AND iDANCED is the introduction to an upcoming series about the women and men who danced and helped make a lot of the 80s- 90s Rappers & Singers performance presentations exciting and unforgettable. From the earliest low budget Hip Hop videos to the Kings and Queens of R&B, Pop and Hip Hop, their faces, presence and dance moves compelled thousands of music fans watch Video Music Boxx, MTV, BET and more to record and rewind the videos over and over again! Christopher “Play” Martin travels from city to city to talk with many faces you would remember but didn’t really know.
These are the dancers responsible for the videos, dance shows and images we enjoy today. Rap artist include LL Cool J, NWA, Salt ‘n Pepa, EPMD, Big Daddy Kane, Heavy D, Slick Rick, Queen Latifah, Kid n Play, Kwame, Kool Moe Dee, Naughty By Nature, MC Lyte, Chubb Rock, MC Hammer, Kool G Rap, Tribe Called Quest, Whodini and others had to have dancers like Saleema, Trinee, Kim J, Venus, Erin, Radiyah, Big Lez, Jossie, Shaik, IBM Dancers, Jennifer Melchor, Boogaloo Shrimp, Ali Shabazz & The Soul Brothers, Phendi, Scoob Lover, Shawn Bailey, Leg One & Two, Shane, Latisha, Tyrone Proctor, Auti Angel, Donielle, Carolyn, Darrin Henson, Aphro, Portia, Flex, I.O.U Dancers, Joyce Van Hook, Oliver, Omar, Cliff Love, Kiam, Doc Ice, Stevio, G Whiz, Goofy, Mr. Swoopster, Str8 Ahead, Heart & Soul, Carrie Ann Inaba and more as they share their remarkable stories and success in entertainment. Interviews with recording artist like Salt (Salt ‘n Pepa), Kid (Kid ‘n Play), Bell, Biv, Devoe, MC Lyte, Sisqo, Omarion and more talk about the dancer’s value and priceless influence.
AND iDANCED sheds light on the issue of women’s roles and image in Hip Hop today. From girls with big dreams to women that helped put a culture on the map! Now they’re successful Parents, Entrepreneurs, Producers, Writers, Community Leaders, Teachers who can proudly say “AND iDANCED.”
Run Time: 114 minutes
Starring: Leslie “Big Lez” Segar, Flex Alexander, Jennifer Farris Melchor, Chris Mathis, Earl Wright
Produced by: Cheryl James, Shane Johnson Bob, Donielle Artese
Executive Producer: Christopher Martin