Christopher “Maddog” Thomas

Maddog

Christopher “Maddog” Thomas is an extremely motivated dancer and youth mentor. Born and raised in Chicago’s Algeld Gardens project homes he was inspired to dance at age 5 by artists such as Micheal Jackson and New Edition. Throughout his youth, he danced with local groups K-Phi 9, House Arrest II, and Second II None. Chris later joined King Charles’ footwork battle clique, Creation and in 2007 became a member of the FootworKINGz for their appearance on Ellen’s Really Big Show in Las Vegas. Maddog was also the official spokesperson for FWK during their appearance on “America’s Got Talent.”  In 2007, Christopher joined Kuumba Lynx (KL) and KL has mentored and influenced Christopher’s teaching methods and he has become one of the organizations most sought after teaching artists. 

Rhymes: Michael Jackson “Thriller”, Guy “I Like”, and Drake ft. Trey Songz “Successful”

Reasons:

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[audio https://archive.org/download/RhymesReasons-ChristophermaddogThomas/RhymesReasons-MadDog.mp3]

More Info on Maddog:

Footworkingz

Kuumba Lynx

Songs from this Interview:

Tray from Block 1 “G Life”

Michael Jackson “Thriller”

Michael Jackson “Beat It”

Luke “I Wanna Rock (Doo Doo Brown)”

Guy “I Like”

R. Kelly “Honey Love”

Jodeci “Come and Talk to Me”

Busta Rhymes ft. Janet Jackson “What’s It Gonna Be?”

Dru Hill “Somebody’s Sleeping in My Bed”

DJ Spinn “Bounce ‘N Break Yo Back”

Jay-Z ft. DMX “Money, Cash, Hoes”

BIG K.R.I.T. “Hometown Hero”

Shekinah Glory Ministry “Yes”

DJ Gantman “Come On Let’s Juke”

Dude ‘N Nem “Watch My Feet”

Chris Brown “Run It”

Busta Rhymes “Touch It”

Drake ft. Trey Songz “Successful”

Jacinda Bullie

Jacinda Bullie

An activist by temperament, sixteen years ago with the idea to use “Edutainement” (KRS1) as a tool to inspire activism and collective healing”, Jacinda Bullie co founded Kuumba Lynx (KL) and is a wife and mother of three young warriors.

Rhymes: Roxanne Shante “Roxanne’s Revenge,” Method Man ft. Mary J. Blige “All I Need”

Reasons:

Click here to download Jacinda’s interview

[audio https://archive.org/download/RhymesReasons-JacindaBullie/RhymesReasons-JacindaBullie.mp3]

More Info on Jacinda:

Kuumba Lynx

@JacindaBullie

Facebook

Songs from this Interview:

Roxanne Shante “Roxanne’s Revenge”

Doug E. Fresh and Biz Markie Beatboxing

Doug E. Fresh “Where Da Party At?”

Gang Starr “Tonz ‘O’ Gunz”

Jungle Brothers “I’ll House You”

Paris “The Devil Made Me Do It”

Poor Righteous Teachers “Shakiyla”

Ice T “New Jack Hustle”

Boogie Down Productions “Love’s Gonna Get’cha”

Boogie Down Productions “Why Is That”

FM Supreme ft Prince Talent “No Turning Back”

Common ft. D’Angelo “Geto Heaven Part II”

3rd Bass “Product of the Environment”

MC Juice “Sincerely”

Eric B. & Rakim “Don’t Sweat the Technique”

Poor Righteous Teachers “Holy Intellect”

Brand Nubian “Allah U Akbar”

Brother Ali “Shadows on the Sun”

Lupe Fiasco “American Terrorist”

Method Man ft. Mary J. Blige “All I Need”