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Bay Area Dancer, Ami “Tsunami” Nixon Interview on Pandoni Travels

Check out this cool interview/feature on one of our favorite Bay Area dancers, Ami “Tsunami” Nixon of Circle of Fire/Soul Shifters, presented by Pandoni Travels.

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 […]

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.

Interview with Micaya of the SF Int’l Hip-Hop Dancefest

The SF Int’l Hip-Hop Dancefest is just right around the corner and we’ve got a nice interview with SFIHHDF founder, Micaya to the get the scoop on this year’s show. Hitting it’s 14th year, be sure to check out the show this coming weekend Nov 16-18th. For more info on the show or to buy […]

Openends Prod. Interview with Ejoe Wilson

Taken during House Dance Forever in February 2012. Ejoe’s Vision about dance in general and specifically House Dance.

Interview: Master Locker Jimmy “Scoo B Doo” Foster | Funk’d Up TV

Check out this interview with Scoo B Doo!!! Big ups to Funk’d Up TV. Funk’d Up TV is honored to have guest host Lil B (Locker) interview with Master Locker Jimmy “Scoo B Doo” Foster, one of the pioneers of locking. Topics include how Scoo B Doo discovered locking; how he created the steps “Scoo […]

Funk'd Up TV Interview with Angel Ceja

The lovely Michele King of DS Players, interviews Angel Ceja after his Punkin’ workshop held at City Dance Studios on 3-12-11. Angel Ceja is one of the pioneers of Punkin’/Waacking and we are honored that he stopped by the Bay Area to share his knowledge.

Funk’d Up TV Interview with Angel Ceja

The lovely Michele King of DS Players, interviews Angel Ceja after his Punkin’ workshop held at City Dance Studios on 3-12-11. Angel Ceja is one of the pioneers of Punkin’/Waacking and we are honored that he stopped by the Bay Area to share his knowledge.

Waack To The Future: Bay Area Dance Documentary

Funk’d Up TV’s short documentary on the latest punkin’/ waacking dance movement in the Bay Area. Features Tiffany “Jimini” Bong’s 6 days Waacking/ Punkin’ Intensive Workshop and SOULyztik Community Dance Jam.

San Francisco Hip-Hop Dancefest 2010 Coverage

Check out some of these interviews we caught at the recent San Francisco Hip-Hop Dance Fest. Thanks to the help of Funk’d Up TV, we were able to get a few minutes talking to some of the acts such as Rock Steady Crew (Ynot & Bailrok), Versastyle, Boogie Frantick, DS Players, and the Founder of the SFHHDF, Micaya.

Advice for Young Dancers

Advice for Young Dancers from the Urban Dance Camp Family. Yeya, Buddha Stretch, Wiggles, Salah, and more..

Strife TV: What is Hip-Hop Dance?

Featuring interviews with Poppin’ Pete (Electric Boogaloos), and Teresa Espinoza (Beat Freaks).

Interview with FreestyleDance.com's Jason Ulysses aka Avant-Garde.

Previously known as Avant-Garde, Jason gives us a little feedback on the dance scene then and now.

Interview with Barry Rabkin, Founder of Online Video Store, CypherStyles.com

Barry gives us some insight on how he created his online business.

Interview with Don "Campbellock" Campbell, Creator of Locking

Michael Padgett (aka MikeyP) of Bay Area Locking group Groovmekanex, sits down with the creator of LOCKING for a short interview. You definitely want to check this out! Definitely good points about the dance style, philosophy, originality, and Don’s opinion about “the right-way”. “After Dance Parade 2009 in NYC, after being honored as a Grand […]

Interview with OG Hip-Hop Dancer, Legendary of the Soul Brothers

Legendary talks about his recently produced Hip-Hop dance documentary, Suns of James Brown

Interview with Crazy Legs of the World Famous Rock Steady Crew

B-boy since 1977 and Veteran of Hip-Hop Culture

Interview with J Rock of Animated Beat Mechanics

J-Rock gives us a little ABM history and some viewpoints on the dance scene

Interview with Affion Crockett of MTV's Wild N Out

Also known as Hip-Hop emcee, Oskamill.