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China's hip-hop dance craze

By Huan CAO (chinadaily.com.cn)
Updated: 2010-11-17 13:44
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Hip-hop has been around for several decades in the United States and around the world, however, in China is just beginning to blossom.

What separates hip-hop dance from other forms of dance is that it is often freestyle in nature and hip-hop dancers frequently engage in battles and competitions.

Hip-hop lovers and body-popping dancers battled inside Beijing's crowded Yugongyishan, the number one live venue in the heart of capital last Sunday.