Pierre Bennu’s (Exit the Apple) “Sun Moon Child” video highlights the connections between various black dance styles throughout history. Soda Jerk created a video, Tap Hop, which compares jazz tap dance and hip-hop breakdance.
African dance has been a major influence not only throughout the African Diapora, but also throughout popular culture in general. The documentary below, The Gift of Dance, explores the history and evolution of African dance.
Several dancers, including Katherine Dunham, Geoffrey Holder, Alvin Ailey and Pearl Primus, dedicated their lives to showcasing dance of the African Diaspora.