Bboying (slang)

Type: verb, slang

Pronunciation: /b-boy-in/

Also spelled or known as: B-boying, B boying

Related: Bboy, Break, Breaking, Break dancing, Breakdance

What does Bboying mean?

To be performing a high energy acrobatic style of street dancing.

Example sentence: “I’m used to all the bboying.”

Bboying Origin: Bboying is a style of street dancing that originated in the early 1970s in New York city. Bboying went mainstream after being featured in the 1983 movie “Flashdance”.

Bboying in songs:

“Dj’s battled through turntablism to B-Boying, Graffiti, the art of emceeing, Rap came last” – CJay, New Boom Bap Feel.

“We be no stars, imagine B-Boying over acoustic guitars” – Grandmaster Flash, What If.

“Really b-boying, freestyle, street dancin'” – KRS-One, 9 Elements.

“To make the people react, I could be enjoying the b-boying, I’m already on the map and made my money living fat” – Mikah 9, Haiku d’Etat.

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Cite this page: "Bboying." Rap Dictionary, DailyRapFacts. Accessed August 12, 2022.


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