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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...

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...

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...

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...

July 13, 2017

We all have stories and memories of our journey into the Hip Hop dance culture and scene. Those moments from back in the days when we were finding our way as newbies and discovering everything the scene had to offer.

I came up in the early 2000s, my back in the days beg...

April 1, 2017

I believe... 

I believe in honesty, but the type of honesty no one wants to actually hear.  You're not being truly honest if you don't piss people off every now and then.

I believe in fairy tales, but anyone who knows anything about fairy tales knows that there are just...

March 27, 2017

'A good BBOY or BGIRL does not become tense but ready, not thinking yet not dreaming. Ready for whatever may come. When the MUSIC expands, I EXPAND. When it contracts, I CONTRACT. And, when THAT BEAT IS ABOUT TO HIT, I do not hit - MY BODY hits all by itself.'

Soun...

March 3, 2017

No one starts in the same place, or is triggered by the same reasons. For some people it's something traumatic, or dramatic, that opens their eyes and makes them want more than what they see.  For others it's an experience, a place, a book, a person, an introdu...