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August 9, 2019

It's been 10 years since the stories of Outbreak Europe came whispering out of the country of Slovakia, carried over mountains and borders, across oceans and continents,  on the tongues of  those early rhythm chasing explorers who ventured to a place they'd never heard...

June 16, 2019

THE BREAKING SCENE NEEDS TO STAND UP TOGETHER BEFORE WE LOSE WHAT IS BEING BUILT!

In case you haven't heard, right now the 2019 SILVERBACK OPEN has been CANCELLED. Yes, the event that was completely FREE, and put large amounts of money into B-Boys and B-Girls pockets, i...

May 15, 2019

Time to give a serious shout out to the event that is Break Mission, and to Russell David, MC Swifty, Sugar Rush, D-lo, Dek One, KhanFu, Kub, Unpronounceable and the whole team!  Last year I wrote an honest feedback post to try and positively communicate a few things t...

August 19, 2018

It's been just about 3 weeks since the Spirit of Hip Hop once again flowed through the small city of Banska Bystrica, in Slovakia.  Just about 3 weeks since Breakers, Hip Hop culture heads, Poppers, Hip Hop freestyle dancers, DJs, hosts, judges, rappers, breaking fans...

May 4, 2018

By now most everyone on the breaking scene knows that breaking has been selected to be one of the new sports at the 2018 Youth Olympics Games in Buenos Aires.

May 3, 2018

It started with 82 countries and over 200 B-boys and B-girls from all around the world, all of whom will be aged between 15 -17 years old in 2018. Sending in a short video clip showcasing their breaking ability, judges picked who they believed had the skills to take p...

February 28, 2018

With all the celebratory hype about The Black Panther movie it brought back memories of the black TV shows and films that I grew up watching.  I guess I was part of a luckier generation when it comes to black representation on TV and in Movies, as in the 80s and 90s we...

November 26, 2017

It's been 2 weeks since Freestyle Session turned 20 years old.  2 weeks since the worldwide Hip Hop dance scene converged on the City of Angels and 10 man strong armies fought for rings of gold.  

It's been 2 weeks and people who didn't go still see me an...

August 18, 2017

So I finally got a chance to sit down and write a piece on the multi layered Hip Hop monster festival that was IBE 2017.  Talks, workshops, big competitions, side battles, parties, jams, graffiti and more.  For myself, after missing last year, I returned to the Notorio...