One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Dance to popular music, especially hip-hop, in a style characterized by rapid, exaggerated movements of the arms and legs.‘she's teaching me how to krump’‘the music she's crooning and krumping to is some of the catchiest pop being made’
- ‘Williams dances beside a fountain, krumping and popping to music only he hears.’
- ‘The battle went a couple rounds, with Johnson's daughter krumping and busting out all kinds of moves with an exceptional amount of sass.’
- ‘Big bass, cutesy melodies and hard hitting raps; we know what Santa Claus will be krumping to on Christmas day’
- ‘I no longer krump to Eminem on crowded dancefloors.’
- ‘After krumping on the streets for years, Miss Prissy said she wanted to take the dance to the next level by performing on stage.’
- ‘But can the guy doing that amazing Argentine tango learn how to krump?’
- ‘I love the idea that she krumps because it's empowering and I kinda wish we could get past the odd disconnect between her looks and her dancing.’
- ‘The dance begins with a spotlight on a male dancer who fervently krumps to his own spoken word poetry; a powerful beginning to this expressive and dynamic piece.’
A style of dancing to popular music, especially hip-hop, characterized by rapid, exaggerated movements of the arms and legs.‘whether it's hip-hop or krump, it's a way of expressing yourself’
- ‘If you prefer smooth hip-hop, you might not be so excited to take a hard-hitting Krump class.’
- ‘LA is the birthplace of Krump.’
- ‘Her exploration of krump for her thesis project last year sparked a relationship that culminated with the first live performance of the street dance phenomenon on a mainstream stage.’
- ‘An all-female crew danced krump, a hip hop style more associated with men.’
- ‘Other instructors teach circus skills, "aerial yoga" done in hammocks, kung fu and a form of street dancing called "krump".’
- ‘"Whether I'm happy or sad, I know I can dance," said Alexandre, who is typical of Krump devotees.’
- ‘The buzz they created among commuters helped spread the word about krump, the urban dance the group specialises in.’
- ‘To this day, both artists have continued meeting with neighborhood dancers at late-night krump sessions held at rec centers or in parking lots.’
- ‘At heart, he is a street dancer so he has been keeping his hand in by taking part in Saturday night krump battles in a subway near the Coliseum.’
- ‘We've been practising a lot of the club dances - from house to krump to vogue to dancehall to twerk - but at the same time we were studying ballet and creating very abstract forms.’
Early 21st century: probably an alteration of crunk.
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