Lil Shifterz receive Protea Colours

The Lil Shifterz.

The Lil Shifterz in their green and gold gear.

Local hip hop crew the Lil Shifterz is the first dance group in South Africa to receive official Protea colours in hip hop dance.

The crew received their green and gold blazers and ties at a ceremony last night (23 July) at the Ocean Sizzler Restaurant at Eden on the Bay.

Red hot dance talent: Kayla Henning.

Local talent: Kayla Henning.

The Lil Shifterz train at the Dance United School of Dance in Melkbosstrand. The crew’s members come from all over the Western Cape and include Melkbosstrand High School learner Kayla Henning.

The 7-man crew will be in Las Vegas from 6-13 August to compete in the World Hip Hop Championship Dance Final.