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Hip Hop and Roots
-The Study on the New York Born Dance Culture-


This paper traces back the roots of Hip Hop culture particularly focusing on dance/Bboying/Bgirling/ Breakin? known as breakdanceing in general by conducting the interview on pioneers and practitioners meanwhile analyzing some previous researches. By doing so, the paper attempts achieve three goals: arguing the importance of taking an account of personal story to study the culture, introducing deep thinking of a unique culture that began in NY to justify why it is important to look at this culture from beyond what the public views outside the Hip Hop communities, and discussing the different views among practitioners and scholars of accounts on the culture. There

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