Press Release - Office of College Advancement
Friday, July 18, 2008
Office of College Advancement
For Immediate Release:
M-TV’s “Kool Raul” of Supreme Soul DJs High School B-Boy Battle at Ohlone
Fremont, CA—America’s Best Dance Crew member Kool Raul, also known as RJ Navalta, of Supreme Soul is also a former Ohlone College student. He’s taking a few hours out of his hectic recording schedule to DJ the high school B-Boy dance crew preliminaries tonight as part of All The Way Live, the Bay Area Street Dance Festival coming to Ohlone this Fall.
RJ is a member of dance crew Supreme Soul, made up of Bay Area dancers, that are competing on M-TV’s America’s Best Dance Crew. The show, which attracts 7.9 million viewers each week, pits break dance crews from around the country against each other in a heart-thumping competition aired on Thursday nights. Viewers have from the end of the show until 6am the following morning to vote for their favorite bands. The two teams with the lowest votes face elimination at the end of the next week’s show, depending on the judges’ final decision. Supreme Soul has made the cut to the final five, halfway to the finals.
Crew member RJ, who also dances in Ohlone dance crew Beatz N Pieces, traveled to China last year to perform in several cities, including Shanghai and Beijing. Other members of Beatz N Pieces crew serve as judges of tonight’s event.
Tonight’s preliminary competition will select the top eight high school dance crews to compete for $300 in the Finals, which are held at All the Way Live’s two-day event September 12 and 13, 2008.
- All the Way Live High School B-Boy Battle
- DJ: Kool Raul of Supreme Soul
- Admission: $10 public, $5 with student ID
- Time: 7:00pm - 10:00pm
- Ohlone College Amphitheater