January 02: Trey Stylez Was Born. (1968)
January 02, 1968 – On This Date In Hip-Hop, Trey Styles from Boyz in the Hood was born. Born Cuba Gooding Jr., the actor kicked actually kicked off his entertainment career as a breakdancer for Lionel Richie. After landing his 1st major film role in Boyz n the hood, Gooding would go on to act in over 50 movies including American Gangster, Selma, Gladiator, Jerry McGuire and Outbreak. He was also OJ Simpson in the people vs OJ.
Did you know that Cuba Gooding Jr. was a member of the L.A. Breakers? Can you find him in this Breakin’ Easy instructional video from 1984:
still hurts 😩
Wonder if he wakes up punching the air
lord knows i would
… THE PENGUINS !!!
shadow boxing like a mothaphukka
Boyz in the Hood, favourite film of all time 🔥 (PS typo 4th line)
Boy thought he could get waves with one cut
Man I had no idea that he started as a dancer. Nor that Boyz In The Hood jump started his career! Crazy
Dough…let me out
Classic movie!!! 🔥
Culture Classic 💎
Iconic Cinematic Moment.
Acting Most Def in the family cuz when I found out Omar Gooding was his son was sum else!
Good info, I never knew he danced
1:24 he’s wearing white hi tops and clapping his gloves together in a black and white tracksuit…I think that’s him
Damn i ain’t know he started as a breakdancer for Lionel Richie lol crazy
“Oh you think you tough” Classic!!! 🥊
So much better than on insta 💯🙌🏼
Still one of the saddest films I’ve seen to this day.
Boyz N The Hood
I didn’t know he was a LA Breaker… You learn something new everyday
The Boyz in the hood are always hard. Great movie
Knowing nothing in life but to be legit