Episode #17 : Pionneering from New York to Japan with Brooklyn Terry.

Dancer, DJ Event Organizer/Promoter, Public Speaker, Commentator. Terry Wright aka "Brooklyn Terry" was born and raised in Brooklyn NYC.

Growing and living with the childhood stages and the golden era of hip hop at his doorstep he took in all of the sights and sounds and vibes. At the early age of 15 He began Clubbing and giving back to the culture through Dance.

He became one of the most well known dancers in the clubs during the Golden era of hip hop and House in NYC. He is the youngest member of the Crew #EliteForceCrew who are now known for creating the face of Hip Hop dance as we know it today. He went on to work and tour with such acts as Mariah Carey, Will Smith, Missy Elliot, Ricky Martin, Da Brat, Left Eye (of TLC) Just to name a few and now travels the world as a battle judge teacher and mentor to young dancers around the world. Terry at the age of 14 had already begun to Dj just for fun at a friend's house who lived in his building.

He had always been a bit of a music nerd and even though he did not become a professional dj until late in his career after he had moved to japan, his knowledge of music and experience in entertainment pushed him quickly to the forefront. First Playing at Street dance events around the world like “Juste debut” in Paris, “Street Dance Kemp” in Czech Republic, Step Ya Game Up NYC and playing at Famous parties In NYC (Funkbox NYC) and Tokyo. He decided to create his own parties in Tokyo. Terry started with his partner, London Musician Aroop Roy to create a party by the name of CULTURE.

CULTURE became “THE PARTY TO BE AT” in Tokyo from 2008-2010 when Terry had to go on tour again. After he returned from tour he partnered with DJ Sarasa and began to plan his 2nd party venture in Tokyo “Speakeasy”. Speakeasy is currently the most popular party in not just Tokyo but in JAPAN. Speakeasy has gone on to have performances by DJ Scratch, DJ Maseo (of De La Soul), DJ Spinna, DJ Skeme Richards (of Rocksteady Crew) and more.

Terry is consistently raising the bar as a Dancer, Dj and an organizer and feels if you are not raising the bar then you are holding the culture back.

Follow Brooklyn Terry on Social Medias !

    • https://www.instagram.com/brooklynterryef/ https://www.mixcloud.com/brooklynterry/

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