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Hip Hop International ‘s 2017 – DANCE COMPETITION

The World Hip Hop Dance Championship is an international hip-hop dance competition created in 2002 by Hip Hop International. Countries that have participated in the past are Dominican Republic, Greece, Cyprus, Chile, Italy, Mexico, France, Japan, Switzerland, Morocco, Philippines, United Kingdom, China, Canada, Germany, Australia, Ireland, Malaysia, India, Colombia, South Africa, Nigeria, New Zealand, Denmark, Spain, Russia, Portugal, Netherlands, Argentina, Brazil, Trinidad and Tobago, Poland, Uruguay, Thailand and the United States of America. There are four sections of competition: hip-hop for adult, varsity (ages 12–17), and junior (ages 7–12) crews, popping for solo dancers, locking for solo dancers, and breaking for adult crews.

In August 2015, new countries, Gabon, Panama and South Korea, Kenya, among others, participated for the first time, joining a record 3000 contestants from 50 countries.[1] South Korea’s, Lock ‘N LOL won gold in the mega crew division.[1]



In February of this year, Murda Mook & Drake came close to battling, but Drizzy backed out at the last minute according to Mook. This weekend, while attending Smack/URL’s “Night of Main Events 5″ in New York on Saturday night, Drake was asked, once again, about going up against Murda Mook.

Check out the videos below…


Canada Lauches Searchlight 2014 Competition

Toronto, ON – CBC Music just launched its Searchlight 2014 competition to connect fans with their favorite up-and-coming Canadian rap/r&b/rock artists. It’s a contest to give some shine – and some sweepstakes – to some of the best in Canada. As a fan, you can place 10 votes per region each day to help narrow down the competition to the semi-finals.

The grand prize winner receives $20,000 worth of music equipment from Yamaha Music Canada, a professional recording with CBC Music, and an opening spot on a high-profile music showcase.

Kardinal Offishall is new executive director of Universal Music Canada’s A&R team.

Canada’s self-proclaimed hip hop ambassador, whose new album Impact is expected for release on Nov. 14 2014, has new role as creative executive director of Universal Music Canada’s A&R team. Offishall is in a position as one of the biggest players in the music industry specifically working to discover and develop new groups. Offishall has demonstrated skills and genuine interest in raising young talent.

“The industry has changed so much now, The way that the majors have been working has been to sign acts with great immediate sales potential, but maybe not as much staying power.
I want to see a return to the development and grooming of talents with an eye towards a true career and long-term business relationship.”