At the beginning of March, veteran choreographer Jaquel Knight launched a competition whereby dancers had to submit a 60 second video showcasing original choreography to a selected song. Videos were judged on style, groove & pocket, creativity and “plain litness”
The first place prize was a beats by dre pill, exclusive merchandise from Jaquel Knight Entertainment and a sit down with the main himself.
This year’s winner is Khalil Mcneil, who put together an insanely good routine to N*E*R*D’s song “Kites”. The dance video features tight and swaggy choreography with Khalil and fellow dancers dressed in colourful fits.
Check out the winning dance video below!
CLOSE UPS OF MY CHAMPIONSHIP ROUND submission for @jaquelknight #jkmarchmadness choreography contest 😁 had to put this together before I left to Jersey this weekend. This contest has been very challenging for me but has helped me grow as an overall dancer/choreographer and just creative person!! Just want to thank my studio and everyone that helped this happen. This wouldn’t have been possible without y’all #hiphop #dance #choreography #jaquelknight KITES – @pharrell @kendricklamar @miamatangi Choreography – @khalilmcneil Directed and Edited by @chrisbaterina Location – @sorealdancestudio