b-boy

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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.]
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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]
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B-boy

(ˈbiˌbɔɪ)
n.
Slang. a fan of rap music.
[1980–85; b (reak dancing) + boy; patterned on B-girl]
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Swapping the streets of the Bronx for Southside, Birmingham Hippodrome's B-Side Hip-Hop Festival will once again see the best of the UK's bboys and bgirls battle it out on the streets and stages in a three-day festival bringing together some of the most influential names in contemporary hip-hop from across the globe.