What does jookin mean?

Footwork-based dance move

A dance move that originates from the streets of Memphis, Tennessee.

The dance move is based on the Gangsta Walking dance style, with a lot of emphasis placed on footwork. One of the most prominent Jookin dancers is Lil Buck, who is considered to be the ambassador of the style. The term can also be used as verb.


Have u seen the Lil Buck jookin video with yo-yo ma?
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Showing off some Jookin dance moves

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Updated April 7, 2016

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