Dance

A Lady in Hip-Hop: A Musing on the Dance Scene

I realize that I’ve never introduced myself, despite the fact that I started at The 5th back in August. My name is Noelle Marie and I am a freestyle dancer repping Femme de la Funk, Homeland, and International House of Artistic Punking. I used to run my own blog titled “A Lady in Hip Hop,” in […]

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Dance, Video

San Frandisco Judge Showcase – Tiffany “Jimini” Bong

She’s back y’all! And with a heart-wrenching solo, nonetheless. This solo was from the San Francisco Ball hosted last month for OG Punker, Viktor Manuel’s, birthday. White Road Films have finally released and shared the footage. If you’re not familiar with this face – well, then you should be. Tiffany “Jimini” Bong has been in the […]

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Emcee, Lifestyle, Video

#DuRagHistoryWeek: Dipset Takes Over Tha Basement

For those unfamiliar with the National Recording Registry, it is an extensive compilation of recordings that “are culturally, historically, or aesthetically important, and/or inform or reflect life in the United States,” as indicated by the Library of Congress.  In it, one would peruse the already expected precious catalog and find the likes of Marvin Gaye, The […]

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Dance

Change the Game: King Charles Reigns Supreme

The Change The Game Project in Calgary, Alberta, Canada consists of a weeklong gathering of dancers old and new to take classes with the pioneers of the street dance world. The focus is both on the dance as well as the culture — informing students to further the unification of hip-hop.

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Dance, Lifestyle

Hip Hop International 2015 – Foundation Wins

After nine days of showcase, elimination and judges’ decisions, the final two teams for the MegaCrew Division in the World Championships for Hip Hop International came down to Korea’s Lock n Lol and New Zealand’s Royal Family. While both teams brought out an immense amount of talent, beautiful visuals and amazing concepts, Lock n Lol […]

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Breakdancing, Dance, Video

Subway Strutting

Marie Poppins, Dassy and Sophie Create, three of the dopest female poppers in the US right now, dropped a new concept video filmed in the subways of Brooklyn, New York. Having been in the freestyle scene for years, each of these women have earned their stripes winning countless battles nationwide. They’ve headlined with major artists, […]

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Media

Jam On It: Ta-ku – “Dowhatyoulove”

Pick your nose.  Sing at the top of your lungs.  Pretend your steering wheel is an 808 pad.  There are lots of things we do when we drive alone.  Mine just happens to be freestyling.  A lot of it is nonsense, but hey, that’s why I do it alone.  The only thing that is subjected […]

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