Dance, Events, Lifestyle

4 Days of Hip-Hop at The Music Center

World-renowned venue The Music Center is set to host a four-day hip-hop dance and music experience this week in Downtown Los Angeles. Gather your family and friends together for some truly unique hip-hop events. We’ll break down each day below so you can start making plans now.

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Dance, Lifestyle, New Music, Video

Peep This: Alicia Keys- In Common

It’s been four years since Alicia Keys blessed the radio waves with her soulful voice, and her latest single “In Common” marks her long-awaited return. Her upcoming album will reflect her roots in NYC and hip-hop culture while exploring her perspective on the raw humanity of the world. As an activist and artist, this album […]

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Dance, Emcee, Media, News, Video

BET Awards 2016 Nominations ft. ImmaBeast

The nominations are in! Drake leads the list of entertainers with an impressive nine nominations including ‘Best Male Hip Hop Artist,’ ‘Video of the Year,’ and ‘Best Collaboration’ for his hit “Where Ya At” with fellow hip hop artist Future. Beyoncé and Rihanna follow with five nods each. Beyoncé is nominated for top nods of […]

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Dance, Lifestyle, Video

FLEX, Between Good & Evil

Flexing has only been around for a few years, but it has recently become a dance form with artistic similarities to contemporary choreography and ballet. Also known as bone breaking, this Brooklyn-born dance movement takes inspiration from tutting, waving, and gliding. Though many would argue that the Jamaican street dance bruk-up is where flexing had […]

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Dance, Video

L.A. Hip-Hop Dancers Share Their Common Dream

To get right in the center of the hip-hop dance community, look no further than the streets of Los Angeles. From the corners of North Hollywood to the ocean city views of Long Beach, dancers are performing everywhere if you just know where to look. It’s one of the reasons international students flock to the […]

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Dance, Emcee, Lifestyle, Media, New Music, Video

“AdultLessons” by Ian Eastwood

Like a heart beating to pump life into our bodies, music’s melody and BPMs ignite a dancer’s rhythm to move and groove. They work hand in hand to create a story told through syncopated steps that lead to the creation of choreography, with the marriage between the two being a beautiful sight.  Chi-Town native and dancing prodigy […]

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Dance, Lifestyle

Lady in Hip-Hop: A Musing On The Trends of Street Dance

Hip-hop and street dance culture continually redefine themselves, shifting both quickly and slowly. In some instances, it has shown itself to evolve into something entirely different overnight without my having noticed. In other instances, it moves at a snail’s pace, fighting change every step of the way. These shifts, whether they come quickly or slowly, […]

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