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July 30th, 2009

dj Kool Herc schooling people

dj Kool Herc schooling people

World Bboy Classics Venue

World Bboy Classics Venue

Been too busy to drop lines lately, I’ll make it up after things get calmer.

Response, our new theatre piece is finished. Finally. It was a three month’s process, a learning process first of all for everybody in the crew. The premier is today, everybody’s confident about the result.

Two weeks back rocked two events in Holland on one weekend, Street Science and World Bboy Classics. Street Science was more of a get together kinds of festival or a hip hop conference with workshops, theatre shows, graffiti expo, photo gallery, panel discussions, exhibition battles and so on. The guest list was just incredible with people like dj Kool Herc, Martha Cooper and Henry Chalfant, and newer generation dancers like Crazy Smooth (CAN), Movie 1 and Rudy Goblin. Kool Herc’s lecture about hip hop history was amazing! I liked how he talked about the history of giving “street names”. According to him back in the days street names was also a way to keep people out of trouble, if you did something not so legal and the cops would come and ask around by your government name, nobody knew who they were talking about because people only knew you by your street name. Kool Herc’s got your back! (more…)

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