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What is Krumping?

Learn what krumping is in this Howcast dance video with choreographer Jamal Cumberbatch.


I am Jamal Cumberbatch. This is Eternity Dance Academy and this is how we do it here. Check us out even more at
This is an introduction to krump dancing. Are you guys ready? 'Cause I know I am, here we go. What is krumping? Krumping is a lifestyle. Krumping is a character. Krumping is an energy that's all around this world. You have to be able to express yourself. Krumping is about expression. Krumping is about opening your mind up. Showing the world what you think. Showing your talent. Showing your gift. Showing what someone has blessed you with. Krumping has came from long ago. Different African structured dance styles. Hip hop, break dancing, pop locking. Krumping is all together. It evolves. It never is at a stopping point. It's like eternity. It continues and keeps going. It continues and keeps going. It never stops. Krumping has evolved from the day it has started. So you have to be able to show expression. You have to be able to show your lifestyle. You have to be able to release stress. Emotion. You have free will to show the world what you think and how you feel. It releases a positive outlook upon what life would be if you just took your time and express yourself. So people can know what you're about. That's what krumping's about. Expression.

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