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b-boy

 (bē′boi′)
n.
A man or boy who engages in b-boying.

[b-, probably short for break (from the danceable breaks in funk recordings from which turntablists make breakbeat music to which b-boying is done ) + boy.]

B-boy

(ˈbiːˌbɔɪ)
n
(Pop Music) a male rap-music fan, who typically can be identified by his casual style of dress
[C20: from Bronx boy]

B-boy

(ˈbiˌbɔɪ)
n.
Slang. a fan of rap music.
[1980–85; b (reak dancing) + boy; patterned on B-girl]
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Respeto' (from the movie Respeto) - lyrics by Abra and Loonie, music by Jay Durias, beats by B-Boy Garcia, interpreted by Abra and Loonie
Da Original B-Boy Sneakerhead - who later starred in Nike commercials with Michael Jordan.
Guests also got the opportunity to enjoy a highly spirited and entertaining performance by popular Korean b-boy group Jinjo Crew, winner of five major world b-boy contests and the biggest breakdance groups from the country.
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Crowds gathered to see the UK premiere of Frameshift, a vertical performance featuring contemporary and b-boy dancing set across three connected aerial rigs.
After battling against the 16 best B-Boys in the country, Salim Saed Salim al Harrasi, also known as B-Boy Sinbad, emerged as the winner of the Red Bull BC
Muscat: Salim Saed Salim Al Harrasi, also known as B-Boy Sinbad, emerged as the winner of the Red Bull BC One Oman for the first time and will now start preparing to represent Oman in Japan in the World Final.
The World B-Boy Classic believes in the power of the Hiphop dance battle as a starting point for engagement and exchange.
Eighth Army headquarters in Yongsan, central Seoul, featuring Jinusean, Babylon, 4TEN and other K-pop artists, as well as LED, B-boy and taekwondo dances, and "samulnori," a traditional Korean percussion music.
Even playing with a string quartet, they're a hip hop outfit, with three of the four elements making up an essential part of the band, with b-boy Ibby's dancing and Pearl Kinnear's live artwork enhancing both the music and the flow of breathtakingly sharp and insightful MCing from handsome frontman Louie.
This event brings together four artists: beat-boxer Hobbit, b-boy Ryan LoGisTic Harston, singer/rapper Elektric and puppeteer Mohsen Nouri.