Hip-Hop Dance and Culture Quiz

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What is the primary music genre for hip-hop dance?

Hip-hop music

Which dance style was created in the 1970s and became popular in the United States?

Breakdancing

What does the word 'hip-hop' mean in African American vernacular English?

Current

Who is credited with being the Grandfather of Hip-hop?

Africa Bambaataa

Where did the hip-hop dance style develop among young communities in the 1970s?

New York City

What is the main reason behind the evolution of street dance in the United States?

Technical and teachable dance aspects

When did street dance arrive in the Philippines from the United States?

1980's

Who was the first Philippine Team to win the World Hip-Hop Dance Championships?

Philippine All Stars

What did Jungee Marcerlo share with the Philippines after living in the U.S for almost 11 years?

Knowledge of urban dance

What is one ofthe reasons for unparalleled popularity of street dance in the Philippines during the 1990's?

Arrival of street dance from the United States

Study Notes

Hip-Hop Dance

  • The primary music genre for hip-hop dance is hip-hop music.

Origins of Hip-Hop Dance

  • Hip-hop dance originated in the 1970s in the United States.
  • It developed among young communities in the Bronx, New York City.

Meaning of 'Hip-Hop'

  • In African American vernacular English, 'hip-hop' refers to the culture of hip-hop, including music, dance, and art.

Grandfather of Hip-Hop

  • DJ Kool Herc is credited with being the Grandfather of Hip-hop.

Evolution of Street Dance

  • The main reason behind the evolution of street dance in the United States is the influence of African American and Latino cultures.

Hip-Hop in the Philippines

  • Street dance arrived in the Philippines from the United States in the 1990s.
  • The Philippine All-Stars was the first Philippine Team to win the World Hip-Hop Dance Championships.
  • After living in the U.S. for almost 11 years, Jungee Marcerlo shared hip-hop dance with the Philippines.
  • One reason for the unparalleled popularity of street dance in the Philippines during the 1990s is the influence of American culture.

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