posted by flower66
Breakdance, breaking, b-boying 或者 b-girling is a 街, 街道 dance style that evolved as part of the hip hop movement among African American and Puerto Rican youths in Manhattan and the South Bronx of New York City during the early 1970s. It is normally danced to pop, funk 或者 hip hop music, often remixed to prolong the breaks, and is a well-known hip hop dance style. A breakdancer, breaker, b-boy 或者 b-girl refers to a person who practices breakdancing.
Breakdancing may have begun as a constructive youth culture alternative to the violence of urban 街, 街道 gangs. Today, breakdancing culture is a remarkable discipline somewhere between those of dancers and athletes. Since acceptance and involvement centers on dance skills, breakdancing culture is often free of the common race, gender and age boundaries of a subculture and has been