Favorite Video of the Week: Quebradita

Over at LA Eastside there’s been a long discussion on 90s culture in Los Angeles. Commenter Metro Vaquero linked to the awesome video above of a parking lot turned dance floor in the Valley. Quebradita was crazy popular in Los Angeles during the early 90s. It was the first time in my life where listening to your parent’s music was acceptable and dressing like a Mexican was something to be proud of. The tejanas and botas are still in fashion today. And I still dream of one day dancing Quebradita…

2 thoughts on “Favorite Video of the Week: Quebradita

  1. human says:

    no wonder every mexican i’ve every played in soccer kicks my ass. they were practicing the quebradita while i was watching transformers cartoons! as much as i love my transformers, the quebradita looks way more fun.

  2. cindylu says:

    I think I was a little too young to really take advantage of the craze, but I tried my best. I never dressed the part, but would definitely dance during the family parties. I still have trouble doing the crazy kick thing.

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