Minnesota Hiphoppa B-Boy J-Sun is committed to teaching younger generations both the cultural history of, and the techniques behind, Hip Hop dancing.
Broadcast Airs The Week Of February 16th On tpt / Ch 2
Sundays 6pm + 10pm (tpt2) Mondays 7pm (tptLife) Thursdays 9:30pm (tptMN)
Available Online Here Tuesday
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J-Sun is a veteran practitioner of Breakin (breakdancing) who is dedicated to studying traditional Hip Hop dance forms and providing an access point for understanding Hip Hop Culture through choreography and academic literature. His work focuses on how Breakin produces knowledge and identity, and its relationship to society.
As a teacher and community leader in the Twin Cities J-Sun has been a consultant for The Annual Groundbreaker Battle, recipient of the 2013 Sage Award for Outstanding Performance, a fierce competitor, and academic with his Bachelors of Arts degree ‘The B-Boy Movement within Hip Hop Culture’. His current graduate work examines the way race, class, age, etc., engage with issues of power on the dancing body. He also instructs traditional movement with historical moments as a veteran practitioner of Breakin and Top-Rocking. His three-part trilogy titled “Hip Hop? Hip Hop! Hip Hop.” is in its final year in the Goodhue Theater located at the Cowles Center for Dance and the Performing Arts.
J-Sun Upcoming Performances: