Kendell ‘History’ Hinds, is a dancer/choreographer who was born and raised in Brooklyn, NY. His unique style of dance consists of Gliding, Popping, Waving, Tutting, Isolations, and Advanced Body Movement.

Aside from dancing, History has recently expanded his skills to acting and modeling. History began his dance career through the exploration of his Caribbean roots. Dancehall has had a large influence on his style as a dancer and performer. History has choreographed dancehall for many years and currently teaches classes both individually and with his group Blackgold. He and his fellow group members have had the opportunity to perform with various artists including Dancehall veterans Mr. Vegas and Mr. Lexx.

While History is always striving to diversify his skills, his passion for Dancehall remains consistent. In addition to his work with Dancehall, History has a wealth of experience dancing and choreographing Hip-Hop. History’s credits include working with artists such as Kat de Luna, Wisin’ Y Yandell, Bob Dylan, Sophia Fresh, Eve, Sean Paul, Katy Perry, Lil’ Kim, Nicki Minaj, and Rihanna, among others.

History has toured with the show 50 Shades! The Musical and with Feliciano Dance Company, which had a successful tour in Europe and Japan with the shows The Movement – A Theatrical Experience and Electric City. He has also had a variety of other exciting performance opportunities such as two skits on Saturday Night Live and a speaking role on Law & Order: SVU. History is also proud to be a cast member of the hit off Broadway show Fuerza Bruta.

History’s love for self-expression led him toward pursuing a career in other fields of entertainment. He has worked on a number of commercial and television projects including Sesame Street, Nintendo Wii and a Macy’s commercial featuring Martha Stewart. History recognizes that his talents as a dancer/performer are gifts that are to be shared with the world. He considers this when making career choices and feels lucky to be a part of work he can be proud of. Check out more about History and keep up with him at

Kendell Hinds' Dancehall Class Choreography at BDC

Kendell Hinds' Solo Choreography