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Lamenting the current state of hiphop is a favorite pastime for fans in their late 20s and early 30s, who are just old enough to remember the genre’s humble but stellar beginnings. Horrified that Nelly, Eminem, and the Big Tymers can be found in the hiphop bins of their local record stores, they long for the days when the Juice Crew, Boogie Down Productions, and Run-DMC reigned supreme. But even though many modern-day rap stars are stinking up the airwaves, purists have cause to celebrate. After all, hiphop has done what many critics said it never would—it has survived for more than 20 years. It is not a laughable blip or a flash-in-the-pan novelty—it is a respected musical and cultural phenomenon with undeniable longevity. Philadelphia-based choreographer Rennie Harris (pictured) recognizes that despite the current climate, hiphop should be celebrated, and his show pays homage to its pioneers. The program primarily focuses on b-boying, or breakdancing, a crucial element of hiphop culture that, sadly, has been historically slept on. Alongside dancers from Harris’ company are legendary b-boys such as Mr. Wiggles and Crazy Legs, who display skillful moves that are modern and fresh—in both senses of the word—but still as old-school authentic as Troop suits and Gazelles. Nearly three decades’ worth of accomplishments show that hiphop may wobble, but it don’t fall down. Get krushed by the groove at 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 9, at George Mason University’s Center for the Arts Concert Hall, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax. $20-$40. (703) 218-6500. (Sarah Godfrey)