Tony Duncan has been jumping through hoops for more than 20 years, but not quite like the rest of us.
The 27-year-old from Mesa won his first adult title at the 21st Annual Heard Museum Hoop Dance Championship Contest in Phoenix February 6. He previously won the teen title four times, but with the adult crown, he took home a grown-up prize of $3,500. “I’ve been dreaming of winning the hoop dance since I was about 5 years old,” Duncan says.
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Rap music was supposed to be a fad. Even Young MC – the one-off hip-hop sensation best remembered for his 1989 hit “Bust A Move” – once fretted over the genre’s staying-power. “When I came out, the big thing was, how long will rap last?” says the rapper, whose real name is Marvin Young. “No one thought it’d go on like this.”
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