By Pacific Rim Video Staff
Las Vegas – It was all about the youth of USA as Hip Hop International opened up its competition with the USA Hip Hop Championship junior division preliminary.
Hailing from New York, GENEX took the stage getting the crowd hyped with their old school mixed into their performance. Following up the New York crew was their state neighbor Iconic from New Jersey.
Iconic gave a hard performance with their moves.
The exciting moments aside from the dance were the interviews on stage with Mookie Washington. From crew members announcing their nicknames to answering questions, the crowd was oohing about the responses.
Cuteness aside, these kids illustrated that they belong at HHI’s USA Hip Hop Dance Championship junior division preliminary.
Scoring of 8 judges, 50 percent performance 50 percent tech.average out
Moving on the finals are the following crews (rank, name, score):
7. 6.07 – GENEX of New York
6. 7.37 – First Class of West Covina, Ca
5. 7.47 - The Prodigy of Las Vegas, Nv
4. 7.52 – Iconic of Englishtown, NJ
3. 7.74 – ChapKidz of Suisun Ca
2. 7.96 – Rascals of Honolulu, Hi
1. 8.06 – Lil Phunk of Boston, Ma