Back then when you were handed a tape it wasn’t to copy people’s moves, it was for you to learn something about a style to understand what was dope and what wasn’t. That’s why cats had to develop some kind of style or move they can call their own. That’s a reason why I feel each region had their own style, because the knowledge was local not a universal internet that packages a bboy to be able to look dope. Before you had to understand the game to be dope.

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