Most disco dances have strong roots in Swing, Samba, Cha Cha, Mambo, Meringue, Fox Trot and Tango. The Hustle is believed to be originated in New York in 1970. The Hustle had gone through many variations in the 70s. There were line dances for groups of Hustler, and partnership dances for partners of course. The partnership dances included the basic Hustle, Latin, Tango and Spanish Hustle. There was also Street, the most popular of all the partnership dances. Street was also called Three-count, or Swing Hustle. Street originated in California as the Street Hustle by skaters in Venice and Malibu.
Hip Hop dance is performed to funk, rap, RnB, or hip hop music. Most hip hop emphasizes power moves. Break dancing, a form of hip hop uses acrobatics and gymnastics. There are many shuffles and sweeps. One popular move is the “Pop N Lock”. Hip hop has been around for a while but is now getting popular in dance studios for young girls and boys.