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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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The wildstyle, the scratch, the collage of sampled sounds, b-boys battling against gravity...
Surrounded by these b-boys and b-girls, I was amazed at what they were doing, so eventually I tried it."
He was a judge for two seasons of the Dutch version of So You Think You Can Dance and has directed an opera, reframing Monteverdi with "four hardcore B-boys and four opera singers".
We saw The Herbalizer slow things down to an ecstatic crawl and Afrika Bambaataa pump the decks as B-Boys in 80s Addidas spun on their outsized hats.
These photos show three of the athletes (called B-boys and B-girls) who competed at the youth games; 18-year-old Russian B-boy Bumblebee (right) took home a gold medal.
The B-boys and Base Dancers will also be on hand to ensure the entertainment levels are high.
Harrasi, who emerged victorious in the Middle East qualifier held at the Dubai Marina Mall, Promenade Terrace, on March 29, beat 27 experienced B-boys from different parts of the region who put up impressive performances following years of hard work.
B-boys and b-girls will dance while Oklahoma Contemporary sponsors a tag wall where guests can try their hands at aerosol art.
RIYADH: South Korean breakdancers B-boys set the stage alight in Riyadh on Sunday night with their tough high-energy moves and grooves, offering thousands of people a number of strands including dance, rapping, and graffiti.
The night will start at 5pm with DJ D-Prank and will showcase B-Boys and B-Girls performing dance-battles.
Sharing the stage at today's event was an exciting line-up of regional performers, including Afro-fusion dance group ACE Dance and Music, Humanhood, MDK Crew B-Boys, Birmingham MC P-Shand, Bollywood dancers from Shiamak Company, award-winning vocal group Sons of Pitches and teen singer Kellimarie, from Coventry.