I found this vid and thought of brandystarbrite, but this will help others too.
I learned the term 4 to the floor myself from this forum, so I am only spreading the knowledge. :)

Notice were the four to the floor comes from.
The Drummer stamping the kickdrum pedal. 4 times, and 4 more and 4 more ....


Earl Young drummer from the Trammps.

Video starts with Motown drums, the hart beat, and then he shows four to the floor, Disco :)
( and 99% of all dance music )

For the younger people now wondering what Motown is ?