On Saturday 3rd of August we went busking in Exeter city centre to raise money for humanitarian work in Palestine. Like many people in the UK and the rest of the world we have been appalled by events in Gaza and want to show our support. The money raised will be going to Doctors Without […]
Thanks to funding from Arts Council England, our talented students in Exeter and surrounding areas have had the opportunity to train with DJ Renegade to really push their skills to the next level. Thank you to DJ renegade who travelled all the way from London every week for 6 weeks! Video coming soon.
26th April – Sam (Just 4 Funk) and Jake (Just 4 Funk/Beatbreakers) win Rockit revolution, Bournemouth.
On Friday 2nd May and Saturday 3rd May 2014, Doorstep Theatre will come to Devon to perform their piece Shame. Shame by John Berkavitch of Doorstep Theatre has already received great reviews, but it is of special significance to Just 4 Funk because one of our members is part of the show. Dean Reeve AKA BBoy Bugz […]
Usually the news section is about us dancing, but this time it’s about something else. Essential to any good Hip Hop event is good music, good dancing, and a good atmosphere. One of the main ingredients to getting a good atmosphere is having a great host. So it’s with much pride that we write that […]
DANCE BTEC WTIH BREAKDANCE: Do you have some students who need something a bit different to get inspired? We’re now qualified to offer BTEC Level One using Breaking (Breakdance)! We also offer an awesome joint breakdance/drama BTEC Level One course with Value Theatre (Exeter). This course is so awesome that it is guaranteed to engage […]
Here’s some of our class members performing in Exeter Princesshay in front of over a thousand people at Exeter Christmas lights switch on! Some of these guys have been breaking for over 2 years, some for less than 2 months. If you want to learn some of these skills or get us in to your […]
Check us out – it’s only 1 minute long! This video of Splinter and Rush (AKA Matt and Stephen) from Just 4 Funk was shot in 2010. It got lost for a while when we updated the website, but I just found it again and even though it’s 3 years old now I still […]
On 17th october 2013 Just 4 Funk performed as part of Hip Hop Psych at Mama Stones, Exeter Hip Hop Psych is a cutting-edge project to de-mystify and de-stigmatise mental health issues using Hip Hop, led by Dr Becky Inkster of Cambridge University and consultant psychiatrist Dr Akeem Sule from South Essex Partnership Trust Dr […]
A joint project between Attik Dance (Plymouth) and Matt from Just 4 Funk called “Attik Breaks” made the news recently. Check out the photos of some of the students below:
Suga Rush from Just 4 Funk makes top 8 in the UK BBoy Championships World Finals Veterans battles. That’s 8 out of 54 of the most experienced Bboys from all over the world! Get on Suga Rush!
This month, Matt was lucky enough to get to Sweden and practice with the famous BBoy Freeze from Ghost Crew and BBoy Poe1 from Style Elements. If you know anything about breakin’ then you know who they are – and if you don’t, look them up!
Bugz and Splinter AKA Dean and Matt from Just 4 Funk beat pairs from Plymouth, London and Exeter to win the breaking (breakdance) battles at Dance Showdown at Plymouth Life Centre. Thanks to Street Factory for a great event.
March 2013 Matt AKA Splinter from Just 4 Funk featured in 24/7 Magazine Above: Matt AKA Splinter on the front cover of 24/7 magazine! You can read the article online at the 24/7 website Thanks again toDanny T Photography Bristol for the great photos.
Feb 2013 Bboy Splinter AKA Matt from Just 4 Funk wins i.Battle, Plymouth Above: Matt AKA Splinter with trophy after battling some of the toughest bboys in the South West and beyond! Thanks to Chris Gilchrist from the Beat Breakers/Rhythm City Dance Studios (Plymouth) for organizing a great event.
So after years of people saying “you guys should go on TV!” we finally decided to do it. Sky 1 approached us a few months ago and invited us to go on their show Got to Dance. It sounded like fun (and the £250 000 prize didn’t sound bad either) so we said yes. […]
Nov 2012 Tuff Breaks 4 is the Tuffest Yet! Dancers travelled from Reading, London and even France to enter Tuff Breaks this time. And still, it was two BBoys from Devon that took the titles, showing that the South West is a force to be reckoned with. Well done to Ricoshea (Just4Funk) for taking the […]
March 2012 Matt and Jamie AKA Splinter and J-Raff from Just 4 Funk win Battle Stations 2 on 2, Plymouth. Above: Matt and Jamie with trophies.
December 2011 Matt AKA Splinter from Just 4 Funk wins Festive Fresh 2011, Bath. Third year in a row! Splinter and Mez, one of the Festive Fresh organizers. Splinter and LeeBee (Scarecrows) after a tough final!
November 2011 Just 4 Funk and class members Mint Styles perform at Exeter Princesshay late night shopping opening. Above: BBoys Crazy Dave, Ollie, Splinter, Rich, Rockstar Pete and Cheeky Charlie.