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Sisters Are Getting It By Themselves: Solange And Beyonce Dance To New Orleans Bounce Music

February 13th, 2013 - By Veronica Wells
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There is nothing like some bounce music to get you in the mood to shake something. So DJ Solange knew that’s what she needed to play at the after party for the premiere of Beyonce’s new documentary, “Life Is But A Dream.” The two did a little two step, Solange putting more back into it of course, behind the DJ booth. Loving the sister moment and the sway of Solange’s fro is giving me all the life.

And in case you’re like me and must know the name of that song, it’s “Get It Ready, Ready” by DJ Jubilee. Check it out.


Sissy Bounce Transgressing All Kinds of Boundaries

July 15th, 2011 - By TheEditor
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(The Root) — At an inner-city Houston dance hall in an area of town where warehouses and empty lots dominate, a swift, revolving bassline drops. On cue, bodies bend nearly perpendicular, convulsing. “Toot, toot, toot it in the air,” roars through the speakers. Posteriors spiral, following the command to get lower, shake faster, show off. “Sissy bounce,” hip-hop’s most outwardly gay cousin, commands any and all to do its bidding. It’s hard to escape the carnality of its mercilessly electric beat.  It’s a scene that’s playing out around the country. Sissy bounce, the audaciously queer brethren to New Orleans bounce, is a phenomenon whose unique call-and-response, raw dance moves and unadulterated bravado create an untiring energy that is hypnotic. It’s made its way from the clubs of the 9th Ward and the unruly French Quarter to the typically heterosexual scene at Vancouver’s Post Modern Dance Bar and Washington, D.C.’s 9:30 Club.

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