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August 3, 1995, Suge Knight Disses Puffy at the Source Awards at Madison Square Gardens’ Paramount Theater, New York, NY. Which Ignited the Fire in an already tense EC / WC  Rivalry. There was already resentment from WC Artists against EC DJ's  for rarely playing any WC Hip Hop. What Started as a Record Company Beef Fueled by Magazines and media Left Legions of Fans Feeling like they had to choose a side. Many of them had never been to or knew anybody from the other coast.  On The Front Lines Were Tupac of Death Row Records who was pitted against...

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Funny Bones Crew, hip hop dance, hip hop dancers, pop locking -

Photo by April Fresh Hip hop dancers from around the world, Paris to Brazil, gathered in LA to battle at the 17th Annual Funny Bones Crew Anniversary. Organized by Popping Tronick, Sire, Doreen, and Jet long standing members of the crew. This year's anniversary was dope! We had Funk Freaks, DJ Caveman, and Rox Swifft on the decks, and special musical guest Diamond Ortiz on the talkbox.  Photo by Mamastrosity Photos by Michael Warren The 2 x 2 Open Styles battle winners went home with a $500 cash prize, and the 1 on 1 Popping Battle winner won a free...

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TBT 2012 - Photos by Mamastrosity

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bboy, Homeland, popping, streetdance, Waveomatic -

Niko "Wave-O-Matic" Birakos would have turned 52 this past weekend. It is hard to believe that he left us over 6 years ago, way before his time. He inspired many and not only poppers and not only Dancers. There were so many sides to this man with skills in Dancing, Surfing, Technology, Videography and Im sure there was more. He was making and flying drones before many knew what they were. He was always willing to pass on his knowledge to those who would seek it.  He was a Fixture at Homeland Cultural Center In Long Beach, CA every week giving his guidance...

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