Hot Hip Hop How-Tos

How To: Do the "Ball Change" dance move

Check out this instructional hip hop video that shows you how to do the "Ball Change" dance move. Learn more footwork to add to your repertoire. Chihoe "Groove" Szeto teaches you popular, fun dance moves step by step in these tutorial videos. Remember to have fun and practice your dance skills with this hip hop tutorial video.

How To: Clown walk dance

Don't be fooled by the silly name, clown dancing is serious business. This video dance tutorial breaks down several basic clown dance moves. Watch and learn how to do the shuffle, the V, the stepback, and the heeltoe.

How To: Do finger tutting

In this tutorial, we learn how to do finger tutting. There are different positions in tutting to help you get to a new one, creating new paths while learning. First, place both your arms on top of each other, then move them adjacent to each other by raising them and popping them. The praying position is also very popular. When you are tutting, think about common positions that are used a lot, then think of how you can get to the tutting by doing different switches and use your fingers more ef...

How To: Hip hop dance

Ebone’ Simone Johnsontake shows you in this instructional video series how to do basics of hip hop dance for beginners and those of you who are already dancing fiends but perhaps unfamiliar with the variety of styles and moves associated with rap and hip hop dancing.

How To: Do the kick ball change hip-hop dance step

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 your foot down. Switch to the other foot and kick, then step your foot down. Your other foot should be behind you a bit - you tap the ball of that foot on the ground, then tap the ball of your other foot (so you're "changi...

How To: Do the basics of pop and lock street dance

This video pop and lock tutorial covers the basics of popping, waving, gliding, botting, tutting, and ticking. Follow along with these hip hop moves and practice, practice, practice. The talented demonstrator is completely self-taught, so really, with a little bit of patience anyone can learn these moves at home. Watch this instructional video, practice along with your favorite hip hop music, and start impressing friends with your mad skills at dance parties or a club.

How To: Do Beyonce's signature booty shake step by step

Want to learn a sexy dance move that'll impress at the club but is also super easy to learn? Then check out this dance tutorial to learn how to do the booty shake, AKA Beyonce's signature/go-to dance move that involves popping your booty in and out while holding your arms bent at the elbows and pumping.

How To: Crunk dance

Find out how to do a few crunk dances with help from two pros! Crunk dance is a form of dance that can be broken down into basic hip-hop moves that have a little bit of flair added. Bliss & Zetta are professional hip-hop dancers and choreographers. Learn more dance moves from these two by searching WonderHowTo! You're only practice time away from ruling the dance floor.

How To: Do the Booty Dance Basics

Learn the how to booty dance and the basics of urban dance. Gain more confidence on the dance floor and learn to shake your ass like a true booty shaker. The Booty Basics says with a little instruction anyone can dance!

How To: Perform the dance move "the Dip"

Check out this instructional dance video to learn how to do "The Dip". Learn this smooth move to rock in the clubs or at parties. This is a prerequisite for one of the types of freak dancing. Chihoe "Groove" Szeto teaches you popular, fun dance moves step by step in these tutorial videos. Remember to have fun and practice your hip hop skills with this tutorial video.

How To: Glide as part of your hip-hop dance

Gliding is one of the most important parts of hip-hop dance. It basically means sliding around the dance floor in a rhythmic, stylish way, and this video will show you how to do it like a pro. You don't have to be advanced already, it breaks it down real slow so you can make sure you learn the move properly and then dance you butt off!

How To: Jerk (dance) - The "ReJect"

Curious how to Jerk dance? Team ExClu$!v3 is here to show us all we need to know in the world of jerk dancing. Instructors Michaelangelo and Donatello take us step by step through a move called "the ReJect" making it look easy, but don't get fooled! The ReJect is quite difficult and is in actuality, a highly technical move... So be sure to watch closely and don't be afraid to rewind and re-watch until you have it down smooth!

How To: Crip Walk for beginners

Check out this instructional dance video that demonstrates how to crip walk for beginners. Learn all the basic moves from this c-walk tutorial like the V, the shuffle kick, the shuffle hop, and the inverted heel toe. Practice your dance skills and start c-walking like a pro in no time.

How To: Do a "Rock Step"

Check out this instructional hip hop video to learn how to do a "Rock Step". It's like a crunch, so keep your knees bent. Learn this basic step and how to make it funky! Chihoe "Groove" Szeto teaches you popular, fun dance moves step by step in these tutorial videos. Remember to have fun and practice your dance skills with this hip hop tutorial video.

How To: Booty dance

Your body language tells a lot about yourself...No hiding or excuses anymore when da beat drops...Learn the A-B-C of urban dance moves with Booty Basics and feel more confident on the dance floor! Every one CAN dance: just follow the step to step guide, add your special touch, and rock it!!!

How To: Do the Hustle '70s John Travolta dance move

There are few things we'd like to bring back from the '70s: After all, living through super flared bell bottoms, afros bigger than our body, and peace sign shades once was enough. Though we're glad the trendy style of the '70s has faded like yesterday's news, we do love pulling out our Disco Era dance moves.

How To: Do a cool advanced tutting combo

The variety of tutting combos you can learn and create is limited only by your creativity. If you've already got some good moves and you're looking for an advanced combo to add to your repertoire, watch this video. It will teach you step-by-step how to do a really hot tutting combo.

How To: Do a breakdance crab walk

In this video, we learn how to do a breakdance crab walk. Start on the ground, bringing the feet into the air. Then, bring the left hand back and your right hand out in front of you. Lean side to side to help you shift your weight. You need to get comfortable with both crab freezes before you will be able to do this completely. Next, you will start to switch your arms while you are doing this, with your legs still up in the air. This takes upper body strength to do, but can be combined with o...

How To: Break dance step-by-step

For anyone looking for a basic, step-by-step guide to break dancing - this video is for you. Before doing break dancing moves, it's important to warm up the hands, feet and wrists. Learn how to do top rocks moves in break dancing with help from two experts.

How To: Do easy break dancing moves

Looking to break into the break dancing world? In this video, learn some easy moves in break dancing with start with top rock basics, such as stepping out with the right foot, crossing the arms, crossing the left foot in front and opening the arms. Add flair to these dance floor friendly moves, with help from this free lesson.

How To: Do the MC Hammer dance

Bust out the parachute pants and boom box and pay tribute to one of the most famous performers in modern times with the MC Hammer Dance. If you're bored with the latest moves then have some fun and try this retro style.

How To: Perform the "Skeeter Rabbit"

Originated by James Higgins (AKA "The Original Skeeter Rabbit") in the 70s, the skeeter rabbit is a shuffle step you can use in your hip hop dancing. This move employs your skills on locking to contrast with the fast moves you're doing on the dance floor. The skeeter rabbit calls for extensive use of your legs, hopping swinging and freezing for a frantic move that's sure to impress on the dance floor. This video tutorial will teach how to do the skeeter rabbit dance move.

How To: Jerk (dance) - "Pin Drop & Break Leg"

JusJerk and Jerk dance crew, the Stick Figures demonstrate how a "Pin Drop" is done in the world of Jerking, and later, how variations of the Pin Drop (sometimes also referred to as the "Knee Drop") can lead to multiple Pin Drops in a row and/or some pretty impressive acrobats. Later in this tutorial, the Stick Figures show how to do "The Break Leg Pin Drop" by dipping and "breaking the legs". We're guessing they mean this figuratively.

How To: Dance the jerk and some other complimentary moves

Need to brush up on your Jerk dance moves? Need a basic Jerking tutorial stat!? This tutorial takes you through a variety of moves including the reJect, basic Jerking, hand movements to apply to foot moves, and an invented dance move called the "Toon Step" or "Spongebob". They also go over how to do the bun burning knee-drop, so listen closely! There's a lot packed into this one!

How To: Jerk (dance) - "The LOL Kid$ Ject"

For those of us who wonder what it takes to rip it up on a dance floor, we luckily have Team ExClu$!v3 tutorials on how to Jerk dance. In this jerk dance demonstration video, the jerking masters start off with instructions on how to take the "Original Ject" to the "LOL Kid$ Ject". This is an advanced tutorial, so for those of you just starting out with your jerkin', make sure you get in enough practice before you make your jerk dance debut or you just might look like a jerk!

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