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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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, Video

Get In The Groove: New Jack Swing and 90s Hip-hop Dance

In honor of The 5th Element’s R&B party #BABYGIRLDANCEPARTY  taking place on Saturday, August 15th, we decided to travel back to the golden era of the 90s. The musical landscape we all know and love as hip-hop was changing, reinventing itself once again to make it better and more addictive than before. Street dance went […]

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