Origin of break dancing
Examples from the Web for break dancing
Contemporary Examples of break dancing
West has even created a stop-frame video of North that makes it look like she is break-dancing.Inside Kim Kardashian and Kanye West's 'Vogue' Editorial
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1982, but the style itself evolved late 1970s in South Bronx. The reference is to the rhythmic break in a pop-dance song (see break (n.)), which the DJs isolated and the dancers performed to. Breakdown "a riotous dance, in the style of the negroes" is recorded from 1864.