Saturday, March 31, 2012

Video: Phunk Phenomenon at Overdrive 2.0

The full Phunk Phenomenon (including many who were members of the ABDC6 crew) performed at Overdrive 2.0 in March 2012. From bulletproofunk Youtube.

Video: Marcus "TK" Jones of Elektrolytes solos

BBoying will be well represented in America's Best Dance Crew's new season. Case in point: this video from Marucs "TK" Jones of Elektrolytes. From ElektrolytesHD Youtube.

Video: Moon (IaMmE) - Scenes from their tour & announcement of IaMmE store

Di "Moon" Zhang from IaMmE (America's Best Dance Crew Season 6 winners) compiled clips from their recent international tour. The video also announces their new store at and his new DiMoonZhang Youtube channel

Friday, March 30, 2012

Step Boys interview, dance lesson and demo on Good Day Sacramento

Good Day Sacramento interviewed hometown dancers Step Boys about their upcoming appearance on America's Best Dance Crew Season 7. They talk about their comedic hip hop style, demonstrate some absurd moves for the host to learn, and demonstrate why they were chosen for ABDC.

New Trailer for Step Up Revolution movie

Step Up Revolution opens in theaters on July 27, 2012. Plot:Emily (Kathryn McCormick) arrives in Miami with aspirations of becoming a professional dancer and soon falls in love with Sean (Ryan Guzman), a young man who leads a dance crew called "The Mob." When a wealthy business man threatens to develop The Mob's historic neighborhood and displace thousands of people, Emily must band together with Sean and The Mob to turn their performance art into protest art, and risk losing their dreams to fight for a greater cause. Thanks for the link Chris and PerezOverride!

Dance battle at Disney ElecTRONica this weekend: Poreotics vs. Klaamation!

The Tron City Dance Crew Challenge at Disney's California Adventure Park is now moving into the semi-finals round. This weekend's matchup: Poreotics (winners of Americas' Best Dance Crew Season 5) vs. Klaamation. The winner of this match-up will be announced on April 1. The other semi-final match-up has two ABDC alum families: Kaba Modern (ABDC Season 1) vs. TM Juniors (member of the Team Millennia family of ABDC Season 2), battling on April 12. Read all about it at the Disney Parks Blog. Thanks for the tip, PerezOverride and Greg!

Thursday, March 29, 2012

Another promo for ABDC season 7, promoting the superstars

MTV has yet another promo for America's Best Dance Crew Season 7, naming 7 of the superstars whose music will be featured: Britney Spears, Madonna, LMFAO, David Guetta, Pitbull, Flo Rida, Rihanna, and "more". This promo uses similar graphics of past ABDC crews as their first teaser of the season. I wonder who "more" is?

D-trix presents Dance Showdown -- will YOU watch?

Dtrix presents Dance Showdown will premieres Thursday April 5.  Twelve dance-challenged YouTube stars pair off with four professional dancers to train, sweat, fail, and ultimately perform in an epic dance battle to win $25,000 CASH. The audience votes for the winner.  The show will air on-line on DanceOn Network. Interested?

Video: Quest Crew appears with LMFAO on Fashion Star

A new fashion competition called Fashion Star featured LMFAO and Quest Crew on their most recent episode. I'm not quite sure why they were included, but here's the segment:

Skool Rascals Audition Video

Yet another audition video from a crew that didn't make this season. From Hawaii's Skool Rascals, reppin' the Skool District, and featuring viral stars Sasha, Sienna and Bell from Hypersquad Studios! Let's hope they have a season 8 to let them compete!

Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Video: 8 Flavahz dance all together at Wildebeast's IDA Class

Wildabeast (from ABDC6's Eclectic Gentlemen) teaches a class at IDA in Los Angeles. The full 8 Flavahz crew who will be appearing on America's Best Dance Crew Season 7 came and danced at a recent class which featured Wildabeast's choreography to "Like a Pimp". From beast9688 Youtube. Thanks for the tip, Aly3344!

Instant Noodles @ Red Bull BC One Cypher

Red Bull BC One is one of the biggest bboy events in the world. But ever wonder how someone gets up there? There are National Qualifiers. However, to even make it to the National level, you need to dominate your local Cyphers. 

This Saturday, there will be a San Diego Qualifying Cypher to determine who will go to the US Nationals at Chicago. Instant Noodles's Geo has been invited to compete for this chance. Ronnie from Super Cr3w (ABDC2) will be one of the judges. If you're in the area, be sure to check it out. More details on the Facebook Page.

Mos Wanted Crew: Ian Eastwood's Announcement Video

It would seem that Ian Eastwood is not just an additional member of Mos Wanted Crew for ABDC7, but a full time member, who the rest of the crew have been waiting to publicly announce for quite some time. Here is Ian's own video about this next big step in his career, featuring choreography to Ryan Leslie's "Wanna Be Good". Enjoy:

World Of Dance: Los Angeles (10 Days Away!)

It's that time of year again! WOD LA is one of the biggest shows of the year, and it's not too late to be a part of the experience. Click [Here] to purchase tickets, and view the official event flyer with all of the information to the show. Hope many of you readers can make it to this event!

Rumble in the Jungle

I host two 'viewing parties' each year... the ABDC finale and Wrestlemania! The entire world is buzzing about this year's main event: John Cena vs. The Rock. Hahaha. Okay, so maybe not the entire world... But I'm getting hyped! Check out this Wrestlemania routine and 'dance studio brawl' from Jungle Boogie (season 5) as they get kranked up for this Sunday's big event.

Video: Instant Noodles members dance in Meegan Henry's "Crash a Party"

Pop/dance artist Meeghan Henry's new single, "Crash a Party"  features members of the Instant Noodles, BBoy OG Krazy Kujo, and 2 new great teams - Collisions Crew out of Torrance and The Prototypes

Tuesday, March 27, 2012

New ABDC 7 trailer naming superstars, showing auditions and crews

MTV released a second trailer for America's Best Dance Crew Season 7. This one names some of the superstars whose music will be used (including Britney Spears, Madonna, Rihanna, Flo Rida and Pitbull), shows some of the auditioners, and spotlights Fanny Pak as a returning crew.

Videos of: Breakthrough 2012 winners - Congratulations Main Stacks

Breakthrough 2012 was held at the San Joaquin Delta College in Stockton, CA on March 24, 2012.  Pacific Rim captured much of the action including dancing by the teams including first place winner Main Stacks.  Click here to watch the second winner - Hungry Bumz and the third place teams that tied - VIP San Jose, That ONE Company. Thanks for the links Xerpent!

Monday, March 26, 2012

Video: JabbaWockeeZ freestyle

JabbaWockeeZ released a freestyle video to a remix of Robot Remains. From thewockeez Youtube. Thanks for the tip Greg!

Video: Dancing and interview with the Hawaii half of 8 Flahvahz!

Here's more on 8 Flavahz: Fox News Hawaii interviewed the 4 girls in 8 Flavahz who live in Hawaii. The segment shows them dancing, talks about how they feel about competing, how they'll fit school into the schedule, and why they want to win.

Video: Vinh Nguyen (SGBM) - "Jada Fire"

Vinh Nguyen (Super Galactic Beat Manipulators) choreographed this video and dances with fellow SGBM members Ryan Estacio and Mikey Mesina. From v1nhguyen Youtube.

Sunday, March 25, 2012

Video: Les Twins dance to promote New Era Shoes

New Era Shoes hired Les Twins to promote off Major LeagueBaseball 9FIFTY Snapbacks. Here's the new advertisement.

Video: Krumping from Side Street

Side Street is a krump trio composed of Russell 'Gutta' Ferguson (winner of So You Think You Can Dance), Grudge, and Stackz. From guttaakabigrazor Youtube.