Bboy, Actor, Musician and Entrepreneur Joel “Bboy Soul” Kigwila who currently resides in Atlanta with his family from Tanzania. His clothing business, Soulven is a brand for people who want to be leaders and stand out from the masses. Therefore the companies ambition must go the extra mile for loyal customers and supporters. All the materials are currently hand picked, designed, and hand sewn 10,000 miles away in Tanzania.
Bboy Juice joins us from Augusta, GA (Home of James Brown) and discuses his journey into becoming a bboy. He speaks of surviving several difficult moments in his life by focusing on hip hop and dance. We learn about his family and we all smile when he speaks of his wife with so much love and adoration. His love for dance and self improvement shows in everything he speaks on. BBoy Juice is the founding father of the Twisted Elementz Krew and a member of MouthFullOfAnts Crew
Jonathan Blair, better known as IQ The Infamous is a professional DJ, bboy (breakdancer), and music producer based out of Atlanta, GA. IQ is also a founding member of a crew called Hip-Hop Monks, established in 2015. Hip-Hop Monks is a collective of bboys, DJs, MC’s and graffiti writers with members in both Atlanta and Los Angeles.
Greg Burnham is a writer and hip hop documentarian that we first met years ago when he was hosting local break dancing events, filming cyphers, and running multiple vendor booths with his Stay Battlin’ brand. He has reasled several children’s books and also comics with artist Marcus Williams. Greg has co hosted several Marvel Movie Premiers in Atlanta, GA which further bridges the gaps between the local hip hop culture and the comic book culture. You can find Greg at comic cons all around the USA with the same humbling smile.
Emmitt “YeenSeen” Robinson III is an artist who specializes in customizing sneakers. He has been practicng art his entire life and tells the story of his early beginnings in this episode of the supadopefresh Podcast. He recalls winning a D.A.R.E. poster contest that came with a trip to Michael Jackson’s Neverland Ranch as well as designing T-Shirt’s for Atlanta’s infamous Freaknic Celebration in the mid 90s. Since then he has used art to build relationships across his home town and state even designed football cleats for the youth that he coaches.
Lonnie Jackson obtained his bachelors degree in business administration in 2011 from shorter university and obtained three master degrees in international business from Georgia State University, Coppead University (Brazil) and Sorbonne university (Paris) 2013. Lonnie’s international education has helped him travel the world consulting fortune 500 businesses such as Lenovo, AGCO, DHL and IHG in efficiency and sustainability. Lonnie is a results-oriented senior project manager and business analyst, with 10 years of management and development experience, who believes in planning and efficiency.
Kydsonx is known as a Power B-Boy. He is an Interactive Entertainer performing with the Mixed Motionz Crew who is a team of bboys/dancers that perform with high intense routines. Their goal is to inspire the youth and present true art. Kydsonx can be seen around the world at hip hop and EDM festivals. Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic he performed with the Atlanta Hawks and the Atlanta Braves as part of the ATL Breakers.
Angelo T. Robinson is an interdisciplinary artist who lives and works out of Senoia, GA. A self-taught artist, he joined the US Navy in 1992, where he served ten years active duty and four years in the Naval Reserves as a Seabee. Traveling to locales such as Italy, Spain, Turkey, Greece, Africa, France, Cuba, Puerto Rico, Egypt, the Virgin Islands, Israel and the United Arab Emirates greatly influenced Angelo’s approach to art. The vibrancy, diverse richness and simple beauty of the cultures he experienced are shown throughout his work.