Street Team Snags The Win In “Clash 13” Of Dancin’ Dynamites!


Jamaicans islandwide were treated to a “Wakanda-style” celebration for the Charles Chocolates Dancin’ Dynamites Competition finale last Sunday. Roars of screams and applause filled the venue as crowd favourites Street Team were announced as the Season 13 winners to roars of screams and applause.

The show hosts, judges, and audience members donned their finest dashikis and asa okes during the live show, as the winning team – which had also entered the competition last year but placed fourth – thrilled audience members and beat four other competing dance crews with their quick footwork and eye-dazzling afro moves.

Roxanne Brown, Brand Manager for Charles Chocolates, said she was pleased with the outcome of the grand finale. “This ‘Clash 13’ season was extremely challenging but the dancers stuck to it and we’re glad that they performed well,” she said. “The weekly challenges were demanding, however, Street Team was determined. They covered the craft lessons they had learned from the previous competition and I’m really happy that they won. They deserve it.”

The team, which comprises Kemar Boyd, Adrian Jonas and Andre Henry, received the public’s top vote and cash prizes of over J$1 million from Jenny Jenny Productions, title sponsor Charles Chocolates, and associate sponsors. Anchovy High, the only team from a secondary school, placed second; New Era placed third; and Unruly Skankaz placed fourth; taking home J$400,000 from Jenny Jenny Productions and Burger King, J$200,000.00 and J$50,000.00, respectively, along with other prizes in kind.

The finale’s “Wakanda” theme paid homage to this year’s huge box office Disney-Marvel action hit Black Panther, which boasted a predominately black cast and crew as it became the top grossing solo superhero movie of all-time. In keeping with the theme, the dance routines from the clashing teams resembled popular African dances such as the ‘gwara gwara’ from South Africa and the Ghanian ‘azonto’.

Street Team’s Kemar Boyd said, “This year, we come back fi it mad! We don’t settle as losers. We always aim high and we aim for first place.” Also admitting that they had to employ a much different approach to gain the edge, he said, “Everything weh we do last year, we do it twice as hard this year and think outside of the box. We get up early inna di morning and campaign.”

The show’s Jamaica College Auditorium venue was graced with the presence of Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport the Honourable Olivia ‘Babsy’ Grange, who also joined in on the action on stage with Chi Ching Ching during his performance debuting his new song and dance move ‘Rice and Peas’. Dancehall duo and Charles Chocolates Ambassadors Voicemail and gospel artiste Kevin Downswell also provided musical entertainment.

Roxanne Brown, Brand Manager of Charles Chocolates, poses with Andre Henry (left), Kemar Boyd (second right) and Adrian Jonas of Street Team at last Sunday’s finale staging. The dance crew are the 2018 winners of the Chocolates Dancin’ Dynamites Competition.

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@ChronixxMusic, Sister Nancy Songs Featured In New Chantice Gervais Choreography Video!


Chantice Gervais is a UK based Youtuber who represents for the Caribbean, and those living the “Natural Hair Life“. One thing she highlights a lot more, is her love of Dance. Recently she teamed up with her friends Dancers Tina Omotosho and Jackie Kibukz, and Choreographer/Videographer Bismark Anobah for a dose of “Positive Vibrations“. Donned in African inspired garb, they performed to the tunes of Chronixx’sMajesty” (Get it here), and the Sister Nancy classic, “Bam Bam” (Get it here). Showing off various styles, the video should inspire you to get on your feet, and learn a move or few. A nice clip for all to see, with songs that will sure to call for a gun finger salute. You can find Chantice at Youtube.com/Channice123. Check out the video below!

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@GiRL_Jamz Doubles Up On The Visuals With @RoeSummerz Assisted Single, “High”!


If you haven’t been familiar with the 1 person dynamo named GiRL, today’s the day to change all that. After releasing her debut single in 2016, the Kenzic featured “Fly”, she has been busy winning fans with every live performance. While halfway through 2017, she ups the ante with a double presentation of her 2nd single, “High“! Featuring Recording Artist Roe Summerz who also handles the production, the single has been described as the “pleasant tranquil fusion of vocals and Instruments” since its release 3 months ago through the Edley Shine (of Born Jamericans) owned Shinealous Records.

The videos, with direction by Laty Kim and Marz Jackson, features a glimpse into Kingston at night, a bit of dancing, some clean shots, and an open platform for you to interpret the lyrics and visuals. Enough talking, time to rise higher, and treat your eyes to high quality visuals from GiRL! Watch them below.

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Citi Dancers Cause An Upset In @DancinDynamites Finals!


It was an intense battle to be remembered at the Charles Chocolates Dancin’ Dynamites finals held at the Jamaica College Auditorium on Sunday May 14. While it was a day for the Mothers who were warmly welcomed, the finalists put on a show for everyone as they vied for the top prize. While the teams Too Cool (St. Mary), Dynamic D Squad (Portland) were impressive, it was the Montego Bay based Citi Dancers who caused an upset and emerged as the title winners over Kingston based Fantastic Steppaz who were a favourite throughout the season! Citi Dancers have now earned bragging rights, over $1 Million in cash and prizes, and will move on to expanding their brand. Attendees were also treated to performances by the likes of Recording Artists I-Octane, Rondell Positive, and Jah’lil. Congratulations Citi Dancers!

More highlights on the Dancin’ Dynamites Facebook Page.

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@DizTroyMusic, @MysticDavis Release Visual For “30 Bad Bitches”!


Armed with green hair, a bad attitude, lyrics, and her crew, Mystic is ready for whatever in the visual for the DizTroy assisted “30 Bad Bitches“. Directed by Dennis Brown Films and shot in Port Antonio, we see Mystic firing off lyrics, getting her nails done, and busting out the moves with her all girl crew in various scenes. What also caught us is the beauty of the location especially the backdrop displayed while Mystic gets her nails done, and various random shots. The Producers Dizzle and Troy Baker make brief appearances in the video along with an old white lady who was not shy about showing off her moves. Packing the Mac in the back of the ‘Lac, punish a fassy who willing fi chat. The DizTroy Featuring Mystic Davis EP is now available on iTunes. Check out the video below and share your thoughts in the comments section.

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NEW VIDEO: Meet Bones The Contortionist


Today we introduce to you a unique individual by the name of “Bones The Contortionist“. A Dancer by profession, what makes him special is his ability to contort his body as a part of the package. He reminds me of “Bruk Up“, a popular Jamaican Dancer back in the day. On a mission to become one of the most flexible persons in Jamaica, see what he’s about with videos below and share your thoughts in the comments section.

BIO

Deshae Raphael was born on December 21, 1994 and is professionally known by his stage name, Bones. He is a Jamaican Contortionist born in Kingston, Jamaica and was raised at 16 White Hall Avenue, Kingston 8. Bones earned public attention after performing at Hotels, family events, and Festivals, but he gained more exposure after entering KFC’s “On The Verge” Talent Show. He has also been featured on the Jamaican Comedy Show: the Ity & Fancy Cat show, Smile Jamaica, CVM At Sunrise and also performed in several Dancehall music videos. Bones is training to become one the most flexible persons in Jamaica as he has various styles that he has developed for years.

See more on his Instagram page at @I_Bhee_Bones.

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