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Steppin LP Turns 55 in Style

Lawrence “Steppin LP” Parker celebrated his 55th birthday in style at The Dorchester Ballroom this past Saturday night. The layout was beautiful, and seeing that I missed Pete Frazier’s birthday party, it was the first time I’d ever seen the…

Strong Opening for Harlem Nights 2016

The 2016 Harlem Nights Steppers Ball is underway and Steppers from all over the nation descended on Long Beach for what is turning out to be an incredible weekend. DJ Shorty Smooth and DJ Mike kept the floor packed playing…

U+Me=We Taking Innovative Workshop to California

It’s been a great year for U+Me=We, as co-instructor Ed Donaldson is fresh off his victory in the Original New Skool Category of the World’s Largest Steppers Contest. He and co-captain Sherry Gordon have created an awesome brand that now…

Steppin Great Sue Watson Discusses Lil Alfred and more

I was dancing at Donnie Davis’ class and in walks Sue Watson. Sue saw me struggling with a move that was pretty basic for her and she spent about 30 minutes helping me learn it. Whenever we get a chance…

Herb Kent’s Weekend Replacements Announced

V103 just released information on Herb Kent’s weekend replacement. Get the details below … Moving forward, V103 will maintain Herb’s legacy of “Old School & Dusties” on Saturday mornings and Sunday afternoons.  Effective, Saturday, November 5th, Troi Tyler will host…

Radio Legend Herb Kent Passes at 88

Legendary radio host Herb Kent passed Saturday night at 88 year’s old. The Hall of Fame radio personality’s career spanned 70 years, and ABC 7 recalled him hosting a program for Stevie Wonder and Dr. Martin Luther King on his…

Harlem Nights on the Queen Mary

With the Harlem Nights Steppers Ball being less than 1 month away, let’s take a sneak peek into one of my favorite highlights from the weekend. The Sunday party on November 13th, 2016 will be hosted on the Queen Mary, a…

Dre and Company’s Denise Porche Passes

On behalf of ChiStepper.com and Dre and Company, we want to send our condolences to Al Porche on the loss of his wife, Denise Porche. Al, an IT specialist and music connoisseur was part of the original Dre and Company…

Inside the mind of 2016 WLSC Winner Amanda Anderson

You and Ed really had to dance a perfect dance to win that night and you did. What kind of pressure did you feel to execute both your dance and your tricks flawlessly? No pressure. I wasn’t given the spirit…