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The creators of break Dancing

Discussion in 'Channel Zero' started by KINGofTOYS, Dec 26, 2004.

  1. KINGofTOYS

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    The creators of break Dancing

    Discussion started by KINGofTOYS - Dec 26, 2004

    i was watching TV one night when a show on some martial arts style was on. it is the style were slaves disguised the fighting into a dance. well they were talking and they took full credit on starting break dancing. i have seen a couple Bboy videos and i cant remember there fighting style ever coming up. drop some knowlege on the subject if ya know.
     
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  2. Carl Winslow.

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    Carl Winslow. - Replied Dec 26, 2004

    I believe you're talking about Capueta. A martial arts from Brazil. I remember about 5 years ago I was riding the bus in L.A. and I overheard some old-school cat that seemed well-informed and somewhat educated was talking about Hip Hop and its origins. He then began talking about breakdancing and how it came from Capueta, a dance-style martial arts. I haven't read much into it, but I have seen Capueta being done and it does look similar to breakdancing, so the connection isn't out of the question. I'm just glad you brought it up because the first and last time I heard this was on the bus 5 years ago.
     
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    dkab - Replied Dec 26, 2004

    Are you sure that the name was Capueta?
     
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    villain - Replied Dec 26, 2004


    capoeira
     
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  5. poes

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    poes - Replied Dec 26, 2004

    Capoeira never claimed to have invented breakdancing just a lot of similairites and shit is borrowed from capoeira.

    they are both forms of dancing that include flips and ting.

    brazilians are ghetto.
     
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    JohnnyHorton - Replied Dec 26, 2004

    capoeira was a martial arts style devoloped to look like dancing, so that slave masters didn't know the slaves were practicing self defense

    edit: typo
     
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    Nekro - Replied Dec 26, 2004

    Indeed, I've heard about the similarities. Sonik has written about brazillian bboys who mix the 2 forms.
     
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    roadpig - Replied Dec 26, 2004

    i remember this crew of dancers
    i think they were called 'the power rangers'.
    they would use capoeira in their battles.
    it looks combative, and adds to the
    competitive element of breakdancing.

    i can't do that shit...i can do the curly shuffle though!


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    1988 - Replied Dec 26, 2004

    "...Yo that shit was started in his mommas kitchen..."
     
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    ... eh fuck it.. not in the mood to explain what i know and then add in my theory as to the history

    its a ;arge mixture but you can see "breaking" in its early stages around the 50-60s...eh i kinda wish i had payed more attention to my pops when he rambled on about his wild youth in gary indiana..


    its a bit interesting ehrn you find out about the differnt styles of urban..dance and how they are changed over and over through the years..


    and please people...if your see a fool crip walking and he/she isnt a crip....you have my permission to slap the fuck out of them
     
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    dkab - Replied Dec 27, 2004

    You also have my encouragement :hatred:
     
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    " Breakin is a memory"
     
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    p@ntyr@ider - Replied Dec 27, 2004

    the muthafuckin daggers.
     
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  15. imported_El Mamerro - Replied Dec 27, 2004

    Capoeiristas did NOT invent breakdancing, nor did breaking directly evolve from it. End of story.