Kid ‘N Play Star Releases New Hip-Hop Documentary
There have been numerous dance crazes throughout American history, contributing to the evolution of hip-hop and pop culture.
Some were fad dances, while few stood the test of time. One of these aforementioned trademark dances that became a staple in hip-hop in the late 80s and early 90s was introduced by the legendary duo Kid ‘N Play: the Kick Step.
“It was created out of urgency and help from a beautiful choreographer named Hi-Hat,” says Christopher “Play” Martin of Kid ‘N Play with a grin on his face.
Showcased in their classic ‘House Party’ films, the hip-hop icons still continue to wow crowds on stages across the nation with their trademark dance. which the two-person dance move took the world by storm with its urban, street-dancing riff involving a range of motions that was influenced by the Funky Charleston.
The New York native group was all about having fun and their friendly lyrics put a new positive spin on rap music – dancing unexpectedly overtook hip-hop culture as popularity grew.
As hip-hop choreography became popular due to a wide range of artists, a movement had begun that revolutionized the dance industry. While fans fell in love with their favorite superstar during a performance, they also noticed the intricate dance routines led by some of the unknown talents a part of the act. Arguably, many feel that