His break-dancing in the 1983 movie Flashdance helped turn an urban art form from the streets of the Bronx and Harlem into an international phenomenon, but Wayne Frost, also known as "Frosty Freeze," had been developing his signature style since the 1970s, later joining the influential Rock Steady Crew. He appeared as the face of the break-dancing craze on the cover of the Village Voice and later performed in the movie Beat Street. An acrobatic, charismatic dancer, Frost created gravity-defying moves that persist today as some of the most challenging and daring in hip-hop, like the "suicide," in which a...

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