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WATCH: Bluff City’s Jookin Scene Takes Center Stage in ‘Memphis Majic’

Many aspects of Memphis, Tennessee’s public image—crunk, soul, blues, anti-racist organizing—originated with the Black residents who make up more than 60 percent of its population. Filmmaker Eddie Bailey highlights the community’s history and present through the story of its jookin subculture in “Memphis Majic,” his new documentary currently screening at film festivals and other regional events.

Video: Lil Buck and Memphis Jookin

Lil Buck, a performer known for a style of street dance called “Jookin,” practices a few of his moves on Fremont Street in Las Vegas. Buck has collaborated with Yo-Yo Ma and will be performing in Los Angeles with a cellist, marrying classical music

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Daniel Price goes to Broadway to co-direct in Katori Hallʼs theater production “Hurt Village”

The cast of the Off-Broadway show HURT VILLAGE has been working on "jookin" dancing: a form of dancing which originated in Memphis, where the show takes place. In the following video, the cast shows off their moves in an upbeat, energy-filled rehearsal.

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Lil Buck’s Top 5 Memphis Jookin YouTube Videos

Memphis Jookin (also known as Gangsta Walking, Buckin and Choppin) is a unique art form characterized by freestyle movements and hip hop swag. Born out of the late 80s Memphis, Tennessee “gangsta” club scene, Jookin has since evolved into...

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You've probably seen him before, but as with viral fame, it's easier for people to identify someone as "that guy who..." instead of by name. Well, Lil Buck is "that guy who" can do insane things on pointe, in sneakers....

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