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11/23/09 Hip-Hop Bonus Paper Popping Popping is a hip-hop style of dance that originated from Fresno, CA in the 1970’s. It was heavily influenced by the popping group the “Electric Boogaloos,” and became popular after their appearance on Soul Train . The main leader of the group was Sam Solomon, a.k.a. Boogaloo Sam, who was inspired by a group known as “The Lockers,” as well as a dance known as the Jerk. Popping is known as a “funk” style, attributed to the fact that it originated from the west coast during the funk era in music. It was originally danced to funk and disco, but was incorporated with electronia music during its popularity in the 1980’s. Today, it is most commonly performed with electronia or modern hip hop music. Popping technique includes “popping,” which consists of rapidly contracting and relax muscles to create a jerking effect on the body. This is most often done in the leg, arm, neck, and chest muscles and can vary in strength. Today, popping is used as an umbrella term to describe a group of
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This note was uploaded on 04/18/2010 for the course THTR 185 taught by Professor Williams during the Fall '09 term at USC.

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