Chicago Teens Perform ‘Bop’ Dance in DGainz Video

Chicago Teens Perform ‘Bop’ Dance in DGainz Video.

DGainz provides the world a look at Chicago’s dance culture.

The dance teens are performing in the video below is called the “BOP,” a form of ‘steppin.’

The “Bop” has undergone many transformations throughout several generations. Originally performed in the late 50s and early 60s, the “Bop” was a smooth, calm dance of striding, gliding, dipping and dabbing, according to

In today’s generation amongst a younger, hip demographic, the “Bop” now is performed to Hip Hop music. It incorporates a “bounce” with slick footwork and various body movements.

Check out teens perform the “Bop” below.