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Hip hop came to fruition in the 1970's in Bronx, New York. Hip hop is a culture with dance under it's umbrella. The main elements of the hip hop culture include dance, emceeing/rapping, DJing, graffiti, and beatboxing.
The first dance style in the hip hop scene were known as b-boys or b-girls aka breakers/break dancers.
Please note: more than likely as you continue researching hip hop dance videos, explicit songs may be used. Always check with a parent or guardian before continuing to watch videos that are NOT posted below.
Different Styles of Hip hop dance:
-Breakdancing aka B-boy/B-girl
-and many more
Jacob's Pillow Interactive Archives
Articles to Read
Choreographer and Company Director: Rennie Harris - https://www.dancemagazine.com/rennie-harris-2508392306.html
Hilty and Bosch - Locking - https://youtu.be/AifQ64khhY4
Overview of Different Hip hop styles by Rennie Harris - https://youtu.be/3V327SziR9I
Notable Choreographers, Performers, Crews
-Les Twins -
French Twin Brothers https://youtu.be/7JusDEzjr_Q
(Performance from NBC World of Dance) They have been dancers with Beyonce on tour and are guests all around the world before attending NBC WOD.
-Jabawockeez - Crew https://youtu.be/qrAy2ufwc9A
-Rennie Harris - Choreographer
COLORADO HIP HOP SCENE
Disciples of Funk - Festival - https://www.facebook.com/Disciples.Funk/
TKO with Kevin “KO” O’Keefe -
Both are local to Denver! Miss Maddie actually was in a performance with KO a couple years ago and worked with him - A great guy! KO has also worked with Rennie Harris in “Rennie Harris Grass Roots” https://youtu.be/ZG0P6UlnW_I