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Turfers and Ballet Dancers Come Together to Give Meaning to “All-Styles”

OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE A fresh and exciting dance theater project brings together a dozen turfers, ballet dancers, spoken word, and music artists. The project, titled “Mud Water,” has been selected by Dance Brigade’s Dance Mission Theater to showcase as part of the D.I.R.T., or Dance In Revolt(ing) Times, Festival on January 29 and 30, 2016 […]

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 […]

TURF Feinz Feature on KQED

The Bay Area’s own, TURF Feinz were featured on KQED earlier this month on their mini freestyle dance performances on local BART trains. You may have seen TURF Feinz or other local TURF dancers performing on BART during your work commute. Very inspiring to see the next generation take freestyle on a whole new level. […]

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 […]

iDummy & Ladia Yates. “Clas/Sick Hip-Hop”

Duo performance by iDummy & Ladia Yates. Filmed by Yak Films at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco. Music by Daniel Bernard Roumain

Dancing City: Johannesburg Documentary Trailer

I was at Nikodemus’s (Machine Gone Funk) event over the weekend and saw this video playing on the screen and was really amazed. Here’s the clip of crew from Johannesburg in South Africa called Skeleton Pantsula. Flexin’, footwork, some waving, and hat tricks, you can’t really categorize what these guys are doing. They are just […]

Will Dance for Respect ft. Zeus aka Jesus El of Animaniakz

Shout out to Zeus aka “Jesus El” of Animaniakz. One of the Bay Area’s heavy hitters in Turfin’. Came across this dope video. Excerpt: This is my talented friend “Zeus”, nick named after his family given name of “Jesus Ibn El”. I was inspired to make this video after seeing him write this message: “I’m […]

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.

Alonzo Jones aka Retro on AGT

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

Turfin247 ft. UM

Respect to the new school Bay Area!

Turf Dancing Gets featured on ABC 7 News.

Turf Dancing finally getting more recognition after these years. ABC news covers a story on Turf dancing and some of the Turf Feinz. Check out the video here. BAY AREA!!!! Shout out to YAKfilms for always supporting the dancers.

Turf Feinz in "R.I.P Rich D" featuring No Noize, Man, BJ and Dreal

YAK Films gives us another dope video, this time featuring Turf Feinz out of the Bay Area.

Turf Feinz in “R.I.P Rich D” featuring No Noize, Man, BJ and Dreal

YAK Films gives us another dope video, this time featuring Turf Feinz out of the Bay Area.