Leida “Lady Sol” Villegas

Leida “Lady Sol” Villegas

Leida “Lady Sol” Villegas-Garcia is a street dance professional from Chicago who is recognized globally as a dance manager, choreographer, and youth arts educator.  Lady Sol’s credits include work on MTV, BET, UPN, NBC, TBS and WGN, alongside  super-stars Busta Rhymes, Wyclef Jean,  Cedric the Entertainer, Ellen, & Heavy D.  Lady Sol’s career highlights include the Management & Creative Direction of Chicago’s now internationally recognized, FootworKINGz.  Lady Sol is also co-founding member of Kuumba Lynx, a Chicago based non-profit arts organization that empowers young people through the cultivation of Hip-Hop arts. She actively develops and teaches dance programs in Chicago for Kuumba Lynx, Urban Gateways and After School Matters.  “Young people motivate me and I would like the end result of all my efforts to focus on empowering urban youth,” says the passionate Latina.

Rhymes: LL Cool J “I Need Love,” Heavy D & The Boyz “Now That We Found Love,” and the Fugees “Killing Me Softly”

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More Info on Lady Sol:

The FootworKINGz Website

Lady Sol’s Profile on Urban Gateways

Kuumba Lynx

Songs from this Interview:

LL Cool J “I Need Love”

Public Enemy “Fight The Power”

Lalah Hathaway “Baby Don’t Cry”

Cajmere “Horny”

Janet Jackson “Rhythm Nation”

Heavy D & The Boyz “Now That We Found Love”

De La Soul “Me, Myself, and I”

Patra “Pull Up To My Bumper”

Zhigge “Toss It Up”

The Fugees “Vocab”

Wyclef Jean “Killer MC”

Poor Righteous Teachers ft the Fugees “Allies”

The Fugees “Killing Me Softly”

R. Kelly “Summer Bunnies (BIGR Remix)”

LL Cool J “Goin’ Back to Cali”

Chris Brown “Deuces”

Wyclef Jean “Guantanamera”

Flipmode Squad “Everybody on the Line Outside”

Flipmode Squad “Cha Cha Cha”

The Notorious B.I.G. “Goin’ Back to Cali”

Dude N Dem “Watch My Feet”

Kanye West “The New Workout Plan”

Cajmere “Percolator”

DJ Slugo “Chicago Juke”

DJ Rashad “Juke Dat”

Madonna “Celebration”

BBU “Chi Don’t Dance”