Choi Seung Min’s Dance History – “Dance is life” Kazu [29/30]

Kazu is a Japanese dancer who had a big influence on Korean hip-hop. His popularity goes way back. People got to know him because he freestyled in the music video of Japanese group ZOO’s 6th album in 1993-1994. Back then with the dance boom led by Yang Goon (Yang Hyun Suk), many dancers used Kazu’s dance style…

Choi Seung Min’s Dance History – Poppin’ Hyun Joon [22/30]

When all dancers did hop hop, one would only do popping. Poppin’ Hyun Joon. He was a passionate popping dancer who really loved hamburgers and coca-cola. When Young Turks Club released its first full album in 1996, we brought in one friend called Sung Ryong and his nickname was Choon Sam. He was the one…

Choi Seung Min – Sadaechunwang’s Kang Min [21/30]

Sadaechunwang’s member Kang Min was a part of the 1st hip hop generation. He and I were best friends. He was a good dancer, but he was overshadowed during the YG Family’s days. One day, I heard that Seo Taiji & Boys’ member Lee Juno was at a rehearsal room. As Lee Juno’s junior/dancer, Kang…

Choi Seung Min’s Dance History – The rise of Sadaechunwang [20/30]

Kim Ho Jin and Shin Hyun Geun’s house dance was famous for a while. Then, they mysteriously disappeared with the appearance of Sadaechunwang. The members of Sadaechunwang were Kang Min, Oh Yoon Joo, Seo Jin Suk and yours truly. They were backup dancers of Seo Taiji & Boys during the promotion of “Come Back Home”…