Author Archives: T Pratt

T Pratt

About T Pratt

Holding it down for the Steppin community since 2006.

Don Vic Hosts Annual Steppers Picnic

Don Vic hosted his annual picnic in Washington Park and tons of Steppers flooded the park to take in the beautiful weather, good music, and good food. DJ Dan from WZON Radio filled the park with great Steppin music, and…

Jidenna “Chief Don’t Run”

I put this new Jidenna track on a mix I made for my weekend road trips and thought, “Hmmm … I could Step to this.” It’s a bit fast but nothing a new skooler couldn’t go to work on. The…

Cruising the Ohio River with Cincinnati Elegant Steppers

ChiStepper made its way down to Cincinnati this past Friday for the All White Boat Cruise, co-hosted by the Cincinnati Elegant Steppers founder, Darryl Bourne. The sold-out cruise made its way down the Ohio River as Steppers danced on the…

Steppers Mourn Loss of L. A. Icon Divita Dutton

The Steppin world lost another angel as California’s Divita Dutton transitioned late last weekend from cancer related health complications. Davita was a staple in the Los Angeles Steppin community having been instrumental in hosting L. A’.s “Steppin 4 A Dream”…

Milwaukee’s Largest Contest Recap

MSBU hosted the 12th Annual Milwaukee’s Largest Steppers Contest last night, where a host of Steppers came out to cheer on 8 couples in the Original Old Skool and Original New Skool categories. The winners in the New Skool Category…

Sonji Stewart Launches “The 8 Count Life”

Steppers can now get an east coast perspective on Steppin, as freshly minted blogger Sonji Stewart shares her thoughts on Chicago Steppin from the perspective of someone who lives outside of Chicago. Sonji’s new blog “The 8 Count Life” launched…

T. W. Manson Hosts Major Dance Challenge In Georgia

T. W., you’re hosting a big dance competition in Georgia September, 24th featuring a lot of different styles. How did this idea come about? First and foremost Terrance, thank you for the opportunity to interview with ChiSteppers. The iN10se Dance…

Marvin White Discusses Beating Cancer with Diet

Marvin, how long have you been Steppin? Wassup T. Pratt! I wanna thank you for the opportunity to reach out to one of my most endearing and loved group of family and friends!  I’ve been Steppin 29 years, ever since…

Christine Carter talks Clothes, Cash, and Kids

Christine, a lot of the Steppers will know you for your dancing. I’m sure many, like myself, didn’t know you know were a businesswoman as well. Who did you get your entrepreneurial gene from? It all came from my mother….

Upscale Steppin in Orlando this weekend

Steppin communities around the nation are growing so fast it’s hard to keep up. I can’t say I’m very familiar with the Orlando dance community. About how many Steppers would you say are in Orlando? Approximately 200. How were you…