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  • n. Krumping: an energetic style of hip-hop dance


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  • Many people consider it to be a watered down circus version of gymnastics, with only a few mediocre "krump" and "pop" moves in between.

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  • I wondered if one group had been killed, or knocked over, or had merely taken cover in a shell-crater when a German "krump" seemed to burst right among them, though at a distance of even a few hundred yards nothing is so deceiving as the location of a shell-burst in relation to objects in line with it.

    My Second Year of the War

  • "krump" or five-point-nine coming in your direction, advising you which way to dodge and also saving you from unnecessarily running for a dugout if the shell were passing well overhead or short.

    My Second Year of the War

  • It's from your own side! "said one Briton to a German who had been knocked over by a German" krump "when he picked himself up; and the German answered that this did not make him like it any better.

    My Second Year of the War

  • BECAUSE YOU'VE READ THIS FAR - Check out these eight-year-olds krump like no one else.

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  • Judges trying to describe desired effects in krump or hip-hop numbers by affecting what they think are urban or African-American speech patterns or gestures is not a good plan.

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  • I thought Twitch and Kherington did ok last night but didn't "WOW!" me as they have in the past tango and krump.

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  • They hear, or worse, actually feel in their chest, the uniquely terrifying deep krump concussion of mortars dropping nearby.


  • KING: We now welcome to LA.RY KING LIVE David Lachapelle, photographer and director of a new documentary, "Rize" about a dance style which originated on the streets of South Central, L.A. Tommy "The Clown" Johnson, credited with created krump, also a "Rize" dancer.

    CNN Transcript Jul 2, 2005

  • We would go and get krump and it would be in neighborhoods and streets in Compton and in South Central and living rooms where there is nothing but love and just ...

    CNN Transcript Jul 2, 2005


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