Showdown 2010, the highly successful reality dance competition that took you to the streets a few months back had the Malaysian public entertained by the raw talent of young dancers as they showcased their skills in the highly controversial 'battle' stages. From the hundreds of aspiring dance crews that swarmed in for the auditions which led up to the battles, the MELTDOWN phase and the LIVE shows, we have finally found Malaysia’s Best Dance Crew – Wakaka Crew!
Showdown 2010 has since gained a huge following, taking the show to unexpected heights and breaking viewership records which ultimately led to the success of season 1!
To keep the spirit alive, the creators of this one of a kind reality show proudly brings you the Showdown Street Fest - a street festival that gives the fans a chance to be part of something BIG! This is a one day festival that will give hip hop lovers the chance to indulge themselves in the Hip Hop culture. Apart from career talks, shopping bazaars, performances by hip hop artistes, hip hop activities such Street Dance, Graffiti Art, DJ-ing and MC-ing, you also get to catch the Showdown 2010’s Top 11 and the 1st season’s champion Wakaka Crew in action! Get ready to once again witness the countless top rocks, freezes, power moves and hand glides that you’ve seen on the Showdown 2010 shows, this time right in front of your very eyes!
"Its been weeks since the Showdown 2010 Grand Finale, but the heat is still on! The show has gotten overwhelming response and still continues to do so thanks to the growing fan base out there. This is exactly why we have a treat for you! " says 8TV's General Manager, Ms. Lam Swee Kim. Kim adds, "The Showdown 2010 Street Fest is a huge carnival for hip hop enthusiast, giving you a chance to participate in street culture like never before. To make things even more interesting, we’re also giving you the chance to meet and greet with the Showdown crews. Apart from helping carry on the Showdown 2010 craze, this festival also sheds light on street dance culture as well as the many young talents in our society - in the most positive approach, in addition to providing them with the right platform to showcase their skill."
Catch dance gurus, Prosenjit Kundu from USA, and Bboy Mahmud, from Singapore ,Dennis Yin,a local choreographer and 1st runner up from So You Think You Can Dance Season 1,expert on the mic, MC Vandal, turntable connoisseur DJ Fuzz, and skilled graffiti artistes Phobia Klik as they teach you a thing or two at the dedicated workshops. Join also those who have made it big in the industry, namely Norman of KRU, Joe Flizzow, and Alam of Wakaka, as the give you a few pointers at the career talk aptly titled 'Hip Hop 4 Life'.What's more, you can also catch the star studded line up of performances that include hip hop ambassador Joe Flizzow, Altimet, Sasi the Don, Mizz Nina, Jin Hackman and One Nation Emcees.
You can get all this and more at the most exciting event ever – the Showdown Street Fest! The place to be on the 10th of October 2010, from 10am till 10 pm, is at the Sunway Pyramid Open Car Park Space. And guess what? Admission is absolutely Free!
You can also catch the Showdown Street Fest LIVE on www.8tv.com.my/showdown from 6pm to 9pm or as Catch Up on www.tonton.com.my. What's more, catch the Quickie team as they report LIVE from Sunway Pyramid Open Carpark in six exclusive LIVE crossovers only on 8TV. 8TV is also available on Astro’s 708. Don't forget you can also enjoy all your favourite 8TV programmes by simply logging on to mobile.8tv.com.my via your mobile phone.