Tracing The Origins Of Popping, The Dance Craze Born In Fresno Published May 30, 2017 at 1:52 PM EDT Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Listen • 5:56 B-boy Goku (Charles Montgomery) dances for an audience at the Fresno State "What’s Popping" event in November. (KQED) A new oral history project at California’s Fresno State is documenting the roots of the hip-hop dance craze known as popping. Alice Daniel from Here & Now contributor KQED has our story. Copyright 2021 NPR. To see more, visit https://www.npr.org.