The Fundamentals of Popping
Timothy Earl Solomon, better known by the moniker Popin' Pete, is a first-generation member of the legendary The Electric Boogaloos crew, which was founded in 1978. After being taught to dance by his older brother, Boogaloo Sam, he inspired generations of popping dancers and continues to do so today, over 40 years after he started to dance. Popin Pete has gone on to innovate styles/moves like crazy legs, ET, spider man and sleepy style. With Electric Boogaloos he performs on the most authoritative scenes spreading American funkstyles culture all over the world, working alongside some of this generation's most dedicated and hard working music artists. Artists such as: Justin Timberlake, Gwen Stefani, Mýa, The Black Eyed Peas and Janet Jackson.
01: The Fundamentals of Popping
Popin Pete breaks down the fundamentals of popping technique and transitional movement that he learned from his own mentor, Boogaloo Sam. Learn the techniques to pop in your arms, chest, knees, head and neck, and practice your execution in a short combo.