© 2021 WOSU Public Media
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00
0:00
Available On Air Stations
News Partners

Tracing The Origins Of Popping, The Dance Craze Born In Fresno

B-boy Goku (Charles Montgomery) dances for an audience at the Fresno State "What’s Popping" event in November. (KQED)
B-boy Goku (Charles Montgomery) dances for an audience at the Fresno State "What’s Popping" event in November. (KQED)

A new oral history project at California’s Fresno State is documenting the roots of the hip-hop dance craze known as popping.

Alice Daniel from Here & Now contributor KQED has our story.

Copyright 2021 NPR. To see more, visit https://www.npr.org.