Dancehall class every Saturday in Park Slope, Brooklyn!
SONG: Gentleman 'Heart Of Rub-A-Dub'
PHOTO: Genius Photography
VIDEO EDIT: Hanna Herbertson - Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Class info: 6.45-8.30pm at Brooklyn Dance Project (495 3rd ave by 11th st). Open level, $15. Drop in!
BLACKGOLD are three choreographers working together sharing their love for dancehall. Hanna Herbertson, Korie "Genius" & Kendell "History" Hinds are a dynamic, versatile trio that are pushing Dancehall choreography forward in a new way. They are all trained in other styles like for example hip hop, gliding, flexing, popping, jazz & house.
BLACKGOLD was founded in Sept 2009. They got a lot of attention from media and dancehall fans for creating the "Nobody Canna Cross It Dance". DJ Powa deemed their dance to be the official dance to the song and their video was shown on Jamaican television several times. Blackgold have performed at Mad Decent's Block Party alongside Max Glazer of Federation Sound + artists like Mr Lexx, Ricky Blaze & Shelley. Appeared on the CBS Early show alongside Mr. Vegas & New Kingston Band in front of 3 million viewers! Have also performed with artist Mr Lexx at Atlantic Records Core DJ event in Orlando, FL. Done stage coaching with artist Esco Da Shocker. Opened up for artist Collie Buddz at Santos Party House. Performed numerous times at the Sybarite showcase and at Rhapsody James "Sirens After Dark". Been seen at NYC marathon, Williamsburg Charter High School and at the hottest nightclubs in the city and the boroughs showcasing their unique dancehall style.
Listen to and download the Anniversary Mixtape mixed by DJ Gravy & DJ Select. The mixtape feature artists that BLACKGOLD has worked with and tunes they have used for shows and classes.
Listen & Download: soundcloud.com/blackgoldnyc/anniversary_mixtape