4 Things About Hip Hop Dance That The Media Hasn’t Told You!

I am breaking some of the myths in this article that have been in this domain for a very long time and after reading this article you will be aware of the points that the media has not told you about hip hop dance.

Points:-

  • Urban Hip Hop?
  • HipHop Dance?
  • Breakdance Or Bboying/Breaking?
  • Dance Or Sports?

Urban Hip Hop?

How to do urban hip-hop? Most professional dancers and wannabees search this term on youtube very often.

Detailed Diagram  Of Urban Choreography.

But actually urban is not hip hop, hip hop dance like breaking, party dancing started in the 1970s in the Bronx and urban dance is a way of choreography in which you mix different dance styles.

For your better understanding, I’m putting the video below!

Hip Hop Dance?

2nd biggest misconception about it That people think it is a dance form.

Elements Of Hip Hop
Four Elements

No, it is not a dance form, it is a worldwide culture and it has mainly four elements Graffity, DJ, Emceeing, and Dance.

Watch HipHop Documentary – https://bit.ly/392IEdf

Breakdance

Or

Bboying/Breaking?

It’s time to find out the difference between terms like a breaker and breaking when compared to breakdancer and breakdancing.

The terms breakdancer and breakdancing were coined by the media when they discovered the dance of breaking. some outlets discovered the kids who were breaking and said they were breakdancing and so-called them breakdancers.

So, Breakdance is a commercial term the actual term is the Breaking and a practitioner of this dance is called a B-boy, B-girl, or breaker. 

Hip Hop Dance Or Sports

Many of the dance forms like Popping, House, Locking come in the umbrella of HipHop but the core dance form has always been breaking

Definition Of Dance
Definition

Just because of its (Breaking) athletic nature you can’t say that it sports, It is not a sport it is an art form that leads to creativity and it has four elements Toprock, Footwork, Powermove, and Freeze.

B-boy means a boy who dances on breakbeats.

Conclusion

I have seen these misconceptions among people like how subconsciously they are repeating these mistakes and some big dance companies are making money by the name of hip hop where the real artists are still hustling in the underground.

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Nice 🙂


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