking, with which it is often confused. A popping dancer is commonly referred to as a popper.

What does pop slang mean?

Pop is a kind of music that is generally liked by most people and that is considered to be commercially successful among the mainstream. An example of pop is The Backstreet Boys. noun. The definition of pop is something that is generally liked by the masses. An example of pop is music that most people like.


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Popping, Locking & Waving | Street Dance

How to Pop / Leg Popping (Hip Hop Dance Moves Tutorial)

History of Popping in Hip Hop Dance


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