Hot Hip Hop How-Tos

How To: Do a hip hop knee spin dance move

Want to turn your blah breakdance routine into a stunning, pro-level flip fest? Then take a look at this breakdancing video to learn how to do a hip hop knee spin. This knee spin can be incorporated into your breakdancing for an extra special twist that will definitely leave an impression.

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: 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: Glide as part of your hip-hop dancing

Michael Jackson showed the world just how cool it was to slide across the floor as part of your dancing, and the world will never be the same. Glides and gliding are a ubiquitous part of hip-hop dance now, and are a great move to add to your arsenal. This two-part video will teach you the basics of gliding, but you won't be at MJ level quite yet. If you are, please make a how-to video of how you do it.

How To: Do the dougie dance with MBone

MBone shows you how to do the dougie dance. Just put your arms out and lean side to side in time with the music. Then add in a few hip hop moves of your own - MBone shows you a few good riffs on the dougie, like popping your collar and the right kind of swagger.

How To: Do a hip-hop dance to the song "Krazy" by Pitbull

The Pitbull song "Krazy" is a club dancing classic, and many people have choreographed their own dances to the song. This video will show you, in great detail, how to do one cool dance to the song choreographed by the maker of this video. It should look good any time you have the chance to perform it and improve your skills generally.

How To: Do the breakdance "which-a-way" lock

In this video, we learn how to do the break dance "which-a-way" lock. Start diagonal and put your hands together in front of you. Now, kick front and back, then twist. When you twist, your knee will go into your chest and be raised high in the air. Next, extend your leg and then bring it down to the ground, bringing the other leg up, then rocking between the legs. Start to do this between the legs, moving your upper body with you. Do this faster, rocking from side to side, then put these move...

How To: Do a breakdance "scoo bot" lock

In this video, we learn how to do a breakdance "scoo bot" lock. First, start with the feet only and once you master that, add in the arms. Place your heel up and your toes facing up. When you practice, use counts in your head to help keep you on beat. When you lock, you don't want to stay stiff, you want the dimensions changing all the time. Keep your movements low to stay with the beat. If you feel more comfortable going left first, then do this, or vice versa. Continue to practice this and ...

How To: Do the Dejan Tubic-choreographed dance to Justin Bieber "Somebody to Love"

Usher and Justin Bieber have created a monster, the youngest R&B phenom since Michael Jackson was fronting the Jackson 5. Since Usher's involved, you know that the dances that go along with Just in Bieber songs are going to be phat. This video will teach you how to do the dance from the video for his song "Somebody to Love" ft. Usher. It breaks it down very slowly and should be as easy as possible for you to learn.

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: Do a breakdance "scuba" lock

In this tutorial, we learn how to do a breakdance "scuba" lock. This is very simple, and you will start off by popping your left foot, then hopping to the right. After this, you will clap your hands to keep yourself on the beat. Now you will push the right knee up, then twist it out to the side using your inner thigh, then kick. After this, switch to the left leg and bring it up, then hop. Do this quickly, so it all looks like one fluid movement. You will practice this going slowly so you lea...

How To: Master an 8 count in hip hop dance

In this tutorial, we learn how to master an 8 count hip hop dance with Josh. Make sure you do this in a large room so you aren't running into things as you dance around the room. Start off with your feet straight and bend your knees. Your arms should come up loosely into fists, then drop your right knee in. Your right arm should drop with the knee and then turn to do a half a turn, raising your arms in the air. Count "1,2,3,4" as you are doing each different step, and practice this until you ...

How To: Perform tutting, fingertutting and digital combos

In hip-hop dance, or any dance for that matter, there are so many different types of techniques and moves it can be hard to keep track of them all. Most importantly, it can be hard to figure out what you like and how to do it. Well, if you're interested in things like tutting, fingertutting, or digital combos then this video may be for you.

How To: Perform a Jabbawockeeze freestyle

Hip-hop dance is one of the most energetic and possibly coolest form of dance that is out there. There are many different moves that can be done and with the right ones mixed together, can create an awesome looking dance routine. In this quick tutorial, you'll see what it takes to perform a Jabbawockeeze freestyle dance. If you need help, pause the video in order to see what you need to do. Good luck and have fun!