The bump was Introduced in 1975. The lyrics were "We love the bump; everybody bump; gotta do the bump." The dance had a goal to lightly "bump" hips on every other beat of the music. There was no need to have a partner. The dance could become more athletic bumping Hip to hip in full knee bend up to a standing position. Iintimate, bumping hip to backside, low bending, etc. KC and the Sunshine band and many others picked up on the rhythm and "The Bump" became a worldwide dance craze summer 1975.