How to Hip-Hop Dance Just like Chris Brown

Want to be a better hip-hop dancer? Why not take lessons from a choreographer to the stars? In this video, Randy R.C. Connor, who has worked with Britney Spears, P. Diddy, Prince, Mary J. Blige, Janet Jackson, and Jay-Z, teaches you how to dance like Chris Brown.

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Hip-hop choreographer Randy Connor breaks down the dopest dance moves in these Howcast videos so you can bust a groove (and get some instant street cred!). Let Randy teach you how to jerk, pop and lock, dougie, two-step, and walk it out as well as how to do the Cupid Shuffle, stanky leg, Spongebob dance, Cherry Hill, Wu-Tang dance, Halle Berry dance, and much more. He can also teach you how to dance like Usher, Chris Brown, and Britney Spears.

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My name is Randy R.C. Connor, choreographer to the stars. I've worked with Britney Spears, P. Diddy Combs, Prince, Mary J. Blige, Janet Jackson, Jay-Z. We're gonna just break down some moves, that you can use at the club, at the parties, at home, in your bathroom -- just have fun guys, so let's get started. C'mon! What's up my good people? So here we are again. What we about to do right now is learn how to dance like my boy Chris Brown, aka Chris Breezy. So low, we are going to take you from the top. We're just going to knock out a real simple routine. We're just going to have a lot of fun with this one, all right? From start on eight. So we have 8, and 1. Nice clean line. And 2, yeah? Let's get that count. 5-6-7-8 and 1 and 2, got that? Here we go one more time. 5-6-7-8 and 1 and 2. Okay, we have 2. Now this step is just the oh, you know, little funk step but what we're going to do is we just going to pop it right there! We're just going to pop! Right? So give me a nice bah! All right? Bah! That's three. And then we're doing whomp, okay? So we go whomp, whomp, boom! So always try to get a full circle. Whomp, whoom, whoom. And bring it back around. So we have bah, full, boom. Bring it over, okay? So let's take it up to that point. Really nice and slow, guys. Have fun. Take your time. All right here we go. Start on 8. 5-6-7-8 and 1-2, 3, and 4, and 5. Good! Five, yeah? Six and. All right? So you open in 6 and you're pulling up 'and'. Okay? All right, let's take it that much. 5-6-7-8 and 1-2-3 and 4 and 5, 6 and, okay? And 7, you're kicking out, you're crossing. Nice clean line. Presentation is very important. Yeah? And 8, okay? So you're looking away and eight. All right? So, let's take it from the top, slow. So, we have 5-6-7-8 and 1-2-3 and 4, 5-6 and 7 and 8 and, okay? Nice! One more time! 5-6, together on 8 and 1-2-3-4-5-6 and 7 and 8 and. Good! So we have 8 and, okay? Next step, we're going to glide forward. Boom! So now, we're moving forward. Boom! So on the tip of our toes, we extend our right leg forward and we're on our toes, on the ball of our feet because what we're doing is we're pushing back and a nice glide. So you're going from here, you're going forward. Push back. Nice glide. Come around. Boom! So you want to make that really smooth. So, remember we start on 8. So, here we go, guys. 5-6-7-8 and 1-2-3 and 4 and 5 and 6. 7 and 8 and 1-2-3-4, step 5-6-7-8. 1 and 2, 3 and 4-5 and 6 and 7-8. Nice! All right. Let's take it from the top. Just like that. Nice and clean. Start on 8. 5-6-7-8 and 1-2-3 and 4 and 5 and 6, 7 and 8, and 1-2-3-4. Step, 5-6-7-8. 1 and 2. 3 and 4. 5-6-7 and 8. Nice! Okay, here we go. You guys ready? Then here we go, music. (Music begins.) Boom (Claps hands)! Yeah. Okay, have fun, guys. It's important we have fun. Do 5, on 8. And! 5-6-7-8 and 1-2-3-4. 5 and 6. 7 and 8. And 1-2-3-4-5-6-7-8. 1 and 2. 3 and 4 and 5-6-7 and 8. Yeah! Nice! Excellent, guys! Well done! All right, one more time! Just for you! Here we go. And 5, on 8, 6. 5-6-7-8 and 1-2-3-4, 5 and 6. 7 and 8 and 1-2-3-4-5-6-7-8. 1 and 2. 3 and 4. 5-6-7 and 8. Nice! Excellent! So now you're dancing like Chris Brown. Go out and have fun! And be yourself!

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    Randy R.C. Connor is known as the choreographer-to-the-stars. He got his start with the group rap trio Salt-N-Pepa, which led to his first MTV award nomination in 1994 for Best Choreography for Salt-N-Pepa's "Whatta Man" video featuring En Vogue. He has also worked with Prince, Mary J. Blige, P. Diddy Combs, Jay-Z, Foxy Brown, and others.