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2010-04-01 06:14:00

NEW YORK, April 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hip Hop Hall of Fame Awards Television Special has tapped Hollywood Film & Television Star Vivica A. Fox to Co-Host the upcoming show! The 'Sultry and Sexy' Hip Hop and Hollywood Diva will bring her unique combination of "Classy yet street chic" appeal to a global television audience in June 2010! More celebrities, artists, and special guest presenters and performers will be named over the next two months as we open up production offices in...

2010-03-11 08:00:00

LOS ANGELES, March 11 /PRNewswire/ -- As Jerkin' mainstreams, new dance crews and artists are competing and performing at events throughout the Nation. Now, in a one of a kind dance competition in Los Angeles, the Los Angeles Clippers and Vlado Footwear are joining forces to bring the Jerkin' Community to the forefront of family entertainment, with Showdown LA on Saturday, April 10th, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Los Angeles Convention Center. The event will showcase dance crews battling it...

2010-02-09 03:48:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- The Original and Official Hip Hop Hall of Fame Awards & Induction Ceremony (HHHOF), is set to return to National and International Television, taping in New York City in June 2010, "Black Music Month"! The HHHOF Awards Show will feature a "Week of Activities" throughout New York City. They will include Celebrity Community Outreach, Hip Hop Symposiums, Gospel Night, VIP Reception, Parties, and other Programs featuring Celebrities, Community, Industry,...

2009-11-24 04:00:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- After two decades in development, and the Hip Hop Hall of Fame Awards TV show broadcast in syndication and on BET Cable Network in the 90s; the Hip Hop Hall of Fame Museum & Entertainment Complex gets halfway to realizing its grand opening in the heart of New York City in late 2010 by securing $10 million in funding. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091124/LA16472LOGO) The HHHOF is poised to become the Hip-Hop institution of record for...

2009-11-19 15:10:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Last night a new chapter was written in the birthplace of Hip Hop, New York City. Red Bull BC One shook iconic music venue, Hammerstein ballroom, to its core. Sixteen b-boys from eleven countries battled with pride in front of a sold-out crowd of more than 1600 enthusiastic fans. French b-boy Lilou took home the honor of being "The One" for the second time, a first in Red Bull BC One's six year history. It was no easy task for Lilou, as all the night's...

2009-06-09 07:02:00

ORLANDO, Fla., June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- GeoFitness's main goal has been to get Americans up and moving by being a leading provider of movement-based products and curriculum. Their ability to provide solutions to the rise in obesity with sound programming that also enhances learning has provided unprecedented growth. The name change to GeoMotion Group reflects their expansion as they broaden their programming to include 3 distinct product lines which can interact to offer a complete solution....

2009-03-11 07:00:00

MOM INVENTS HIP HOP MUSIC DVD SERIES TO HELP CHILDREN LEARN FASTER CHICAGO, March 11 /PRNewswire/ -- When Candi Carter struggled to help her speech-delayed son learn and communicate she turned to the one thing that's always inspired and motivated her - hip hop music. Carter quickly saw that by incorporating music, rhythm and beats into learning, her son learned much faster and thus "It's Hip Hop, Baby!" DVD series was born. "I needed to find a way to communicate and teach my son so I...

2009-01-13 10:30:00

Additional Performers, Dance Competitions, Visual Arts Installations and Graffiti Art Exhibition to Take Place LOS ANGELES, Jan. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- With a stellar lineup of Grammy winning artists on one stage, Hip Hop 101 Music & Arts Festival (www.hh101.com) will celebrate Black History Month with Ludacris, Common, and turntableist Mix Master Mike of the Beastie Boys on Saturday February 21st at the Los Angeles Sports Arena starting at 6:30PM. Also included on the bill are R&B...

2008-09-26 15:00:30

By STANLEY, Ben With dances as varied as bollywood-bhangra and hip hop, Hamilton is getting ready to celebrate its cultural diversity. Organised by the Hamilton Malayalee Association, the Nritta Sandhya festival, which takes place at Founders Theatre on Saturday, will feature dancers and performers from 25 different cultural groups. Vice-president of the Hamilton Malayalee Association and festival co-organiser Dilip Kurien said he hoped Hamiltonians would get along to what should be...

2008-08-26 00:00:14

By Barbara Bradley Memphis-born jookin' is a dance almost as difficult to describe as to perform. Dancers move like digital creations with footwork so smooth you'd swear they were on skates. Their torsos undulate, arms snake and wave, knees pump. At various times they look like ballet dancers, hip-hoppers or well-oiled robots. But whatever they're doing, the world is watching. Created on the streets and performed mainly by young African- American men, jookin' has spread internationally,...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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