Mr. Wiggles

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Mr. Wiggles performing in 2005

Steffan "Mr. Wiggles" Clemente is a street dancer, noted for his popping skills. He is a member of the Rock Steady Crew, The Electric Boogaloos, Tribal Click and Zulu Nation. Wiggles has been active as a dancer, actor, choreographer, dance instructor, music producer and graffiti artist.


Mr Wiggles is a South Bronx Puerto Rican. He was given the name "REK" by an underground Graffiti writer named SEEN TC5 from his popularity in dancing at school, but later changed it to "Mr. Wiggles" after a show in Virginia Beach. He has been a vegan since the 1990s.[1]

Wiggles performs as a solo artist and with the Electric Boogaloos and Rock Steady Crew. He is also committed to participating in outreach programs teaching youth about the positive aspects of hip hop culture.[2]


Wiggles received a 1993 Foundation for Contemporary Arts Grants to Artists Award.[3] Wiggles was nominated for a Drama Desk Award for the Ghettoriginal production of Jam on the Groove. He won a Bessie Award for Best Choreography for the theatrical production of So What Happens Now, a play dedicated to Buck4, a deceased Rock Steady Crew member.

Recently, Wiggles along with the members of Rock Steady Crew was acclaimed at the first VH-1 Hip Hop Honors.

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