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FRESH JIVE BRINGS THE 1980’s BRONX TO LEEDS - DONALD D / ALIEN NESS – 29/07/07

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WORLD BREAKDANCING EVENT

FRESH JIVE

Sunday 29th July

The Elbow Room, Leeds

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FRESH JIVE BRINGS THE 1980’s BRONX TO LEEDS

The Octagon (Worldwide Breakdance Competition)

(Winners flown out to Switzerland for grand final - October 6th )

Stand Up Dance Contest – Body Poppers Welcome

7pm prompt

Direct from The Bronx

Alien Ness (Zulu Kings) - NYC

Donald D (Rhyme Syndicate) - NYC

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Breakin Bread Session

with Rob Life and Ill Boogs (single launch)www.breakinbread.org

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Bboy 10 Tonn, DJ T-Breaks , Ictus(2nd to none) n DJ Prolific

@ The Elbow Room, Leeds, 7pm til late late late

Fresh Jive pays tribute to the Bronx this month, with an event featuring world-class breakdancing and some of hip-hop's most respected artists.

The event begins with legendary Bronx Breakdancer, 'Alien Ness', and

Rap-veteran Donald D answering questions on Hip-Hop's origins and it's much overlooked message of positivity.

Highly limited spaces are available for this unique and humbling insight into Hip-Hop culture and it's emergence from New York's infamous ghettos. This 'Q&A' session takes place 5-7pm at Leeds venue 'Dr. Wu's. Ticket's cost £5.

Contact: [email protected] // 07777605536

From 7pm-late, we move around the corner to The Elbow Room where the

Bronx-inspired party really gets started. Both Donald D and Alien Ness will be performing, along with an exclusive single launch from Breakin' Bread stars Rob Life and Ill Boogs.

£8 in advance/NUS and more on the door

Host 10 Tonn,

DJ's T-Breaks,

Ictus (2nd to None) and

Prolific.

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Historically, Hip-Hop culture was born through a want to rid New-York's ghettos of gang violence, and to strengthen local communities. Through music, art, and dance, Hip-Hop's key message was to bring people together. Both Donald D and Alien Ness have been hugely influential in promoting the positive messages of hip-hop culture.

Donald D grew up in New York's Bronx throughout the 70's and 80's and witnessed the beginnings of Hip-Hop first hand. As a rap artist, he has worked along side the likes of Chuck Chillout, Ice-T and Afrika Islam. Also a Bronx native, Alien Ness has produced music with Hip-Hop godfather, Afrika Bambaataa, and has danced with the world famous Rock Steady Crew.

Fresh Jive has established itself as the biggest and most respected regular breakdance jam in Europe, dedicated to preserving the values of true Hip-Hop culture. A monthly event in Leeds, and now featuring around the UK, June '07 saw Fresh Jive labeled in the top 3 club-nights in the country - (Mixmag July 07 p.35). Check out:

www.freshjive07.com

www.myspace.com/freshjive06

"The breakdance capital of the UK" (Mixmag 07/07)

MC Donald D - www.myspace.com/donaldd

Bred in the Bronx in the 70s n 80s working along side the likes of Chuck Chillout and AFRIKA ISLAM before moving to the West Coast to join Ice-T's Rhyme Syndicate in the late 80s.

Bboy Alien Ness - President of the Mighty Zulu Kingz.

www.myspace.com/bronxstyle

Alien Ness is a 24 year veteran of the BBoy Dance with movie credits that include "The Last Dragon" "Krush Groove" "Bomb The System" and co-star of the upcoming film "All Out War" as well as producing rap songs with the godfather of hip hop himself Afrika Bambaataa.

"Fresh Jive is the true essence of what true hip-hop culture is all about" - Lino - The Floorlords - one of USA's oldest crews

Look out for more hot events later in the year!!

Hit us back for info/guest list info so we know who to look after

Fresh Jive 07 presents:

BRINGING THE 1980’s BRONX TO LEEDS

Sunday 29th July

7pm till late

£8 in advance/NUS and more on the door

The Elbow Room, Call Lane, Leeds LS! 6DT

Tel: 0113 245 7022

Email: [email protected]

Telephone:

Dancer info: Shane 07814195269

PR/Workshops: Tony 07814195269

Press / PR: Alan 07749303204

Websites:

www.freshjive07.com (Brand New)

www.myspace.com/freshjive06 (Video Highlights of 2007 and 2006)

www.myspace.com/tbreaks

www.breakinbread.org

www.theelbowroom.co.uk

Fresh Jive 07

Mixmags number #2 night in the country (July 2007)

"The breakdance capital of the UK" (Mixmag 07/07)

Winner of best promotion 2006 at Leeds Bar and Club Awards

Beware of imitators………..

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