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

Dance Fight LA – Originellie Showcase

I’ve always been a big fan of seeing street dancers go on to do big things. My first contact with Nellie Bethel,  now an acclaimed choreographer and professional dancer, was back in 2010 during Homeland’s Annual Jam. She competed in the Waacking category. At the time, I was young, new in the scene and starstruck […]

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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

Summer Dance Forever – Your Win Is In Your Hands

Summer Dance Forever is a Street Dance Festival in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, that includes workshops, theater performances, master classes, battles and parties. World class dancers come out to compete in house, breaking, hip-hop and popping. The 2015 festival just concluded last week and some of the battle footage has already been released. Click through to learn […]

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Lifestyle

A Look Inside Pharrell’s New $7M L.A. House

It’s no secret that Pharrell spends most of his time in L.A. when his T.V. show and music collaborations all take place in the city of dreams and Kardashians. A celebrity with his status definitely needs no reason to splurge on the finer things in life. So a recent purchase of a $7.14 million house […]

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DJ, Emcee, Lifestyle, Media, Video

Help ESTA Continue To Make Music!

Uber talented and buzz worthy beatsmith, ESTA, has garnered quite a groundswell of support within these past few years, resulting in a  fan base of over 25,000 Soundcloud followers and over 3 million plays.  Considering the digital music age that we live in, such metrics are worth their weight in gold.  Now if you’ve never […]

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DJ, Events, Lifestyle

RECAP: 2013 Red Bull Thre3Style DJ Battle US Finals

If one had to describe last Friday’s Red Bull Thre3Style DJ Battle with one word, it would easily be, ‘epic’.  From a supremely skilled crop of party rocking DJ’s competing against each other in a wildly creative and lively DJ battle, to the likes of DJ royalty such as Mark Ronson, A-Trak, and Jazzy Jeff […]

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