AntBoogie who hails from the inner city streets of Brooklyn, NY, has been dancing and choreographing professionally for over 10years, just recently wrapping up the second leg of the Queen of Pop, Madonna’s, Sticky and Sweet Tour. He is no stranger to the stage or sold-out arena’s, since he has been touring the country and world before even getting his highschool degree, from the “FAME” school, the world renowned, Fiorella La Guardia High School of the Performing Arts.
His first job was through “Making the Band” choreographer Laurie Ann Gibson, and is a member of the world-famous dance crew, “The Amount Boyz”.
The AmountBoyz are the premiere group of the 21st century, successors to the world famous “RockSteady Crew” as not only a ground breaking and well respected group in New York City, but also throughout the entertainment industry. Years before the commercial inception of the “dance crew” and MTV’s America’s Best Dance Crew TV series, The Amount Boyz were regularly featured on National Television via BET’s 106 and Park. The group was initially formed in New York City in 1996 at Fiorello H. La Guardia high school, ” The Fame School,” and continued to expand from there. Their name “AmountBoyz” represents the collective diversity and varying degrees of talent that each member brings to the stage. Artist credits include : Madonna, Justin Bieber,Sade, Omarion, Keyshia Cole, Ryan Leslie, Toni Braxton, Jay- Z, P.Diddy, Black Eye Peas, etc. Film and Commercial credits include: “Justin Bieber: Never Say, Never”, STEP UP 1, 2, and 3, Stomp the Yard 1 and 2, Honey, Honey 2(forthcoming release), Dance Flick, HairSpray, DreamGirls, You Got Served, McDonald’s, Smirnoff, Jenny Craig, The crew isnt just limited to the dance industry, they are also actively solidifying themselves in the music and visual art industry, with 3 MC’s, a DJ, a R&B singer, and an Urban Graffiti artist.
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Ashani Mfuko is a Social Media Strategist, Digital Marketing Specialist, Award-Winning Blogger, and Professional Dancer. Ashani works with small businesses, corporations, & non-profit organizations as a Social Media Strategist and Digital Marketing Specialist. She creates results-driven, innovative social media strategies that are proven to increase your revenue and catapult your brand to expert status in your niche! She has an extensive track record of creating and implementing successful social media strategies for her clients.
She is also the Host and Executive Producer of the “Inside New York City Dance” television show on MNN, and is a proud wife and new mom.
Ashani has been featured in Dance Magazine, as a “Media Maven”, as well as in Dance Mogul magazine, Inside Woman magazine, & Dance Studio Life magazine, in addition to various dance blogs online. She is the author and creator of the, “Finance Your Dance: How To Turn Your Passion Into Profit“ e-book and workshop, and her dance blog won the Reader’s Choice, “Top Dance Business Blog” of the year award, two years in a row. She is a leader in the field of social media and digital marketing, and is highly sought after as a dance performer and dance teacher in the New York City dance community. Ashani is on staff at the Joffrey Ballet School in New York City, and teaches Advanced Jazz classes for their Jazz & Contemporary program & Ballet program.