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Hip Hop On Trial debates at the Barbican – old school nostalgia opposed by commercial rap’s image

Hip Hop On Trial debates at the Barbican – old school nostalgia opposed by commercial rap’s image

Tweet Hip Hop On Trial? Who dragged hip hop into the courtroom under false pretences when it should have been its rebellious cousin, commercial rap, that should have been cross examined? Watch the entire Hip Hop On Trial debate below – panel line up is listed at the bottom of this article Hip Hop On Trial at Barbican Centre was one of, if not the only time that so many esteemed (that’s debatable) faces from hip hop culture … Read entire article »

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Boy Blue Entertainment BBE Touch at the Barbican review

Boy Blue Entertainment BBE Touch at the Barbican review

Tweet Set in the Barbican’s Pit studio using a cabaret style to break down the invisible ‘fourth wall’ of theatre, Boy Blue Entertainment founders Mikey J and Kenrick Sandy were so close you could almost touch them… “I do the dancing and he does the music” has been the same introduction Boy Blue founders Mikey J Asante and Kenrick Sandy have used to describe themselves to people in the briefest possible way. Whether their fault or the … Read entire article »

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Boy Blue Entertainment: Over The Edge review at the Barbican

Boy Blue Entertainment: Over The Edge review at the Barbican

Tweet Boy Blue has a difficult task on its hands. Pied Piper was a benchmark show that moved from Theatre Royal to the Barbican which then toured the UK. It’s the equivalent a musician returning to the studio to record their tricky second album when their first was so good. Over the Edge is an original concept with no existing storyline to refer to. Then again, with nothing to go with, there’s nothing to lose. Right? … Read entire article »

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We’re Excited About Boy Blue Entertainment ‘Over the Edge’ at the Barbican

Tweet Boy Blue Entertainment presents their latest original full-length show at the Barbican since Pied Piper, from 21-26 July. Read our review of Over the Edge here Since their youth company took over the Barbican with A Nite With Da Bratz (read review) last weekend, there’s only been a few day’s hiatus between shows for Boy Blue Entertainment as part of their Shades of Blue residency. … Read entire article »

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A Nite With Da Bratz Review at the Barbican

A Nite With Da Bratz Review at the Barbican

Tweet The future of street dance has a blue tint to it! The standard that Boy Blue trains up young dancers means other institutions in street dance have formidable competition. Although A Nite With Da Bratz takes place at the Barbican, unlike Pied Piper this production is not a hip hop theatre show but a showcase for the next generation of Boy Blue Entertainment dancers. While most dance groups have church halls and school theatres as venues, in … Read entire article »

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We’re Excited About Boy Blue Entertainment: A Nite With Da Bratz at The Barbican

Tweet 16-17 July at Barbican Centre, tickets £12 Buy tickets This show has taken place – read the review of A Nite With Da Bratz here Boy Blue are taking over the Barbican for a fortnight with Shades of Blue, and their first event is a descent of Boy Blue junior dancers, age 9-18 years old, known as Da Bratz. … Read entire article »

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