Bradley Lane Illuminated Artists
2019 Artist Line-up with more to be announced...
DJ Wil.K The Baddist
Wil.K is a top ranked Australasian scratch and trick mix DJ and is 4 x Queensland State DMC Champion.
He is a multi-award winning and internationally recognised DJ Turntablist with over 15 years experience playing in clubs and festivals across NZ and Australia.
Wil.K has recently returned home and teaches workshop at Te Oro, excited to share his love for music and knowledge in the DJ industry with the youth of Glen Innes.
FB, IG and Twitter: @wilkthebaddist
King Homeboy (Te Āti Awa) is a member of ‘Olmecha Supreme’and is the Guiness World Record holder for longest beatbox marathon (36 hours).
He is also 6 times NZ beatbox champion & represented NZ twice at the World Beatbox Championships.
Te Oro Breakers & Friends
Taups (Taupuhi Toki) and Dianamite (Diana Hu) have been teaching the Bboy/Bgirl class at Te Oro since 2015. This year they will present an exciting performance that includes their students alongside some of NZ's top breakers.
Taups has been Bboying since the 90's and has taken part in breakdancing battles both as a competitor and judge. He also leads InStance Movement and has worked with groups such as BreaksNZ and Mika Haka Foundation.
Dianamite practices the style of popping, boogaloo, and breaking. She also runs breakdancing jams and events within the community. She is a member of the New Zealand funk styles crew Boogiehood Connection, breaking crew Instance Movement and female Hip Hop crew 3K Calibre.
Te Āmiorangi Hōtaka Rangatahi is a marae based Youth Program.
Through the paepae of Ruapōtaka Marae, Te Āmiorangi helps rangatahi to ignite their potential creating a narrative of self determination and change that will support their future pathway.
Jandel J & the Funky Friends
Jandel J & the Funky Friends create a mix of dance, comedic & fun-filled theatre shows for children and family. They strive to connect their audience to the endearing and heartfelt stories and journeys of the characters lovingly brought to life in the shows.
The group founded by Justin Haiu alongside his wife Renee, formed by a collective of Pasifika male Artists; many whom have come through the Pacific Institute of Performing Arts (PIPA) and the Unitec performing arts program.
The performers have a mixed background of dance and drama supported by a love for singing and playful antics.
Justin is a co-founding member of - The White Face Crew, and the others performers have been part of them too.