Oakland's TURF FEINZ dancing in the rain video has received more than 1.5 million hits on Youtube. And LES TWINS from Paris are street dance pioneers and international superstars.
This Sunday, YAK Films and Baobab Village are sponsoring an event in San Francisco that will bring the two street dance groups together for an incredible and exclusive Bay Area show!
7pm-8pm // LES TWINS will hold an all ages dance class in New Style Hip Hop, which originated in Paris and has roots in American hip-hop freestyle dance like krump and turfing. (All ages and $10).
8:30pm-11pm // Afterward, the TURF FEINZ will join LES TWINS for dance performances highlighting the best of Oakland and Paris street dance culture. Also featuring DJ Stepwise (world/reggae/dancehall), Afro Haitian and Bachata performances and hip-hop. (21+ age and $5).
Turf Feinz: A group of young men from Oakland who "turf dance," a form of movement born in Oakland that stands for "taking up room on the floor." They're a viral hit with 1.5 million views for their "RIP Rich D" video made by Yak Films: http://www.youtube.com/watch
Les Twins: The twin brothers are charismatic pioneers of Paris street dance and international superstars. They first became known to U.S. audiences through videos produced by YAK Films. Watch their videos: http://www.youtube.com/watch