Breakbeat can now be defined into many sub-genres most you will find on Breakzlinkz. The original origins and definition of the word Breakbeat can be found HERE. The most popular EDM (Electronic Dance Music) version of Breakbeat is called Breaks from it’s early days in the form of Big Beat progressing to the Nuskool Breaks genre then onto Tear Out Breaks, then Breaks (itself) and now onto the Bass & Breaks sound. There are many off shoots of Breaks including Funky Breaks, Ghetto Funk, Glitch Hop and yes even Drum and Bass has Breakbeat elements to it.