On Saturday, September 25, the first one-on-one street dance competition, Red Bull Dance Your Style, continued its 2021 iteration in Chicago and sang a local dancer Nimbus Child as a regional winner. The evening brought together the best dancers in the region at Thalia Hall. After 16 electrifying rounds of unforgettable 1:1 combat, hometown hero and hip-hop freestylist Nimbus Child was crowned the winner of the Red Bull Dance Your Style Chicago Qualifier and will proceed to the Red Bull Dance Your Style USA National Finals taking place in Washington, DC from Friday October 22nd to Saturday October 23rd.
Born and raised in Chicago, Derrick ‘Kid Nimbus’ Judkins only started dancing professionally 5 years ago. During this period, he taught professional dance workshops, participated in fashion shows and collaborated with Fortune 500 companies. After participating in World of Dance, he won his first participation. This is the first time he has won the Red Bull Dance Your Style. He represents the KangzKastle team.
On winning the contest, Kid Nimbus said, “The most important thing is to enjoy life and be happy. It’s all that matters. Big up to my KangzKastle crew.
The evening was hosted by a local choreographer/animator Bravemonk and DJ King Mary provided a spontaneous soundtrack of mainstream hits to timeless classics for the night. The public also enjoyed a showcase produced by local teams The Drumline and Dance Crew Bundle and The footwork of the time
The Red Bull Dance Your Style competition continues with additional regional qualifiers to follow in Los Angeles, Atlanta, Memphis and Miami before the The Red Bull BC One USA National Final, taking place in Washington DC One competitor will represent USA at Red Bull Dance Your Style The World Finals will take place in Johannesburg, South Africa, on December 4-5.