Hard Knock Radio History of Bay Area Hip Hop Dance pt1

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We talk with Hip Hop dance pioneers Boogaloo Dana and Faisel of the group Medea Sirkus. They detail the rich history of Bay Area dance styles roboting, strutting and boogaloo which were developed independant of New York Hip Hop in the late 60s early 70s..Today these dance styles are considered Hip Hop...

Both Faisel and Dana describe the music scene at that time and recount the competive nature of dance crews. They talk about the main cities where everything was jumping off, San Francisco, Oakland and Richmond..They talk about the unique styles each city had and how and why they developed.. We continue our convo in pt2