Crazy Legs is b-boy royalty. The legendary master of breaking not only was a protector of the culture, but he also took the art form to unseen heights thanks to his acrobatic style of dance, and his strong connection to the Rock Steady Crew.

  • 1982

    Artist | January 4, 1982

    Behind the Photo: Crazy Legs

    Janette Beckman has had a knack for being in the right place at the right time during her illustrious photo career. When 'The New York City Rap Tour' hit London in 1982, she was there to get a photo of Crazy Legs which showed just how dope the performance truly was. READ MORE

  • 1981

    Artist | January 1, 1981

    Doin’ It in the Park: Rock Steady Park

    In the ’60s, New Yorkers began referring to Happy Warrior Playground as the Goat Courts, where street baller Earl “the Goat” Manigault earned a reputation for using his 50-inch vertical leap to snatch quarters off the top of the backboard. Then came the ’80s and a new nickname, after the Rock Steady Crew adopted the park as home base to develop their own freakish physical abilities. READ MORE

  • 1981

    Artist | 03-20-1981

    The Dynamic Rockers vs. the Rock Steady Crew

    The Lincoln Center Battle between the Dynamic Rockers and the Rock Steady Crew is one of the biggest moments in B-boy history. The outdoor showcase on neutral ground would finally prove who the best was. READ MORE

  • 1981

    Artist | January 1, 1981

    Doin’ It in the Park: Rock Steady Park

    In the ’60s, New Yorkers began referring to Happy Warrior Playground as the Goat Courts, where street baller Earl “the Goat” Manigault earned a reputation for using his 50-inch vertical leap to snatch quarters off the top of the backboard. Then came the ’80s and a new nickname, after the Rock Steady Crew adopted the park as home base to develop their own freakish physical abilities. READ MORE

  • 1982

    Artist | January 4, 1982

    Behind the Photo: Crazy Legs

    Janette Beckman has had a knack for being in the right place at the right time during her illustrious photo career. When 'The New York City Rap Tour' hit London in 1982, she was there to get a photo of Crazy Legs which showed just how dope the performance truly was. READ MORE

  • 1981

    Artist | 03-20-1981

    The Dynamic Rockers vs. the Rock Steady Crew

    The Lincoln Center Battle between the Dynamic Rockers and the Rock Steady Crew is one of the biggest moments in B-boy history. The outdoor showcase on neutral ground would finally prove who the best was. READ MORE