New School Popping



Issac, 27






To be one of the greatest dancers and choreographers on the planet.



J Dilla, Prepix street jam 2005, Prepix fantasy performance, Umin Japanese poppers and those around me at my classes and performances.


Issac, aka Turbo, felt drawn to the dance floor at the tender age of four, encouraged by his African dancer Mum and Reggae drummer Dad. But school bullying in later years led him to give up dancing, but after watching the film Breakdance when he was 14, Isaac was inspired to try different dance styles including street and hip-hop. Dance has been a part of his life ever since, believing “Music gives me questions, I give it answers.”

Issac’s career has been on turbo speed after coming second in the grand final of TV dance show Bump ‘n’ Grind in 2003/4. Since then, Issac left the bullies far behind and became accustomed to the dizzy heights of showbiz dancing.

His impressive credits include appearances in music videos for Madonna, Jamelia, Will Smith, Mis-teeq, Shaznay Lewis and has also been a backing dancer for Whitney Houston.

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