Nigerian b-boy music in videos

Today, I’m going to share with you some mixed tapes for break dancing from Nigerian artists. But before doing so, if you don’t know yet the general origins of b-boy music and dance themselves, just have a read at these articles  http://www.globaldarkness.com/articles/history%20of%20breaking.htm http://breakdancingninja.com/bboy_history.html In Nigeria, Hip-hop music and dance only began to gain popularity in …

‘Oldskool’ hip hop cover band live recording!

This Saturday 18th March 2017, for the Saint Patrick's weekend, we had the pleasure to be entertained by a 7 piece live 'oldskool' hip hop band joining the dots from The Sugar Hill to Dr Dre to Eminem at The Sugar Club, Dublin 1 (Ireland)! For the old school hip hop music nostalgic who couldn't …

Prince: Sign o’the Times live concert and DJ set

I hope you have celebrated well new year's eve 🍾🎉! I wish you all a happy, healthy and prosperous new year 2017 😘🍀🌟🎊! For my part, I decided to celebrate new year's eve a little bit in advance 😂! I went to this tribute to Prince with DJ Al Murphy playing lots of Prince's tunes and then …

History of brazilian Baile Funk music and dance

Have you heard of Baile Funk? Baile Funk is a big mix of different music styles. To have a better understanding of this music and dance style, I'd like you to have a read at this comprehensive wikipedia article on the topic: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Funk_carioca Want to hear how it sounds or how people dance on it? …

Sankofa Soul Contest Paris 2016 – Semi-final 2

Here is an event I had booked in advanced that I found advertised on Facebook. There were offering two options: dinner + live performances (25  Euros) or live performances alone (pre-sale for 10 Euros and at the door for 12 Euros). I took the first option and didn't regret it as the 'Petite Halle' concert …

‘Early House’ cover band live concert playing funk and soul

Thanks to the Dublin Event Guide, I heard about this amazing Irish live concert taking place at the Whelan's, Dublin 2 (Ireland) on Saturday 16th April 2016. I didn't regret attending it! Great musicians and singers. They played hits from famous singers such as James Brown, Amy Whinehouse, Doobie Brothers, Etta James, Sly and Family …

‘Wildstyle’ film clip, DJ Mek, Peanut Butter Wolf and Breakbeat Lou (Ireland)

You may have or not attended the event showcasing DJ Mek (Ireland), DJs Peanut Butter Wolf & Breakbeat Lou (US) nor watched the 'Wildstyle' film last Saturday at Sugar Club but don't worry, you can catch up with most of the event now! If you want more information about the two North-American DJs as well …

Funk, Afrobeat, Jazz by DJ Qmutat (Germany)

I have listened to this DJ playing a nice mix of funk, afrobeat, jazz at Mojo Cafe, Reeperbahn 1, Hamburg on Friday 24th July 2015. I hope you will enjoy the few video and soundtracks below. If you want to connect with him, please look for 'Roman Kumutat' on Facebook.

Street Dance Battles 2015 (Hamburg, Germany)

While planning for a holiday trip in Hamburg, I researched any interesting hip hop dance events happening in the city. I came across the dance battle event and received a free ticket for the dance live performances. Dancers were teenagers of different ages with one common goal: giving the best performance they could to the …

Funky merry christmas wishes to you all in music and dance!

I would like to send you all my warmest season greetings and wish you happy Christmas holidays...in music and dance, of course! So, let's start dancing boogie, breaking, locking or whatever you like on these lovely soul, funk and old-school hip hop Christmas soundtracks: If you want to hear full songs of old and modern …