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President
Rock Steady Crew

Graffiti Artist and One of the Pioneers of Break Dancing and An Original Member
Rock Steady Crew

President
Backspin Productions

Choreographer and Member
Hip Hop Hall of Fame

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Richard Colón (born January, ...

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Richard Colón (born January, 1966) better known by his stage name Crazy Legs is a b-boy from the Bronx, New York City, USA. He featured in the earliest stories on hip hop dancing to appear in mainstream press, and as president of the Rock Steady Crew brought the form to London and Paris in 1983.

Today he is also involved in community outreach, dance instruction and dance theater productions. His pioneering status is reflected in his appearances in fiction films and documentaries, old and new.


Third Annual Tha Blast ™ Urban Arts and Cultural Festival Announces Schedule and Lineup of Hip Hop Stars: Crazy Legs, Biz Markie, Little Brother and Scratch; Here Comes Tha Blast!

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Crazy Legs (born Richard Colón) is a graffiti artist and one of the pioneers of break dancing and an original member of the Rock Steady Crew.Growing up in the Bronx, Crazy Legs saw gang activity all around him, but got into break dancing and has since become the dominant face of break dance culture to the world.His first exposure was as a street dancer in the movie Flashdance, however since he has appeared in many movies including Beat Street, Wild Style, and Style Wars and he has appeared in many television programs, music videos, and commercials.He participated in the Peabody Award-winning documentary Dance in America: Everybody Dance Now, and co-produced and starred in the documentary The Freshest Kids: History of the B-Boy.Crazy Legs has toured extensively throughout the United States and the world, performing at such venues as Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center.President of Backspin Productions and the Rock Steady Crew, he is an award-winning choreographer and member of the Hip Hop hall of Fame.


Yahoo - Breakdancing Re-Emerges in Pop Culture in Time for the Rock Steady Crew 25th Anniversary Presented by Backspin Productions and Lipton Brisk

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B-boying will survive the 'trend' periods as it is now a true American art form," remarked Rock Steady president, Richie Colon, aka Crazy Legs.


Third Annual Tha Blastâ„¢ Urban Arts and Cultural Festival Announces Headliners and Events; Here Comes Tha Blast!

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Crazy Legs (born Richard Colón) is a graffiti artist and one of the pioneers of break dancing and an original member of the Rock Steady Crew.Growing up in the Bronx, Crazy Legs saw gang activity all around him, but got into break dancing and has since become the dominant face of break dance culture to the world.His first exposure was as a street dancer in the movie Flashdance, however since he has appeared in many movies including Beat Street, Wild Style, and Style Wars and he has appeared in many television programs, music videos, and commercials.He participated in the Peabody Award-winning documentary Dance in America: Everybody Dance Now, and co-produced and starred in the documentary The Freshest Kids: History of the B-Boy.Crazy Legs has toured extensively throughout the United States and the world, performing at such venues as Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center.President of Backspin Productions and the Rock Steady Crew, he is an award-winning choreographer and member of the Hip Hop hall of Fame.


Richard Colón (born January, ...

zulunation.co.uk [cached]

Richard Colón (born January, 1966) better known by his stage name Crazy Legs is a b-boy from the Bronx, New York City, USA. He featured in the earliest stories on hip hop dancing to appear in mainstream press, and as president of the Rock Steady Crew brought the form to London and Paris in 1983.

Today he is also involved in community outreach, dance instruction and dance theater productions. His pioneering status is reflected in his appearances in fiction films and documentaries, old and new. Crazy Legs is the only original member remaining of the Rock Steady Crew, and is its current president. Ken Swift (born Kenneth James Gabbert) is a second generation B-boy, or breakdancer, and former Vice President of the Rock Steady Crew of which he was a long time member and key figure. He is now President of the Breaklife and VII Gems Hip Hop movement in NYC.

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