Kentrell Newton is going to be bringing his unique blend of southern Swagger and isolations to the Coast to Coast Workshop! APRIL 1ST! Be there!!!
Originally from Greensboro, NC, Kentell Newton been dancing
for many years, but started very late. At a very young age he discovered
dance watching videos of Michael Jackson and Usher. Through watching a
lot of dance videos, he tried to mimic alot of them but knew it wasn’t
enough. It wasn’t until Kentrell got to college and was introduced to B-
Boying by some friends. The world famous Breakin’ Movie was the among
the first real dance movies to help influence his dance skills. When Kentrell
was 19, he joined a college dance team called Couture Productions and a
team called 102 Jamz(local radio station) dancers. During his time with
those teams, he had performed and helped choreograph numerous events
including North Carolina A&T State University homecoming and Super Jam
Concerts. Kentrell has performed his hip hop styles from Atlanta all the way
to Shanghai, China. He has worked with artists such as T-Pain, Roscoe
Dash, B5, Myxx, Cherish, Young Marquis and Gospel Artist Letita Martin.
During his professional career, he joined Swagger Crew in late 2007.
Swagger Crew was recently on Season 5 of MTV’s America’s Best Dance
Crew. Currently, he travels the nation doing choreography and teaching
master classes, workshops, and conventions in Hip Hop. He also teaches at
his home studio, people of all ages at Dancers Edge based out of
Kernersville and Winston-Salem, NC.
Check out his throw back piece!!
Kentrell Newton – Onyx “Slam”