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Hustlelocked

  • Claude Conyers

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A generic term for a number of forms of disco dance (see Disco (ii)). Based on Latin dances such as the mambo and the merengue, the hustle originated as a line dance in the Latino communities of New York and Miami in the early 1970s. After some fusion with swing dance and changes in basic foot rhythm, the dance became known variously as Latin hustle, New York hustle, and Brooklyn hustle. Upon publication of the song “The Hustle” by Van McCoy and the Soul City Symphony in ...

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