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Timothy "Popin Pete" Solomon
Honorary Board Member
As a kid growing up in Fresno, California, a young Pete started down his road as a dancer by watching Soul Train and doing the robot.
Dancer, Teacher, Innovator, the list goes on and on. Timothy "Popin Pete" Solomon's
older brother Boogaloo Sam Solomon created the popping &
boogaloo styles of dance around the years of 1975-1976. The true
innovators of these styles, The Electric Boogaloos.
Popin Pete is a second generation member of The Electric
Boogaloos, joining the group in 1978, Pete started to learn the
popping style from his older brother Sam who he would always watch
dance. "I had to learn how to pop first because boogaloo was too
difficult for me". During that time, Pete and the other members of
The Electric Boogaloos appeared on many popular shows including:
The Midnight Special, Kicks and Soul Train in the USA.
• Popin Pete has gone on to innovate styles/moves like crazy legs, ET,
spider man and sleepy style. Currently Pete is helping spread popping
and boogaloo knowledge all over the world with the other EB
Currently, Popin Pete is blazing stages on a domestic and international level working alongside some of this generation's brightest and most talented music artists. Artists such as: Justin Timberlake, Gwen Stefani, Mya, The Black Eyed Peas and Janet
Jackson just to name a few.