Where did the dance the hustle originate?

The Hustle dance originated from swing beginning with a simple six count pattern similar to West Coast Swing with a side break , side break , walk walk. Discotheque night clubs around the New York metropolitan area began popularizing the dance in 1974. By 1976 the dance had developed a Latin style with a quicker three count rotation known as the Spanish Hustle ; adopting early patterns from Mambo. Today the Hustle still maintains its three count rotation and Latin styling.