Kumari Suraj, coined as the “The Queen of Waacking Nouveau “, is also the Queen of many historical firsts. The first Waacking choreography videos on youtube, influencing everyone in the industry the world over.
Who is the founder of whacking?
The founders of the style – At the root of waakin` gets from Lamont Peterson, Mickey Lord and Blinky who firstly used in the dance movements of hands and sharp swings their arms. Followers of the tradition in the mid-70s were Tinker, Arthur, Andrew, Michael Angelo, Billy Starr and other club dancers.
What is Punking in waacking?
Punking, later on referred to as to its evolution Whacking , is a street dance from the underground gay community of Los Angeles that was developed in the early 1970s. The dance borrows inspiration from silent films, movies, film stars and starlets (a la Greta Garbo, Fred Astaire, etc.)
Is Vogue dancing?
Vogue is a dance style, which is based on movements that mimic the postures and facial expressions Vogue magazine models. This dance, having African American and Latino roots, was born in the 60s of the last century as a way of expression of gay culture.
Is waacking popular?
Waacking gained interest after Soul Train in the 70s, and has more recently had a resurgence in popularity after it was seen on shows such as So You Think You Can Dance.
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