Saturday, March 3, 2012

Video: Anthony Lee choreographs - "Wildfire"

This video from Anthony Lee (Kinjaz) shows him demonstrating a dance routine that he choreographed for CADC to perform at BoogieZone. The video starts with the him demonstrating the choreography with two others, then cuts to the CADC performance. The song is "Wildfire" by SBTRKT; video from anflowny Youtube.

Friday, March 2, 2012

NAOTV Episode 17: Keone and Mari "Meeting"

Here it is! The final installment of the Keone and Mari trilogy, entitled "Meeting". Keone and Mari alone are already great choreographers, but together they are something beautiful. Aside from Keone and Mari's partner choreography, another creative aspect of the video were the dancing silhouettes that highlighted Keone and Mari's movements. Amazing work!

Video: Pacman (IaMmE) teaches at U4ria studio

Phillip 'Pacman' Chbeeb (member of ABDC6's IaMmE) recently taught at U4ria studio in Florida

Jeromeskee (Massive Monkees) windmills app -- do you have other recommendatiosns for dance apps?

Jerome 'Jeromeskee' Aparis (member of ABDC4's Massive Monkees and of Rocksteady Crew) teaches windmill skills on a new Iphone app. Click here for the review from ISnoops. This is a great use for apps, and there are many more on the Iphone market, but the quality varies. Are there are other recommendations for apps to teach hiphop dance skills?

Thursday, March 1, 2012

Video: Mike Song & Pharside (Supreme Soul) - "Something Different"

Here is Pharside's latest video from his official Youtube Channel. This time, he teams up with Mike Song for his very first concept video.

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Video for JabbaWockeez SB's new song "FNG", from new "Privileged" EP

SB from JabbaWockeeZ (America's Best Dance Crew Season 1 winners) released his first EP called "Privileged" on February 28, 2012. The EP features many worthy cuts, including "We Just Made It" (the song used on the ABDC Season 6 finale show), "Travelin" which was produced by DJ Replay (Multi-Grammy Award winner), and two songs ("F N G" and "We Just Made It") that will be featured in the new movie "Project X". Click here to buy the EP. Here's the video for "F N G"

Video: ReQuest Dance Crew - "ReDefined"

The fierce ladies of ReQuest have finally given us another dope piece. This time, they slow it down for us, and show us what else "PolySwagg" is capable of. Thanks for the link, taff1013.

Disclaimer: Yes. The video speed is actually in real time.

Video: Poreotics dance on Tosh.0 segment on breakdancing and racist mothers

Tosh.0's latest episode riffed on a video of a guy breakdancing, only to be told by his mother that he'll "destroy his body before he gets up to those little Asians' level'. Tosh shows the video, talks to the guy, and stages a dance-off on the street against members of Poreotics. Watch it here (dance-off begins at 5:30). Thanks for the tip JPaugh!

Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Video: Ian Eastwood - "Faded"

Ian Eastwood is back at it again, bringing us another dope concept video. This piece is HYPE! Also featured in this video are his fellow Skoutz, Brian Puspos, Bam Martin, Jonathan Rabon, and Ade Willis. Check it out:

Video: I am Phresh Style 4 Style monthly battles

Phresh Select (ABDC Season 2) hosts Style 4Style, a bi-monthly dance battle usually held on the last Friday of the month, at I AM PHRESH DANCE STUDIO. This event to used to bring all styles of hip- hop dance and social dance together. This video contains footage from recent battles. From IAMPHRESHLLC Youtube.

Video: Jaja (IaMmE) and JRock: "It's not Delivery"

Dance + humor = "It's Not Delivery", a new video from Jaja (IaMmE) and JRock (ABM Crew, iLuminate, LXD). The two are kidnapped by a mad scientist who performs dance experiments on them. From JAJAvankova Youtube.

Tuesday, February 28, 2012

March 17-18: Raise the Bar 8: Master Classes, Workshops & parties with 8 stellar choreographers

8 Count Studios (home of America's Best Dance Crew Season 5's Blueprint Cru) is hosting Raise the Bar 8 in Montreal on March 17-18, 2012 in Montreal. This year, the choreographers include Steve Bolton (choreographer for Blueprint and the other crews in 8 Count), Blueprint members Lorena Liebman and Kim Gingras, Megan Lawson (Fanny Pak), Chachi Gonzales (IaMmE), Luther Brown, Jayson Wright, and Lyle Beniga. Click here for more details and to sign up. This video recaps last year's event with dancing and interviews from Megan from Fanny Pak, Feng from Quest, Mike Song from Kaba Modern and Blueprint Cru.

Video: Brandon Keith - "To The Moon"

Brandon Keith (former member of ABDC's Swagger Crew and current member of Purple Elephant Society and The Lady Killers) choreographed and danced in this routine to Miguel's "To The Moon". From bkrazi Youtube.

Monday, February 27, 2012

Video: SB (JabbaWockeez) listening party - interview and party footage

Last week, there was a private listening party of SB of the Jabbawockeez (America's Best Dance Crew Season 1 Champions), for his solo EP release "Privileged," which will be released on iTunes February 28, 2012.This video from BdotLAYoutube shows scenes from the party and SB talks about cultivating his love for music while continuing to pursue dance. Two of his tracks "FnG" and "We Just Made It" from "Privileged" will be featured on the film "Project X," which will be premiering March 2, 2012.  You can connect with Jabbawockeez on Facebook or at their website

Video: Beat Ya Feet Kings dance in Tray Chaney's "Radical Reader"

Beat Ya Feet Kings (ABDC Season 4) feature prominently in the new music video from Tray Chaney (a star of HBO's The Wire) called "Radical Reader". From tylernewmedia Youtube.

ICONic Boyz videos including workshop footage and a lot of interviews with Chris Trondsen.

Pacific Rim Video fully covered the ICONic Boyz when their tour stopped in Sacramento on February 25 and 26, 2012. Chris Trondsen (who became friends with the crew during America's Best Dance Crew Season 6) interviewed Mikey and Madison, and had the boys answer fan questions (Part 1, Part 2, Part 3). And, here's a section of their NRG workshop.

Sunday, February 26, 2012

Video: RNG - "Da Rockwilder"

RNG's latest: Kolanie Marks choreographs the group to Methodman and Red Man's "Da Rockwilder." From RNGDancers Youtube.

Video: Massive Monkees vs 1312 in 206 Zulu 8th Anniversary Battles

Massive Monkees (America's Best Dance Crew Season 4) made it to the finals in the 206 Zulu, held in Seattle on February 18, 2012.  BboyNetwork Youtubehas videos of the quarterfinals, semifinals, and this final battle between Massive Monkees and 1312: