Ottawa To Hold B-Boy Festival This June

hip-hop360.jpgThe Canadian city of Ottawa will hold a new hip-hop dance festival this June called Hip Hop 360. According to CBC.ca, the five-day event begins on June 19 and will mix contemporary ballet with break-dancing. Among the b-boy crews competing will be Toronto’s Bag of Trix, Edmonton’s Freshly Squeezed, St. John’s East Rock Crew, Montreal’s Illmask and other Ottawa groups. “There’s a tremendous underground scene in Ottawa,” Noora Sagarwala, associate artistic director of Hip Hop 360, told CBC Radio. “We have some of the best b-boy crews in the country, including Canadian Floor Masters, which is the oldest b-boy crew.” The events for Hip Hop 360 will take place between June 19 and 23 and will be held at the National Arts Centre and other local Ottawa clubs. “We sort of decided that b-boys needed more than just another spot to battle. They needed recognition from the dance community,” says Sagarwala. “They also wanted to hone their skills…. do a little bit of professional development and also meet each other. Canada is a really big country and they’re from all corners of the country, so they don’t often get a chance to meet or to dance with each other.”

  • Ninja_beav

    1st!!!!!
    should be aight, canada is gay though

  • beav

    FIRST

  • dduubbzz

    coo

  • GERALD N. THE BIRDMAN

    FUCK SCROTTOWA! GO SABRES!

  • i’ll shit bag u

    man all dat b boy shit is for bitches fuck that..that shit is dead and wack let it go..fuck canada

  • LL

    fuk u canada is good

  • hola

    O-TOWN HOLLLAA
    that were im at THA 613

  • flyboy403

    Fuck these haters bboys r a major part of hip hop and unlike rap music it isn’t influenced by the media or so called gangatas it is real really real jus like battlin in music they battle on the floor u first sayin fags r the reason nas thinks hip hop is dead “first fuck Canada” ur a real goof buddy u probably like fifty right? ur a big time gangata ? Learn ur history little boy u don’t like hip hop u think ur a bad ass listening to gangata rap bboying is one of the 5 elements gangstas aren’t and by the way ur favorite rappers movie was filmed here in Canada u gay fag (yes homo) oh and ask snoop where his favorite places r but one is Vancouver Canada home of the best yes the best weed
    Canada stand up
    Hip hop fans stand up
    Not gangata rap haha
    Fuckin computer thugs
    403 to 613
    Real hip hop
    What’s really good ?
    U lil cry baby fags always bitchin for gay reasons u hurt bag little kids killing hip hop SAYIN FIRST IS GAY
    (YES HOMO)

  • tensai

    why ya’ll gotta hate on Canada anyways damn what the fuck canada do to you anyways hatin ass bitches FUCK YOU AT LEAST WE GET FREE FUCKING HEALTH INSURANCE MUHFUCKAS!

  • EReal

    Its a good look for hiphop. Teach these kids the damn elements.

    The only issue I have is this,
    “will mix contemporary ballet with break-dancing. ”
    Uhm, WHAT?

    P.S. Canada is alot more hiphop then these american rap stan fagboys. They got real hiphop like Sweatshop Union, Swollen Members, Moka Only, real hiphop shit. Get on your hiphop info and quit reading stories about your favorite rappers dick size you lil homo stans.

    1 hunned.

  • Frankoholic99

    U Frrrrrucking playa hataz dissing Canada for no reason. U gay ass american always love war hu? Well go suck Bush salty ballz faggit. First this is a good thing for Otawa and weed need more hip hop shows like this for the rest of the Canada to really know what hip hop is all about.