By Adewale Adekanbi Jr
D.R.E.A.M Ring had one of the best top ten dance battle of the year, between Droid and Koolaid. This is a special for 2017. Out and About NYC Magazine would like to see more talent for 2018. Continue reading
By Adewale Adekanbi Jr
This dance battle was defiantly different from other performance. This battle was the most versatile dance battle D.R.E.A.M had yet with music. These dancers really had to show a whole different side of themselves. Took them right out of their element and see what they did on the floor. Continue reading
Boiler Room is a global online music broadcasting platform commissioning and streaming live music sessions around the world.Founded in London,England in 2010, Boiler Room has now hosted shows in around 100 cities worldwide, from Stockholm to Shanghai. Continue reading
DJ Uninamise is bringing Brooklyn’s Flex Dance Music to the world.The dark instrumental dancehall sound has a long history and the story is far from finished. Continue reading
Flexing was born in the Brooklyn basements in the 1990’s and exploded across the city to become an internationally recognized dance style. The presentational nature of the dance battle share elements with West African dance. The competitive and athletic performance/battle is usually performed in the round, with a raucous audience cheering the participants/combatants. The heavy use of improvisation and physical call and response also mirrors another American art form with African roots- Jazz. Continue reading
By Adewale Adekanbi Jr.
Reggae Legends at Sturmars P.N.P Rally Skateland (1986) Selected by Danny Dread & Ansill. Featuring Tenor Saw, Yami Bolo, Burro Banton, John Wayne, Cutty Ranks, Junior Cat, Peter Metro, Ricky Tuffy, Joe Lickshot. Continue reading
Ghana Bounce, Ajebutter22 his newest single of the album What Happens In Lagos following the success of his last single Bad Gang his new album, a blend of urban and native style, captures the growing alternative sectors of the Nigerian music scene. Continue reading
The A-Z Of African Dance Hall: “Our continent is so huge and creative, many dances had to be left out to come up with something relevant and short (we did not want to challenge Pharell Williams on long videos! 🙂 This Is New Africa! Enjoy & share the revolution.”- The Dance HALL.
Sturmars P.N.P Rally Skateland 1986 selected by Danny Dread & Ansil; featuring Tenor Saw, Yami Bolo, Burro Banton, John Wayne, Cutty Ranks, Junior Cat, Peter Metro, Ricky Tuffy, Joe Lickshot. Continue reading
The Dance Hall, an urban dance center in Senegal, put together a definitive a-z list of African dance moves. It includes everything from Azonto to Zoropoto.