we don’t need roads

Supported by Arts Council England, as part of SIN Cru’s 25th anniversary celebrations, Fly No Filter endeavoured to create a new piece of dance theatre.  Since reppin for the ladies in 1999, after ten years as a JNR Sinstar, two years on the eOTo scheme, and battling Ill Boogs for a spot in the Sinstars […]

positivity during hardship and uncertainty

the twenty five years of seeding, watering, weeding, raking, watering, deadheading, playing gentle choral music, whispering, watering and watering of SIN Cru to arrive at today has always been a team effort.  SIN Cru stands for Strength In Numbers, we are a product of Hip Hop culture, and as per, have our roots firmly earthed […]

thankyou thankyou and zimzimma

Urban SINfonie online festival is done.  Supreme thankyou to: all our virtual audiences, Linda’s fanclub, Ken Swift, Geo, Mr Margaret Scratcher, DJ Marshy, LadyBFine, Prone, Brad Baloo and Dom Search from The Nextmen, Sun Sun, Lil’Tim, Ed at Grounded UK, Sheku and Justice, Big South, No Half Stepping, Khagen and RascElle, Force 10, Positive Mindforce, […]

2 on 2 battle qualifiers

Urban SINfonie battle qualifications are now underway.  We are accepting submissions over Instagram.  There are three simple steps to submit: Click through to the Urban SINfonie event page and download one of our DJ’s prelim tracks for free Make a video to the track with your chosen 2 on 2 partner Upload your video to […]

urban SINfonie judge no. 1

Great pleasure to be able to release the news you have all been waiting for…  YESSSSSSSS making a return to the Urban SINfonie judges panel, is none other than Ken Swift.  Check out our dedicated Urban SINfonie page to read our spotlight on Ken, and to find out how to enter. Ken Swift will be […]

Urban SINfonie prelims are now OPEN

On the 18th and 19th July, SIN Cru will be hosting a digital festival chock-a-block with dance performances, workshops, archive footage, DJ showcases, live music sets, and SIN Cru’s first ever online 2 on 2 BBoy Battle. This year’s Urban SINfonie battle is happening via Instagram video submissions posted throughout the rest of June and […]

its not enough

#blackouttuesday but what now?  Its not enough to just say we need change, each and every one of us has a role to play and an action to take.  Yes, sign petitions, yes march and protest, donate to the funds, and support.  But ultimately, we must school ourselves and educate each other.  This change needs […]

participate digital

words and quandaries from Company Director and Learning and Participation Manager, James Therobot We have had to radically rethink all the learning and participation goals because of C19 and lock down.  We’ve had to radically rethink a lot of things, but learning and participation has been a big one.  How do you deliver classes to […]

BBC Four, May 18th

As part of our 25 year anniversary, we are celebrating the incredible individuals who are part of the SIN Cru family, and have helped shape, nurture, and build the organisation.  This week’s blog shouts out to Viv Perry aka Sinstars Bgirl Raquit.  Dance floors, to radio stations, TV studios, to location location, Viv is numero […]