From Rap Dictionary
- to break dance. "I did it my way, from break dancing, back spins on the cardboard" -- Nas (The Lost Tapes "My Way")
- luck from bad luck. and she runs of with him to japan, that's the breaks, that's the breaks: kurtis blow - the breaks (1984)
- dip out,run,get gone,split up,etc
- A form of street dance associated with Hip Hop. It is considerd one of the elements of Hip Hop.