Author Archives: T Pratt

T Pratt

About T Pratt

Holding it down for the Steppin community since 2006.

Darice Goodwin’s Scary Fight With Cancer

Darice, where to start?  You’ve been on a journey the last couple years.  Last I remembered you were winning dance contests with Swan and dancing pretty regularly.  Then I remember you having a little one and totally disappearing.  Next time…

DJ Shorty Smooth Launches New Mobile App

The simplest thing why to classify Shorty Smooth would be to simply call him a DJ.  If you’ve paid any attention to his accession through the ranks of Steppin however, you’ll find that he’s so much more.   How many of…

Shuwn Hayes Talks Dropping Over 100 Pounds

It’s the New Year and around this time the gym is full of people who have made resolutions to get in shape. Sometime around February most of them have fallen off the wagon and returned to sedentary lifestyles and unhealthy…

Damita Collins Homegoing Services

Homegoing services for our dear friend Damita Collins are listed as below. Damita Collins Homegoing Services Tuesday, January 13, 2015 Thriedstone Baptist Church 1415 W 104th St 11:00 – 12:00 Wake 12:00 – 1:00 Funeral Repass at Mr. G’s On 87th…

Tyk Myn: Classic Footwork On Fleek

It’s Throwback Thursday and what better way to kick of the day off than some classic footwork by the Tykster, who works out with Sabrina “DJ Lady C” Cochran at The Dating Game in 2001!  For years I’ve been trying…

Q’s Top 5 Dance Partner’s

While we had Q Wilson on the phone, we couldn’t resist asking who her Top 5 favorite people to Step with were.  Check out the list, and please excuse Cheryl Sykes photo bomb in the background (lol) … Q’s Top…

Ed Donaldson Survives 30 Car Pile Up

ChiStepper chats with 2014 Trio Winner Ed Donaldson about his recent 30 car pile up while following fellow 2014 Trio Winner Sherry Gordon on a Detroit Expressway.   See what happened and how he escaped the vehicle. First and foremost,…

Remembering Steppers Legend Damita Collins

News travels fast in the Steppin community, so it is no secret that we lost our dear sister Damita Collins last night at 9:45pm to a domestic dispute.  Damita was a friend of mine – someone that I talked to…

MAJESTIC GENTS & VIP NYE 2015

The Majestic Gents and VIP Productions came together for another stellar New Year’s Eve party at the Tinley Park Convention Center.  Hundreds of Steppers showed up dressed to the 9’s ready to bring the New Year in in style.  We…

Candace’s Top 5 Steppin DJ’s

Flint Michigan’s Heavy Hittin’ Stepper Candace Hinton lists her Top 5 DJ’s in order … 1.  DJ Shorty Smooth 2.  DJ Raven 3.  DJ Mellow Khris 4.  DJ Amy (Lansing Michigan) 5.  DJ Calvin