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Kida Wins SYTYCD Season 13

We want to send a huge congrats to Kida for his win during this season’s So You Think You Can Dance. I remember first seeing The Art of Teknique from this video a few years ago and bugging out. You were all so much younger then. It’s been awesome to see you grow in your […]

Bay Area Dancers Featured In Kendrick Lamar Music Video

Kendrick Lamar recently released his music video for his song, “Alright” off his album, To Pimp A Butterfly. One of the locations filmed in San Francisco, California where you will see a few of our local Turfers and Poppers getting down. Here is an list compiled by Bay Area popper Agatron, one of the dancers […]

Educate Yourself In The Whole Culture.

Hip-Hop OG and pioneer, Loose Joint of Elite Force Crew drops the knowledge on the dance. The importance of maintaining it’s essence, and really immersing/educationg yourself in the culture. He also shares his opinion on how studios are presenting their Hip-Hop classes to the public. A great interview which also is relevant towards ANY style […]

Sayaw Kalsada | History of Street Dance in the Philippines

Pioneer Street Dancer of the Philippines, Ricky Carranza is putting together a documentary revolving around the history of street dance in the Philippines! Titled, Sayaw Kalsada, it tells the untold story of many old school pioneer street dancers of the Philippines as well as the new generation. Very excited for this film! Please support by […]

Brian Green Showcase OBS Vol 8

Brian Green is the epitome of an ALL-STYLES Dancer, as he demonstrates here during his Hip-Hop Judge showcase from OBS Vol 8, he takes it a little further and shows us how true dancing really done.

TURFinc 9: Ladia Yates vs Android Exhibition Battle

After coming back to judge at the TURFinc 9 event, this exhibition battle with Ladia Yates vs Android was hands down my favorite to watch. Here is a small preview of their battle. Jookin’ vs Poppin. Two different styles from two amazing dancers. The gave us a great show. If you look closely you see […]

Workshops with Link of Elite Force in North Hollywood, CA June 11, 2013 – June 15,2013

Link of Elite Force will be teaching a hip hop workshop tonight in North Hollywood! If you’re looking to expand on your knowledge of this dance, Link is one of THE guys to learn from! He’s traveled all over the world to teach and judge many hip hop events and has been a dancer and […]

Mighty 4 & ATWL: 90’s Era vs 2000’s Bboy Exhibition

Dope exhibition battle at the SF fundraiser for B-boy Gerald Casterlow RIP. Brought to you by Mighty 4 and All The Way Live, the community came together this past weekend to celebrate his life and to help out his family with funeral costs. The vibe was dope that night. Here is one of the many […]

Nabi Tablet Commercial ft. Dance Crew: “The Art of Teknique”

Kida, Juju Beats, and Gavin of Sacramento dance crew, The Art of Teknique featured in this commercial, “It’s Mine!” for an Android Tablet for kids, called The Nabi. Shout out to these kids for making a lot of noise in the dance community. If you haven’t seen these kids perform as a crew before, look […]

10/17: FREE Hip-Hop Art Forms & Organizing Workshops

10/17: FREE Hip-Hop Art Forms & Organizing Workshops with Paulskeee and JonnyUC Rock Force Crew. Mighty 4 Arts Foundation.

“Crooklyn” ft Marquest, Loose Joint, Physs, & Mikey Disko

New York Throw Down features a dope hip-hop clip with Marquest (Mystidious Misfits), Loose Joint (Elite Force) Cameo, Physs (Serial Stepperz), & the Bay’s own Mikey Disko (Soul Sector/KNT). This is the real deal. Hip-Hop!

Hip-Hop Dance Experience Video Game

Seems legit! Even Hurrikane is on the trailer (Wussup Alain! haha)! Dance video games showing real steps, real vocabulary is always a good thing. Dance games have come a long way. I remember past titles that had real street dancing in it. So exciting to see video game characters locking, waacking, and do headspins that […]

Academy of Villains on America’s Got Talent

Check out the Bay Area’s own Academy of Villains on the recent airing of America’s Got Talent. Don’t forget to show your support by voting.

7/21: Brian Footwork Green SF Workshop

Brian Green teaches SF workshops Saturday 7/21. Brought to you by Flavor Group, Odie, Co-flo, Flo-ology, and City Dance. (*UPDATE: We’ve just been informed that this class has been cancelled and will be rescheduled.)

6/30 Mighty 4 Day

Next Saturday 6/30 a Dream comes True as Mayor Mark Green proclaims an official MIGHTY4 DAY 2012 UNION CITY, CALIFORNIA & induction into the hometown historical museum!

From Mambo to Hip-Hop: Documentary

Excellent documentary titled “Mambo To Hip-Hop”, directed by Henry Chalfant. Explores the powerful sub-cultures of the South Bronx which gave rise to Mambo and Hip-Hop.

KOD 8: Hip-Hop Finals: Dedson vs Comfort

Daaaamn, I really wish there was one more round. Pretty close one. Dedson (France) vs Comfort (USA). Watch the clip and judge.

KOD 8: Hip-Hop Team Battles: USA vs France

This battle was HOT!!

Mighty 4 Arts Foundation Free Workshop

FREE Mighty 4 HipHop art forms/Networking workshop w/ Rock Force Crew Vietnam Carswell Jonny Uc Barinque & Paulskee 4pm-sundown @ Veterans Park in Union City! Bring the fam & be ready to throwdown/build!

Alonzo Jones aka Retro on AGT

Bay Area Street Dancer, Retro gets on America’s Got Talent under the alias “Turf”.