Adedamah "Nugget" Orisagbemi (25)
Reggie "O.G. Pauz" Gilmore (26)
Marty McFly (24)
Punchline King (23)
Corey "Gutta Love" Batts (25)
Ringmasters offers a style America's Best Dance Crew hasn't seen before: flexing and contortionism. They claim to be the "best in Brooklyn," putting on a show filled with props, theatrics and magic tricks.
Friends since high school, the members of the crew have never taken a single dance class and pride themselves on being straight from the streets, preferring to battle on corners or in any open space they can get their feet on. And with moves like "bone breaking," "pauzing" and "glytching," it's no wonder they've won competitions all over New York City, including one hosted by BET's 106 & Park.
"I enjoy dancing because that's the only thing that make me feel alive," says Ringmasters leader Nugget. "It's like, when a beat come on, I can't help myself. I become more than a dancer. I feel super-human."
With music from Kanye West, Beyonce, Kardinal Offishal, T.I., Rihanna, Evanescence, The Game and Lil Wayne propelling their favorite moves, Ringmasters likes to move to the sounds of the street, but aren't afraid to mix it up a bit to keep audiences on their toes.
In considering their chances of coming out on top of this season's America's Best Dance Crew competition, the members of Ringmasters think they've got what it takes. "We're bringing a style to the world no one has but Brooklyn," says O.G. Pauz. "It's uniqueness and creativity will take us above and beyond." Adds Spyda, "It's non-stop, jaw-dropping, explosive entertainment."