This four part tutorial teaches you how to dance basic hip hop moves. Learn popping, and gliding moves. These moves are easy to do and are the basis for more advanced hip hop moves. Watch this how to video and you'll be dancing hip hop in no time. Part 1 of 4 - How to Do basic ...more
Come December we apparently are finally going to have a new Dr. Dre album, and he claims it will be his last. Show your respect for arguably the most important man in hip-hop by learning how to play his 1999 hit "Still D.R.E." on piano, and represent for the gangstas all acros ...more
Another video for true beginners of hip hop dancing. Here are two hip hop footwork moves that you should practice. Knowing how to glide is important because your body needs to learn how to transfer weight smoothly from one foot to the other. The heel-toe flick is a move that ...more
This four part Fruity Loops tutorial shows you how to compose a cool hip hop beat from scratch. Learn how to produce a hip hop beat starting with the drums, then adding melody, then strings, and finally the layout all within FL Studio 7. If you want to produce your own hip hop ...more
When it comes to hip-hop dancing, one of the most important things is the ability to have great body control. Sure you can learn all the moves and techniques, but if you have bad body control, they won't look as crisp, clean, and sharp. So if you want to improve how you dance ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to make a hip-hop beat in Fruity Loops. When you first open this up, you should download a hip-hop beat package from Lil' John that has 170 different types of beats in it. From here, open these up and start to load them onto the screen. You won't ...more
Here's a free tutorial from Beat Tutorials showing you how to create a hip hop style beat in Reason. This is a great tutorial for anyone who has never touched a keyboard to advance users who want a few tips. Part 1 of 3 - How to Create a hip hop beat using Reason. Part 2 of 3 ...more
This music production software tutorial shows you how to make an emotional hip hop beat in FL Studio. Leran how to use different drums and patterns as well as the piano and strings to create a melodic hip hop track within FL Studio. The tutorial only shows you how to compose t ...more
Kids... it's dance time! Check out this dance video tutorial on how to do a ball change step in hip hop dance for kids. This dance lesson features a hip-hop dance step taught by Caroline from "So You Think You Can Dance Canada". The girls learn the basic hip hop step called " ...more
This video demonstrates three different hip hop streetdance moves. If you like Chris Brown, you might like this dance tutorial video. The dancer demonstrates and provides text explaining each hip hop dance move. He does not list any of the names of the dance moves.
This video is for true beginners with no hip hop dance experience. People with no dance skills come to me all the time wanting to learn how to dance. In addition to classes, I teach private lessons, mostly to guys who don't want to look dumb when they go to a dance with a girl ...more
Pav is here to give you a tutorial on how to make a a superb emotional hip hop beat in FL Studio. The Fruity Loops tutorial takes you step by step through the process of composing a hip hop track with an emotional flare to it.
This is a quick BBoy tutorial put together to show hand hopping techniques. You don't need one arm handstands to do hand hops. Remember to try at your own risk.
Kids... it's dance time! Check out this dance video tutorial on how to do a body roll step in hip hop dance for kids. This dance lesson features a hip-hop dance step taught by Caroline from "So You Think You Can Dance Canada". The girls learn the step which contains a body ro ...more
Minecarts are a lot more complicated than they may seem at first. Between regular rails, powered rails, and detector rails, they all have a lot of quirks that can make them hard to use. Often, the hardest part is just getting the ride started, but once you've gotten rolling, ...more
This is a six part how to video on the basic steps of the Lindy Hop. Learn how to do the variations on he basic swingouts with inside and outside turns. Also learn the steps of the shim sham. These steps are fun and easy to do. Watch this dance tutorial series and learn how to ...more
Isolation is an important part of hip-hop dancing. It involves moving individual parts of your body without moving the rest, either quickly or slowly depending on the dance. This video will show you some ways that you can use isolation to improve your dancing and get better mo ...more
Want to have the ladies come to YOU in the club, rather than waiting around staring at them creepily and coming in from behind hoping to get some action? Then boy, you need to learn some dance moves. And what better person to learn the ways of the suave player than Usher? Tak ...more
This video demonstrates three different hip hop streetdance moves. If you like Chris Brown, you might like this dance tutorial video. The dancer demonstrates and provides text explaining each hip hop dance move.
When you're mixing in a club setting, you never want the crowd to stop dancing. Learning how to properly crossfade songs is key in keeping the beat bumping. Master the technique of blending in this video tutorial. Download a free trial of Virtual DJ and start mixing. Part 1 of ...more
In this how to video, you will learn how to master and mix a rap song using Cool Edit Pro 2. First, download the program and open the vocal track in the program. Double click the vocals to highlight it all. Next go to effects and pick amplitude and amplify. Choose center wave ...more
This beginner Hip Hop dance is called the Bunny Hop. It is not like the old Bunny Hop we use to know. It is a line dance that consists of two sets of hopping in a square. Have fun.
The kick ball change is a step found in almost all forms of dancing, from ballet to tap to hip-hop. A kick ball change consists of three kicksteps and a ball change. That is, you kick your foot once and step forward, putting your foot down. Kick with the other foot and step yo ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to draw a graffiti style hip hop cartoon character. First, make a circle, then draw long triangles for eyes and a mouth plus a rectangular shaped body with very large feet. Then, draw in the arms with large hands and draw a hat on the top of the ...more
In this how to video, hip hop dance teacher Jordan Setacci teaches some cool hip hop arm movements in a short sequence. Impress your friends at the club with these great hip hop dance moves.
Our synth expert, Ryan Larson, will explain the basic sequencing process step by step, including how to use samples, setup and create loops, choose and add effects to tracks, record instruments like a thumping bass drum, crisp hi hat cymbals, tight snare hits, and other percus ...more
The body wave is a very simple move to understand and a great move to learn if you're just starting to take hip hop dancing lessons. The move involves moving the body like a wave, rolling smoothly from the head, neck, and butt. Learn how to complete it like a pro by checking ...more
A bunny hop is the foundation for many BMX bike tricks and it involves getting both wheels of the bike off the ground. Learn how to bunny hop from our BMX biking expert in this extreme sports video tutorial. Take action: pull up on the handle bars, pull back end up with the pe ...more
When rap sensation Soulja Boy came out with his namesake hit "Crank That (Soulja Boy)" in 2007 you could walk past a single neighborhood block without witnesses at least one kid out in his driveway practicing the arm swishes and leg pops. Even three years later, the Soulja Bo ...more
This is a how to hip hop and popping dance tutorial that takes waving beyond just the arm wave and body wave. First learn how to do the arm wave and body wave... then this tutorial shows you unique concepts and creative ideas to take waving, popping, and hip hop dance styles ...more
Hip-hop dancing and dance steps aren't just for young people. Learn about hip-hop dance moves in this free choreography video series for women over thirty from a dancing instructor. Part 1 of 21 - How to Dance hip hop for women over thirty. Dance hip hop for women over thirty ...more
Are you interested in creating a hip hop related website? In this video tutorial you will learn to create a Bling Bling rap diamond effect in Photoshop. "Bling-bling" is a hip hop slang term which refers to elaborate jewelry and other accoutrements, and also to a lifestyle bui ...more
This is a music production software tutorial on how to make an emotional hip hop beat using Fruity Loops. You will learn how to start by creating the melody, then adding drums to produce an emotional sounding hip hop beat in FL Studio. The tutorial uses edirol orchestral and t ...more
Hops have always been known as the driving force behind beer, but now they're starting to grow their own culinary wings. Slowly but surely, this bizarre and bitter plant is showing up on more and more menus across the country as it catches on as a trendy and up-and-coming ingr ...more
Make your transition into the Hip-Hop world a tad smoother with help from this free lesson. Hip-hop dance is a form of dance that can be seen on the streets or in the studios, and its incredibly important to listen and move with the beat of a song. Discover the importance of p ...more
Be your own DJ or MC! This tutorial starts with a clip of Jay-Z, and demonstrates how you can create a hip hop sample with this clip using the music editing software FL Studio. An advanced tutorial for users already familiar with the software! Part 1 of 6 - How to Create hip h ...more
Does anyone remember when the Black Eyed Peas made edgy, alternative hip-hop? Seems like forever ago. THey are the kings of pop-hop today, and this video will show you the steps you need to do a great hip-hop dance to their hit song "Boom Boom Pow". Really, "Boom Boom Pow"? Th ...more
Dr. Dre has produced many of the best gangsta-rap beats of all time, and his deep luscious bass beats are perfect for dancing and relaxing at the same time. Watch this video to learn how to create a very Dr. Dre-style beat yourself using Reason 4. Download the samples used in ...more
This how-to video provides a quick demonstration of some ways to use Lindy hop-like swing dance skills to dance to five-beat musical numbers, such as Dave Brubeck's "Take Five". Cat Foley, president of the Newcastle University Swing Dance Society helps demonstrate a few moves ...more
If you've watched any of Beyonce's music videos, then you know the girl likes shaking her ample bootay. A move she's done in several videos is the crunk, which is a basic thrusting of the pelvis with the knees bent and the arms bent inwards at the elbows. The move is super se ...more
Head isolations are a type of hip-hop moves where the head moves separately from the body or vice versa, which is central to many popular types of dancing including popping and tutting. This pair of videos offers great step-by-step instructions on how to do different types of ...more
A clod-hopping presenter demonstrates in this how-to video that Lindy hop skills can be used to dance to ska music. The trick, as explained in the video, is to master the art of putting the emphasis on the UP and not the DOWN. Watch this video dance tutorial and learn how to d ...more
If you want to learn hip hop, you should learn it from the birthplace of this dance style, the Bronx, NY. In this dance lesson, Dana Richardson from One Step Beyond Dance Center in the Bronx, NY breaks down a hip-hop combination. This hip hop routine is for the ladies and is b ...more
In this video we learn how to make a hip hop beat in FL Studio. First, load up your drum sounds from the browser to the interface. After this, change the hits on the drums to make the beat sound different. Edit how high the volume is on the snare drum and then change the ghost ...more
In this series of expert video clips, you will learn how to do a bunny hop, one of the foundations of BMX freestyle tricks. Get tips on various stunts and variations on the bunny hop move from an expert freestyle rider. Part 1 of 7 - How to Do a BMX bunny hop. Do a BMX bunny h ...more
This music production software tutorial shows you how to compose a hip hop beat version of Chinese songs using FL Studio 7. Learn how to take a piece of Chinese traditional music and turn it into a hip hop beat within FL Studio 7.
Ever had the fascination to learn, or the inclination to Crip Walk? Well, now's your chance. This video tutorial will get you performing true to the Compton-born dance movement from Crip gang members. If you're not a gangster in the ghetto, you should not be doing the C-Walk, ...more
Begin the apple bottom jeans move on your left foot for a four count. Learn the apple bottom jeans intermediate hip hop move from a professional instructor in this free dance video. Perform the "apple bottom jeans" hip hop dance move - Part 1 of 15. Click through to watch this ...more
So take a few moments and watch this instructional video series designed to help teach the basics of Hip Hop dance for beginners—or those of you who are already dancing fiends but perhaps want to perfect some of those old school moves. Part 1 of 14 - How to Do Hip Hop dance mo ...more
Check out this how to video that teaches the basic steps of the Lindy Hop swing dance. Learn how to do outside turns, walkthroughs, the Lindy circle and much more with this six part tutorial. Watch these videos and you will be doing the Lindy in no time. Part 1 of 6 - How to D ...more
Learn the easiest and most effective hip hop step with this dance how to video. Follow this tutorial and you'll be droppin' it low in the clubs in no time.
Check out this cycling video tutorial to see how to do the bunny hop trick on a bicycle. Your BMX instructor for the day goes through the very basic steps with demonstrations on the bike bunny hop, along with some out-takes at the end to ease the pain of falling on your ass. ...more
Learn how to mix soul, R&B and hip-hop into your set. While DJing might appear simple to the untrained eye, truly mastering the turntables requires as much time and dedication as mastering any other instrument. Fortunately, the internet is awash in free video DJing lessons lik ...more
52 year old Terry "UniGeezer" Peterson gives some tips for unicyclists wanting to learn how to do stair hops, both static & rolling, plus "pecking" up steep hills.
Throw yourself into the world of hip-hop with help from this free lesson. Hip-hop foot work can be broken down into simplified movements or moves that are abstract and contrived to the music being used. Find out how to do a hip-hop combination with help from this free lesson. ...more
Don't just sit there, fold something! With this free video tutorial, you'll learn how to make a hopping paper frog toy using origami, the traditional Japanese folk art of paper folding. For more information, including detailed, step-by-step instructions, and to get started mak ...more
This audio production software tutorial shows you how to compose a hip hop beat in FL Studio using orchestral elements and instruments. Give your hip hop tracks a melodic quality with orchestral instruments as shown in this FL Studio tutorial. It will help if you already know ...more
Produce and mix drums using Pro Tools in this video tutorial. Pro Tools is used in this project to begin with several drum tracks, add effects, add compression and mix down to a final stereo drum track all within the Pro Tools software environment.
If you want to start choreographing hip hop moves to children, then this hip hop tutorial is for you. In this how to video, Tricia Gomez shows off her teaching tool, Dance in a Box to help you teach hip hop to children. These are easy dance moves to do and teach. Watch this ho ...more
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to swing dance Lindy Hop. Users will learn 3 steps the basic step, the send out and the swing out. Begin with a comfortable V position with the partner. The male's hand should be on the female's upper back and the female's hand on the ...more