La Roka solo photo credit -www.NayMarie.com
Group shot by Shiro at Rebel Minded Festival- with Janice and Deana
On Dec 21st I was interviewed alongside my Full Circle dance company members
by the NY Public Library Dance Division to speak about our journey From Street to the Stage".
Soon I will have the archival link to share with you all
so you can always have access to it.
On Januray 10th at 3pm EST we will have our second "Bgirl Support Group" to address the
safety issue in our community and find ways to prevent sexual harassment and assault in our
Breakin community. The Zoom link is:
If you need support please contact @thebgirlcypher
@protectnycdancers or @thedancesafe on Instagram
I am working with leaders of the Breakin community across the nation to
build a movement to reintroduce culture into the Breakin Scene. Please follow
@unitedhiphopvanguard Instagram account, next meeting is Jan 13th.
We just shot an interview with Bgirls Ntegrity and Mantis for the All The Ladies Say docu series
so please stay tuned for that as well. www.alltheladiessay.com
For daily updates check me out on Instagram @bgirlrokafella
Las Lollita's Bodega https://lolitasbodega.com/ is carrying my earrings now..
you can also check out all their other artesanal items !!
You can order my earrings below in the EXCLUSIVE Merchandise section..
ShiRoka Hoodies are only available in XL sizes
are on location at the
Wallworks Two shop in the Bronx.
YOU CAN PURCHASE MY LATEST DANCE TRACK "ONE DANCE/ROCK ON" ON BANDCAMP CLICK https://larokanyc.bandcamp.com/
Thank you Behind the Groove Records! Thank you DJ KS360 for producing it and Martin Carlos for the
BLACK LIVES MATTER.
I also add my voice to the BLM movement to demand racial equality.
My team and I have been working with generations of aspiring artists
to make the most out of our platforms to raise awareness about the
struggles of BIPOC communities city and nationwide.
Hip hop was always revolutionary placing Black and Brown
voices at the forefront regarding cultural and social expressions.
PLEASE STAY SAFE/HEALTHY AND CHECK IN WITH
THE ELDERS AND YOUTH OF YOUR COMMUNITY!
If you would like to show love and HELP me cope during this loss
of artistic work .. PLEASE reach out to me here.
I TRULY APPRECIATE ALL YOUR SUPPORT AT THIS TIME.
My PayPal is @LaRokaNYC or paypal.me/LaRokaNYC
You can book me for dance classes, Women in Hip hop dance discussions and
Thank you to all who have supported me thus far.
We will get thru this together!
Below is my ESPN profile interview click WATCH NOW
EXPERIENCE THE ETHOS AND TECHNIQUE OF THE CLASSIC HIP HOP DANCES STYLES EXPLORING ITS HISTORY, ROOTS AND PRESENT DAY STARS CARRYING THE TORCH.
I CHOREOGRAPHED A COLLABO WITH BODY PERCUSSION EXTRAORDINAIRE KEITH MIDDLETON FOR "RHYTHM IN MOTION" SHOW SNIPPETS OF WHICH SHOW UP IN THIS INTERVIEW FOR FRESH NEW YORKERS
I can bring an energetic culturally authentic vibe to your event as a soloist or with a DJ or with phenomenal dancers. I'm always excited to share my multi faceted journey in Hip hop as a woman with the world. As an active mentor in the dance community, I'm well connected to the underground artists who bring their fire to the stage. Are you interested in collaborating on a project? Send me a message, and I will be excited to build with you.