Permeating into American pop culture, it provides an expressive platform for the marginalized community to rally under the unifying experience of oppression. More recently however, the face of American hip-hop culture has changed, focusing on Asian Americans as the frontrunner in the hip-hop dance scene. Currently, dance crews dominating the competitive circuit , both professional and collegiate, are mainly composed of and led by Asian Americans. Through social dances, being a part of a crew was virtually the only way to engage in hip-hop cultural exchange.
Yes, but I grew up in New Zealand. My family moved when I was around four. My dad's a chef typical Asian immigrant parents and he ran a restaurant. I always loved to dance and sing, so they put me in ballet school because that was the only thing available in the 80's. New Zealand is still home [because] my parents and childhood friends are still there.
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