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news.png (748 bytes) Korea is the Breakdance World Champion they will hold the title for one year...read more...Boty 2002 results

 

news.png (748 bytes) Rock Steady - 25th Anniversary...read more
 

 

news.png (748 bytes) Zulu Nation -29th Anniversary...read more
Breakdance DJ ing MC ing
       

 

 

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Zulu nation is the worlds lasrgest Hip-Hop organisation/Society. It was founded by Afrikaa Bambataa who 2day is widely considered as the founder of the whole Hip-Hop culture. Bambataa back in the days was actually a gang member, however after one of his best friends has died just next to him in a gang fight, he realised that this is going no-where. All these killings, brutality, there had to be an end to this whole thing. Bambataa realised this, which was probably realised by many people, however he had some ideas and acted on them. People in the bronx at that time were doing pretty bad, trhere were practically no jobs and no prospects for young people, criminality was high and many people gave up on theyr future. However Bambataa came around with the grade idea to turn all this negative energy (problems, agressivity,...) into something positive, into something that would be usefull for all of them, something that would eventually give them another route to walk, not just the one with drugs, crime, but there would be a choice for these young people. This is what hip-hop is mainly about. Many people are ghetosizing it, why...thats completely wrong, sure the roots of it may come from a ghetto, but thats not what its about, it is here for people to give them a chance another way in theyr lives; the system/state didn't care so the youngsters had to sort it out themselves. Now we've got hip-hop here, not just for one ghetto, but we've got it here for the whole world, everyone can be part of it, chinese, mexican, white, black, young-old, there are no set boundaries it is here to develop, but most importantly which should never be left out; transform crime, brutality, problems into positive energy. At the moment this works through B-Boying, DJ-ing, MC-ing, Writting/Graff

November 8-10, 2002
Nubian Productions Presents:
"The Essence of Hip Hop"
29th Zulu Nation Anniversary
& 28th Anniversary of Hip Hop Culture
THE ONLY TRUE HIP HOP ANNIVERSARY SINCE THE BEGINNING!

Paying Tribute to the fathers of the FUNK!
James Brown, Sly Stone, George Clinton
& the fathers of Hip Hop Culture
Afrika Bambaata, Kool Herc & Grandmaster Flash

Come witness panels, performances and competitions in djing, mcing, b-boyin' and more!

for more information click here

 

25th Rock Steady Crew Anniversary

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Rock Steady is one of the oldest crews around. It hugely respected in the B-Boy community as its contribution to the developement od the dance was enormous.

Rock Steady Crew 25th Anniversary
in Los Angeles November 15-17

Buy tickets online at www.GrooveTickets.com
For phone orders call toll free (877) 71-GROOVE or (877) 714-7668

Also availble at:
DMC Records - (323) 651-3520
- 7619 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90046
Higher Source - (714) 965-5997
- 9122 Adams Ave, Huntington Beach, CA 92646


Pre-Party
November 15
Location to be announced.

November 16
Lipton Brisk "Flava Styles" B-boy / B-girl battle.
Em Cee battles. Panel iscussions
Concert : Rahzel and DJ JS1, Skillz, Breakestra, Q-Unique, Planet Asia & Rock Steady Crew.
DJ's: DJ' Evil D, Sake and Mane One of 1520 Sedgwick Ave DJ's
Hosted by: Whipper Whip

Location : The Palace, 1735 North Vine Street, Hollywood, CA 90028.
Time : 2:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Admission: $15.00 IN Advance. $20.00 at the door

November 17
3-On-3 Underground Celebrity Basketball Tournament benefiting The Wake Up Show Scholarship Fund.
Confirmed Teams from the elements of Hip Hop:
B-boys: Rock Steady Crew & Style Elements
DJ's : The Wake Up Show vs ?
Aerosol Artist: Tribal Gear Team vs ?
Rap Artist: ? vs ?
Location: Inglewood High School
Time : 11:00 AM - 3:30 PM

for more information click here

 

BOTY 2002

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Battle of the year is the worlds most prestiguous Break-dance competition. It is around for 12 years now, and it is definitely the most widely respected dance event in the hip-hop culture. It takes place each year and the titles are passed onto the new winners. Last year Wanted (france) has won the competition. this year crews from over 10 different countries qualified, including such as Slovakia, South-Afrika, Japan, and so on...

Monday, October 28, 2002

Results:
1. Expression (Korea)
2. Vagabond Crew (France)
3. Deep Trip (Switzerland)
4. Top 9 (Russia)

Best Show: Vagabond Crew (France)


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