Los Angeles inner city schools have banned the
"C-Walk" dance, short for "Crip Walk." The dance, which
was popularized by such rappers as WC, Snoop and even Lil Bow Wow, has stirred
up controversy in the school districts. According to law enforcement officials,
the dance was originally performed after Crip's murdered a rival gang member.
School administrators feel that it will cause violence if students who do not
understand it's origins are seen doing the dance by rival gang members.
"Everybody’s walkin'," Kurupt
told AllHipHop.com. Kurupt, who has never hidden his ties to the Crips street
gang, agreed with administrators. "They better be careful if they do it
in the wrong place." The dance, which has been seen in a number of music
videos, has been adopted by NFL players as a victory celebration, has been banned
from the playgrounds to the prom, leaving some students upset.
Kurupt says the dance is more serious than many
understand. "That’s a real dance. People have lost their lives over