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Birthday

May 11, 1955

Birth Sign

Taurus

Height

5' 10" (1.78 m)

About

Shabba-Doo was born and raised in Chicago, Illinois. He moved to the west coast (Los Angeles) in the early 70s. He's one of the forefathers of hip-hop dancing, "The Original Lockers" and was an Original Soul Train Gang member in the 70s and early 80s. The Lockers are famously known for pioneering "Locking." Shabba-Doo also starred in 80s classic movies "Breakin', and Breakin' 2 Electric Boogaloo, and the 1990 film Lambada. He's an award-winning musical theater choreographer, and director. He's choreographed for Lionel Richie, Madonna, Luther Vandross, and Jamie Kennedy's MTV show, "Blowin' Up" to name a few. He also served as the associate choreographer and lead dancer for the 78th Annual Academy Awards, performing with first time Oscar winners, "Three Six Mafia" and Taraji P. Henson for their performance of, "It's Hard Out Here for a Pimp."The ever-evolving Shabba-Doo has set his sights on new horizons. He has several projects currently in development including a theatrical feature dance film A Breakin' Uprising, Battle for the Streets, a reality-dance competition television series, and "Planet Dance," a reality series focused on global dance. read more

Shabba-Doo's recent choreography projects include the Yari Film Group production "Kickin' It Old Skool," starring Jamie Kennedy, now on DVD, and a music video for rising rap stars J McCoy and Tha Gruva. He will be producing, choreographing, and co-directing the 2016 Hip Hop Hall of Fame Show: Legends and Icons and is a member of the Artifacts, Exhibits and Preservation Committee for the Hip Hop Hall of Fame. He will be receiving several honors during the Awards Show later this year. Shabba-Doo is currently writing his memoirs, The King of Crenshaw: How Breakin' Shaped American Pop Culture and Saved my Life which will look at the history of Hip Hop through the lens of his career.

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