boogaloo

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boo·ga·loo

 (bo͞o′gə-lo͞o′)
n.
1.
a. A style of soul music popular in the mid 1960s, sometimes including Caribbean musical elements.
b. A style of dancing performed to this music.
2. A form of urban dance originating in the late 1960s, involving undulating, fluid body movements and briefly held poses, performed to funk music.

[Probably alteration of boogie or boogie-woogie (perhaps influenced by hullabaloo).]

boogaloo

(ˈbuːɡəˌluː)
n
a type of dance performed to rock and roll music
vb
to dance a boogaloo
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While he recently learned people were using a similar move in the Fifties, he cites Seventies funk-dance troupe The Electric Boogaloos as his inspiration.
This is the first time that the festival appears outside of London and performing in Newcastle are Electric Boogaloos from Los Angeles, Brazilian Frank Ejara and Franck II Louise from France.
Breakin' Convention features the Electric Boogaloos from Los Angeles, whose definitive body-popping moves have inspired dancers and their audiences for the past 25 years.
Breakin' Convention on May 15 and 16 brings together local dancers with the Electric Boogaloos from the USA, Brazilian Frank Ejara and Frank II Louise from France.
In presenting the steps, Rapier gives much-deserved props to their originators, including Don Campbell and the Electric Boogaloos.
We were greeted in Johnnesburg by the guys from Boogaloos and the local magazines, who carried our luggage out in a routine fashion.
Bad Taste Cru and Eye of the Fly will be performing on stage alongside LA dancer Electric Boogaloos and guest DJs Ken Masters, Patta Merchants and Mr Breaks.
"Old school," Newcleus declared at the Hip-Hop Legends Festival, "is back in session!" The Brooklyn-based rap group, best known for its 1984 hit "Jam on It," joined the Electric Boogaloos, the Untouchables, and Don Campbell in this touring celebration of mostly vintage hip-hop dance and music, organized by dancer-choreographer Rennie Harris.
A PA from Boogaloo Stu at the Nightingale with one of those songs that you know will be a crazy hit is our start (check out the mad video @ Boogaloostu.com).
Whether Nobby realises his dream of spending a night listening to the band billed as the `home of salsa, Latin, soul, boogaloo and countless other variants within the tropical Latin idiom' remains to be seen.