Chicago premiere screening followed by a Q+A and Dancehall Queen performance curated by Lady Sol feat. DHQ Jukeboxx, Jazleen, DHQ QueenV, and Ms Mighty.
Bruk Out! follows six outspoken and unique female dancers from around the globe as they overcome adversity to compete in the world’s biggest Dancehall Queen competition. Their obsession with the vibrant underbelly of Jamaican dance leads the women to conquer body issues, poverty, domestic abuse and the struggles of being a single mother, all while keeping their eyes on winning the biggest prize in Dancehall.
@LadySolpresents is the evolution of Leida “Lady Sol” Garcia, a globally recognized street dance professional, cultural ambassador, and educator. Lady Sol has been a part of the Dancehall community in the USA since the mid-90s and has worked with Jamaican music stars Damian Marley, The Cham, Mr Vegas, Lady Patra, Bounty Killer, Elephant Man, Ini Kamozi & Rayvon. Since relocating back to her home city Chicago (early 2000’s), she has been promoting, hosting, educating and helping to spread Jamaican dance culture in clubs, classrooms, dance fitness studios and festivals. As Co-Founder of Fiyah Fit, she encourages women to embrace their unique bodies and walk in confidence.