Tag Archives: Chicago

Footwork, proper noun, aka [Chicago] Juke (see also [Detroit] Jit, Shangaan electro) So-called because of the associated dance crazes – essentially a contemporary form of break dance; wildly uptempo (140 – 170 BPM), characterised by syncopated beats laced with manically looped, pitched up … Continue reading

B-more or Bmore, adjective, aka B-more Club Uptempo (120 – 140 BPM) hip hop / breaks originally from Baltimore, with an 8/4 time signature, using short, repetitive vocal samples – often call-and-response-style raps or chants – over old school drum breaks, staccato snares/ claps … Continue reading