MAURIZIO the NEXT ONE
Widely considered a Bboy legend, The NextOne a.k.a. The Dreamer (born Maurizio Cannavò) is a Hip Hop pioneer in Italy. Not only has he been dancing as a Bboy for over 30 years but he is also a world renowned DJ and music producer. In the B-Boy world, NextOne is credited for the creation of many dance moves such as "Power Footworks" and "Space Flow." In the 90's he became a member of the legendary "Rock Steady Crew" and toured with the first HipHop Musical world tour entitled "Jam On The Groove." To this day, his contributions and dedication for the art form is widely recognized and respected worldwide.
NextOne is a serious record collector with an extensive collection that boasts over 20,000 original vinyl records. He has also produced beats for many different artists and musicians as well as performed & collaborated with legends such as: Rakim, Gangstarr, Guru’s Jazzmatazz, Afrika Bambaataa & Kool Dj Herc, Donald Dee, Grand Master Caz (Cold Crush Brothers), Grand Mixer DST, ?uest Love, Rahzel & Scratch (the Roots), Common, Tony Touch & Cocoa Brovaz, Das Efx, Maseo (De la Soul), Alliance Etnik, Mc Solar, Smooth da Hustler & Nexx Level Click, Group Home, Chief Rocker Busy Bee, Ali Shaheed Muhammad (ATCQ), Erick Sermon and many others.
Due to his contributions to these art forms his name has had credits in many books and documentaries and he continues to be invited to numerous Music and Bboy events to judge competitions, participate in panel discussions, hold workshops, and DJ for events.