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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]



“La Boulette” is the first single from Dans ma bulle, an album by Diam’s released on 21 February 2006. La Boulette debuted at number 3 on the French music charts and stayed number one for three consecutive weeks. Containing numerous references to fellatio, incest and violence, some consider the lyrics to be somewhat vulgar if unfamiliar with the genre’s conventions. In 2007, “La Boulette” won a NRJ Music Awards in the category ‘Francophone song of the year’. As of July 2014, it was the 88th best-selling single of the 21st century in France, with 323,000 units sold

Paris Hip-Hop Magazine Goes Global

“International Hip Hop” is an independent music magazine that focuses on the hip-hop culture as a whole, rap and graffiti in particular. IHH magazine was created in 2008 in Paris, France as a quarterly print format. IHH magazine has the distinction of being published with a DVD included in each issue.

Distributed throughout France, Europe, Canada and Africa carries news of artists from all around the world, The magazine also reviews a wide range of chronic albums, imports, books, and video games in addition to including numerous interviews with international artists.

* Get more details of their availability in your area at www.ihh.cc

Kanye West & Steve Stoute Talk Technology & Culture In France

While Diddy is known to throw the biggest yacht parties in France every year for the Cannes Lions festival.
Kanye West & CEO Steve Stoute will be celebrating this year as guest speakers at a Cannes Lions tech seminar titled, “Technology, Culture and Consumer Adoption: Learning to Read the Cultural Landscape”. In a nutshell, the seminar’s theme focuses on how digital progress and cultural evolution are inextricably linked.

Government Debate Over Islam and Hip Hop in France

As the French presidential campaign was underway, rapper Kery James, a Guadeloupe-born resident of France, released a music video titled “Letter to the Republic” (“Lettre à la République “). Kery described the republic’s political class as, “Pillagers of wealth, murderers of Africans, torturers of Algerians / The colonial past is yours, you chose to link your history to ours.”

The video provoked public outrage; the far-right group, Le Bloc Identitaire, attempted to cancel James’ concert tour, calling on the rapper to leave France and move to a “Muslim land”.

Watch the translated video here: