Dance Notes 2

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Unformatted text preview: DANCE APPRETIATION NOTES: 2/28/08 H I P HOP Break dancing Breakin’ (1984) – movie that first exposed many people to break dancing Started in 1960s – 1980s Gang culture in NY was out of control at that time Pop Master J – is Porto Rican Credits Latin Americans with some of the music and starting hip hop Afrika Bambaataa (‘BAM’) Leader of Savage 7 turned in the Black Spades Quits the gang and creates a religion of hip hop Called Zulu Nation • Want knowledge • Anti-racist • Anti-white-supremacy • Embrace the bible and the Koran Formed one of the first B-boy crews Called the Shaka Zulu Kings The Zulu Queens follows and one of the first B-girl crews Created the term hip hop in the 80’s D J Cool Herc Clive Campbell Born in Kingston, Jamaica “Dance Halls” – huge speakers w/ sound system – sound overload, and a D J speaker, dancing main theme Moved to the Broaix at age 12 Realized people would dance most when the music got to the “ BREAK ” The percussion parts of the music, no vocals Created the two record turntables invention termed the “ Extended Break ” Four Elements of Hip-Hop: B-Boy/B-Girl – Dancer B: Break B: Bronx B: Beat Emcee/MC – Poet DJ – Music Director Graffiti – Visual Artist California Hip-Hop Movement – 1970s Called “Funk Movement” Don Campbell -- (Campbellock) Invented Lockin’ • Mover your body and lock it into place, moving and then landing in a place Sam “Boogaloo Sam” Soloman Poppin’ is the ability to contract an individual muscle on the beat Creates a company – Electric Boogaloos formed in 1977 • On Soul train a lot Soul Train 1984- Beat St reet and Breakin’ come out the same year Two films produced in Hollywood Have the Elect ric Boogaloos and the Rock Steady Crew (most popular dancing...
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This note was uploaded on 03/20/2008 for the course DANCE 2010 taught by Professor Posnak during the Spring '08 term at UGA.

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