And I realized it doesn't mean that. But if you look at it, yes, you are. You'll see a side of Miss Prissy you've never seen before. We'll put everything in it. This is Homeboy the Clown Entertainment right here. No one could accuse LaChapelle of subtlety.
You can't just go out there and just dance, dance, dance. Amazing grace How sweet The sound That saved A wretch Like me I once Was lost But now I'm found I was blind But now I See Austin Harris is my name. Told y'all we were gonna do it! After people from magazine saw his work exhibited, LaChapelle was offered to work for the magazine. You still doin' a little boogie. I was his only child that didn't cry. And she happened to be.
Rocco the Clown representin' True Clowns. There's a lot of things I wish I could change if I could. That's what all of us been waiting on. So what we do, we come together, and we dance. I've been neighbors to the clowns about months. He was really there for me.
You have ballet, you have modern. I had another girl, another guy. Well, I ended up in some situations where. We'll do our little thing. How do I put it? The kids use dance as an alternative to gangs and hustling: they form their own troupe and paint their faces like warriors, meeting to outperform rival gangs of dancers or just to hone their skills. So you, they, them, made Tommy? The aggressive and visually stunning dance modernizes moves indigenous to African tribal rituals and features mind-blowing, athletic movement sped up to impossible speeds. The tribal dances are as similar to krumping and clowning as the landscape of sub-Saharan Africa is to south-central L.
This is where a lot of music. I can do my dance thing. Everyone is not a sports player. What are you doing on the -. We fi'n to go in a mansion. You know what I'm sayin'? There's always a football team. We're gonna take it by storm because it's our belief.
Especially if you have somebody that's wildin' out like. It follows that someone like LaChapelle, given to extremes, would want to give us his vision of paradise. That was a concert for Larry. You know what I'm sayin'? The documentary exposes the new dance forms known as Clowning and , which started in Los Angeles around the time of the 1992 riots that followed the Rodney King verdict. Krumping is the street ball.
I always say God gave me the opportunity. I came out here to become big time. At least I thought they looked out for me. Hey, I'll probably be workin' at Vons with Larry. Some of us may not have the prettiest smiles. Everything happens for a reason.
They came in the house. Artists and Prostitutes was published by and includes a photograph of the publisher in a scene. See, that just make me feel like. Whatever one person goes through. They wanna be better than each other, stuff like that. This is an art form. Some people don't feel safe outside of this place.
Either you smell good, or you don't. You do, 'cause I think you still got. No, what we are are oppressed. We'll Harlem shake for you. And I'm only years old.
And you just think of stuff in your head. You know what I'm saying? You better blink that eye like you never blinked it before. I see you with your little bodyguards. Selling caskets is my game. It be like a lotta guys be lookin', like. Empowerment aside, in today's America in which everything, particularly youth culture, is for sale, krumping and clowning can be a way up the economic ladder.