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Lyrical Hip-Hop

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Jazmin Ibanez

on 14 February 2014

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Transcript of Lyrical Hip-Hop

Lyrical Hip-Hop
Place of origin
Bronx, New York
Founder of this style
Tabitha and
Napoleon D'umo
Story behind the dance
Lyrical hip-hop
is a more
version of
studio hip-hop
It combines the nuances of lyrical dance and the vocabulary foundation movements found in hip hop
"Put emotion behind it"
Events it's commonly associated with
So You Think You
Can Dance
Typical Movements
Body waves
The term itself was created by Adam Shankman
Movements are smoother and more fluid
Emphasis is placed on storytelling and conveying emotion through movement
Global impact
There was a lot of controversy
French and Japanese hip-hop dancers wanted to move like New York hip-hop dancers
They created
"new style" hip-hop
Some hip-hop
purists feel
the interpretive
and softer
approach means
lyrical hip-hop
is not hip-hop at all
Others believe that it is still hip-hop, but it's not
different enough to have its own subgenre
Styles of music
Rhythm and Blues
Famous people
Chris Brown
Michael Jackson
Janet Jackson
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