4/21/15 Shall We Dance Friday: Maya Angelou’s Harlem Hopscotch: Official Music Video

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The official music video for Dr. Maya Angelou’s Harlem Hopscotch. Dr. Angelou’s inspiring song is featured on the newly released album Caged Bird Songs, produced RoccStar and Shawn Rivera by of the R&B vocal pop group Az Yet. The song is about encouraging everyone, especially young people to persevere through life despite any obstacles! 

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The music video was directed by and features choreography from Emmy award-winning duo Tabitha and Napoleon Dumo, a/k/a NappyTabs, best known for their work on the hit television series So You Think You Can Dance. The video features appearances by actress and singer Nia Peeples (“Fame”, “Pretty Little Liars”), dancer/choreographer Derek Hough, actor Alfonso Ribeiro, actress/singer Zendaya, dancer/choreographer Ian Eastwood, Quest Crew and dancers from So You Think You Can Dance and America’s Best Dance Crew.

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Maya Angelou’s Harlem Hopscotch: Official Music Video

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Behind The Scenes Documentary of Harlem Hopscotch Music Video                             By Napoleon & Tabitha Dumo

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  1. I LOVE IT!! *(only our sad historical reference to “if you’re black, don’t stick around” stings, because we know it was what was said and felt by our culture during that time and even now) Dr. Maya didn’t alter it for that reason, I’m sure!

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