What Is ‘Dabbing?’


Whether it was Cam Newton celebrating after a touchdown, or any number of other references you may have seen people ‘dabbing.’ But where does the craze come from?

The move comes from the Atlanta hip-hop scene, with many crediting an artist called Rich the Kid with creating the dance back in 2012 (although we can’t be sure).

While some, including rapper Bow Wow, say that the dance has ties to marijuana (with a ‘dab’ being a highly potent form of the drug made from hash oil), this doesn’t seem to be the case at all.

Anyhow, there is no telling how long the ‘dab’ will remain a part of popular culture – but at least you know what it’s all about now!

Here’s a couple of videos about dabbing…

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