What is a Crumping?

What is a Crumping?

1 : a crunching sound. 2 : shell, bomb. crump. adjective.

Who is the godfather of krumping?

Thomas Johnson
History of Tommy the Clown – The Godfather of Krumping. Get to know Thomas Johnson, the king of clowning, the godfather of krumping, and the leader of the T-Squad.

What is clowning and krumping?

HISTORY. Krumping is a street dance the evolved from Clown Dancing or C-Walking. It originates in Los Angelas, California in the South Central neighborhood. Clowning started in 1992 when Tommy the Clown started attending birthday parties as entertainment. He was the hip-hop dancing clown.

Is krumping still a thing?

We have seen the future of Krumping played out today. Many dancers from Southern California have gone from clowning to krumping and on to other, new styles of dance. Jerkin’ is one of the dances that some Krumpers have moved to.

What is b-boying or breaking?

Break dancing, also called breaking and B-boying, energetic form of dance, fashioned and popularized by African Americans and U.S. Latinos, that includes stylized footwork and athletic moves such as back spins or head spins.

Who started krumping?

Krumping was created by two dancers: Ceasare “Tight Eyez” Willis, and Jo’Artis “Big Mijo” Ratti in South Central, Los Angeles, during the early 2000s. Clowning is the less aggressive predecessor to krumping and was created in 1992 by Thomas “Tommy the Clown” Johnson in Compton, California.

What is the purpose of krumping?

Dancers who started krumping saw the dance as a means for them to escape gang life and “to express raw emotions in a powerful but non-violent way.”

Why is it called B Boying?

The term “B-boy” or “B-boying” was created by Kool Herc who was a DJ spinning at block parties in Bronx back in the days. B-Boys means break boys and they were called so because they dance to the break part of music. It is closer to gymnastic moves rather than dancing.