Because of the origin associated with C-Walk to notorious street Crip Gang, some school principals did ban the dance with a fear of the gang rivalries and create violence. Parents are quite alarmed if their kids see skipping thinking that they have joined a gang.
Serious gang rivalries sprung between the Crips Gang
(identified in blue color) founded in Los Angeles, California on the
year 1969 by Raymond Washington and Stanley Wiiliams, is one of the
largest and most violent street gang in the United States. While the Bloods Gang
(red in color), also founded in Los Angeles, California in summer of
1972 with same or more violent activities than Crips. Later members
increased in the United States and other parts of the Europe.
But some C-Walkers mostly teenagers contends that they are dancing
only for fun, and actually not gang members. It will only cause a fight
if done in the wrong place or town where there might be some rival
blood gang members, and if the C-walk is done with gang hand signs
affiliated where Crip gang members popularized by its members.
Now the dance is hardly banned because of its wide popularity, and
already became part of the hip hop culture. It is just a regular dance
says C-walkers who just want to have fun and want to master the moves of
the dance. C-Walking competitions are held in hip hop dance clubs and
A dance considered unacceptable until it became popular on the
mainstream. Tango, polka, and waltz dance style had been banned for a
time that looks scandalous as coupled danced too close together. In
the 1980’s, “dirty dancing” as depicted in the movie starred by the late
Swayze so as Lambada, a Brazilian dance were banned for their sexy
Whether C-Walk is just a trendy dance, it is still advisable for
parents to take a look into their kids activities, who they hangout
with, and the music they listen to. For the oldies who can still
spin,jump, hop get ready to sweat it out and enjoy the dance craze too.
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