When Highbrow Met Diplo: Alvin Ailey Dancers Bust It to “Express Yourself”
What happens when one of the most prestigious ballet schools in the world (Alvin Ailey) is introduced to one of the hottest DJ’s (Diplo) music?
The classically trained dancers bust a move, of course! Vice thought is would be an interesting experiment to give the Alvin Ailey company a listen to Diplo’s latest tune, “Express Yourself.”
Turns out Diplo’s audio finessing can turn even a group of prima ballerinas into happy, bouncing EDM fans.