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Monday, October 02, 2006

Culture: Footworkin'

The Chicago Tribune has a great feature on footworkin', a dance form created in (and largely indigenous to) Chicago's south side. Four good videos worth checking out. Sorry, can't embed them; here's a YouTube example for instant gratification:

Even though footworkin' is now getting covered in mass media, it's still far behind krumping (made famous by the 2005 documentary Rize). And since I haven't witnessed krumping at any Fallon fiestas, we may have to adjust our 9 month Brinker culture curve before predicting exactly when we'll see Adrian (let alone Greg) kill some raw beats. In the meantime, another example:

And for those I lost at "krumping," a demonstration:

via Chicago Tribune

1 comment:

AKI SYSTEMS 2600 said...

i woulda got my krump on at the last Fallon xmas party, but the band never played my jam...maybe next time.