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Playboyz Inc. | Barbershop Getdown

Check out this new getdown video by San Jose’s very own popping/strutting group, Playboyz Inc. RAW!

Rest In Peace, Mr. Animation, West Coast Popping Pioneer

We would like to send our deepest condolences, thoughts and prayers to the family and loved ones of Mr. Animation. A West Coast Popping Pioneer, one of the hardest hitters in the game, and baddest entertainers, you’ve probably seen his street shows in LA at Venice Beach, Santa Monica, or the Promenade. He died from […]

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 […]

Oakland Boogaloo Conservatory Interview pt II

Bryce Hill interviews three members of the Black Messengers Chuck Powel, Steve Harris and Kearney Mayers at the Port of Oakland. Part 2.

Interview with Black Messengers, Chuck Powell and Steve Harris.

Check out this great interview on Bay Area history. Conducted by Bryce Hill aka Playboy Stix of Playboyz Inc., interviewing two members of the Black Messengers Chuck Powell and Steve Harris at the Oakland Museum. Dope gems dropped in this interview.

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 […]

Final Jam as Cellspace San Francisco Closing Down, Local Dancers Fundraise

Since 1998 Cellspace in San Francisco has been home to various dance events like Mighty 4, Soulidify, Momentum, Who Can Roast the most, Burning Sessions, and other well known events. Sadly Cellspace will be closing its doors for good at the end of the 2014 year, however Whacko (Forever We Rock, Illest Villains, Knuckle Neck […]

BRS, Strutter’s Room, and PT-3000 Documentaries Released Online

If you’re from the Bay, chances are you’ve at least heard of the BRS Alliance, our street dance pioneers of the Bay Area in Boogaloo, Roboting, and Strutting. They’ve released a few DVD documentaries a couple of years back that were available for purchase only in DVD format. But if you haven’t had a chance […]

12/9 – 7th Annual Break 4 Tots Bboy Toy Drive

The Mighty Delrokz | Cloud 9 Tribe | DC Teen Services | All Tribes Presents The 7th Annual Break 4 Tots Bboy Toy Drive Cloud 9 Tribe 10 Year Anniversary All Tribes Universal Zulu Nation Anniversary Break 4 Tots serves as a break dancing competition as well as a Toy and Can food drive. Since […]

12/1 – Get Down: Urban Dance Battle

Hosted by Nikodemus (Machine Gone Funk), this Dec 1st event holds 1v1’s for Locking, Popping, and Bboying categories. This event is in support of the Bay Area and local Santa Cruz dance scenes. I’m throwing this event for the love, to share some of the best dancers around with all who come through, and to […]

Sat 9/1: 2nd Annual Original Boogaloo, Robotter, Strutter, Poppers Reunion BBQ

Sat 9/1: 2nd Annual Original Boogaloo, Robotter, Strutter, Poppers Reunion BBQ

Go Hard or Go Home 2012: Bay Area/LA OG Stories

Few testimonials from some of the Bay and LA OG’s from the Go Hard or Go Home 2012 battles. Courtesy of Funk’d Up TV.

R16 Korea World Finals 2012 Footage

Check out the clips from the Bboy Crew Battle and 1v1, as well as the 1v1 Popping and Locking Finals.

R16 USA: Monstapop Judges Showcase

Killin’ it on the Jean Grae tip.

Go Hard or Go Home 2012: Popping Crew Finals

Control Freakz vs Playboyz Inc.

KOD 8 Popping: France vs USA

I think the video starts out with the last round first, then goes into the first part of the battle.

Part 2: Diamond D "Red" Interview

Original Oakland boogaloo popper 52 years old. Diamond D is currently homeless.

OG Bay Area, Gentlemen of Production Uncut

Gotta post this piece of our History! Full performance footage.

Official Strutters’ Room Website

Inside look on the Bay Area Styles and also purchase BRS & Strutter’s Room DVD documentaries here.

WiiPop: Dance Game?

Check out the beta version of a cool new popping game concept that utilizes the kinect & wii together. Featuring Prince Mio, Christain Loclair, Animatronik Crew.