Pinoy squads win big in international hip hop dance tilt
This is UPeepz’s second straight title after topping the competition last year. (Photo from HipHop International's Twitter account / @OfficialHHI)
Filipino dance crews UPeepz, Legit Status, and The Alliance all won big in the 2017 World Hip Hop Dance Championship held last August 7-12 in Phoenix Arizona.
University of the Philippines Diliman's UPeepz was crowned as champion in the Megacrew Division with a score of 8.33, while Legit Status won third place in the annual tilt after garnering 7.99 points.
This is UPeepz’s second straight title after topping the competition last year.
IN FIRST PLACE IN THE MEGACREW DIVISION— HipHop International (@OfficialHHI) August 13, 2017
UPeepz - Philippines pic.twitter.com/JMCQcWQlsb
IN THIRD PLACE IN THE MEGACREW DIVISION— HipHop International (@OfficialHHI) August 13, 2017
Legit Status - Philippines pic.twitter.com/JeKAiSWLDK
Sandwiched between the two Pinoy dance squads was Dominican Republic’s Da' Republik crew, who claimed second place with 8.08 points in the finals.
The Alliance, meanwhile, placed fifth after finishing with a score of 7.70.
The competition gathered over fourth thousand of the world’s best dancers from over 50 countries, including Brazil, China, France, Germany, Spain, and more.