Kid ‘N Play Star Releases New Hip-Hop Documentary 

NEW YORK, NY – APRIL 29: Christopher “Kid” Reid (L) and Christopher “Play” Martin of Kid ‘n Play perform live on stage for NBC’s “Today” at Rockefeller Plaza on April 29, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Matthew Eisman/Getty Images)

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.


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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