“Len called it "boogaloo," but Carrie Ann insisted it was "old school hip-hop" but whatever it was, two of the judges -- Carrie Anna and Bruno -- felt it merited a perfect 10 points while Len gave him a 9 for a dance total of 29 and a night's total of 56 points.”
“But because "boogaloo" is a term transmitted more often orally than in writing, it has enjoyed an immunity to the flux of fashion.”
“Born out of the mixing tastes of Cuban, Puerto Rican and black teenagers and the clubs they would all frequent in 1960s East Harlem and the South Bronx, boogaloo became a platform for not only the changing of status quo musical styles, but for the identities and social climate of New York City's Latino youth.”
“Several years in the making, New York Times writer and Latin soul aficionado Matthew Ramirez Warren's labor of love aims to shed light on the rise and then the abrupt fall of Latin boogaloo.”
“Carmichael, Time magazine claimed, left ahead of the trouble and was “dancing the boogaloo at a downtown nightclub when the rock-throwing in Dixie Hills started.””
“The most exciting event all season at SummerStage is this celebration of the boogaloo, which, in the late 1960s, may have been the last wave of Latino music and dancing to captivate the North American audience.”
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“New York's Latin music scene has traditionally been dominated by the salsa of Puerto Rico and the meringue and bachata of the Dominican Republic, as well as fusions like Latin jazz, boogaloo and reggaeton.”
“DJ Nitekrawler has been searching for a new home for Moneytown since April, which has left the scene low on evenings where you can boogaloo to obscure funk treats on vinyl.”
“With the focus on 1960s and 1970s sounds, you can expect mambo, samba, boogaloo, disco, Afrobeat and jazz classics to be pulled out of the party bag as well as the more traditional soul sounds.”
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Names of popular or once dances.
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Compare the etymologies of these words as given in the OED with the Gaelic backgrounders in this book, How the Irish Invented Slang: The Secret Language of the Crossroads (Counterpunch, 2007). Awai...
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