Lecture 5.docx - Lecture 5 West Coast Dance Styles-The Freshest Kids-Locking(first professional street dance on west

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Lecture 5 West Coast Dance Styles -The Freshest Kids -Locking (first professional street dance on west coast) -Tickin -Struttin -Popping -Boogaloo -Hittin The Hip Hop Lexicon (Pre Y2k) Early Terminology Beats : MC’s call the music they perform to, beats Freestyle : vocally improvise or make up rhymes in a lyrical fashion across a range of subject matter Flow : lyricists cadence (tone) (style) MC : Master of ceremonies Rapping : rhyming Old School : reminiscent of past processes, virtues, or actions Underground Hip Hop : music that is not radio suitable/mainstream Wack : work of poor quality, someone that is a nuisance, or reflects poor decisions Beef : a disagreement or conflict Bite : plagiarism, steal style or lyrics from someone else The Bomb : describing something of high quality Crew : organized group of writers/rappers/MC’s Def : excellent, definite Dope : excellent, of the highest order Diss : discount, reduce, or reject
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Down : willing to participate DT : one time, police detective or detective 5-O : slang for police from (Hawaii 5-O)
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