It was announced today on Koolboy’s social media that he will be releasing a biopic documentary of his life and journey through music as a Poplocker. For those who may not be aware. Dancing in Hip Hop is one of the foundational elements dating back to the origins on the genre. Pop locking is a form of dance and was originated on the west coast.
Koolboy, who has been in the music industry for over 20 years and has danced professionally on stages and in music videos for Suga Free, Kokane, Snoop Dogg, The Dogg Pound, Kendrick Lamar and many others. He has become a fixture in West Coast Hip Hop, and a go to as a resource, if you want a dope Poplocker in your video you want Koolboy!
Koolboy has always shined a light on the Poplockers, whether it is rapping, dancing on stage or hosting a podcast that highlights the greats of poplocking and telling the history of poplockers around the world. The full documentary “The Gatekeeper” is due out March 2023, as of now there is a nice official trailer on YouTube. This is history right here you won’t want to miss out on.