In 2006 she participated the first Dancehall Queen Competition in her hometown Nürnberg, Germany. Her first Crew “Badda Gyalore” was founded and from 2007 to 2009 they had various Shows at Dancehall Parties and Festivals (Summerjam, Bangarang) with different Artists all over Germany and in Austria.
When Swaggi Maggi moved to Berlin in 2009 she started to dance with a new crew called “DiW!NE”. Today she is dancing with different dancers as “Primetime Danzas” at Festivals and Events (Summerjam, Reggaejam…). They entertain with many different kind of shows and work on spreading the Dancehall moves in Berlin/Germany and Europe.
In May 2009 she started her own Dance Class and now she is teaching 8 times a week in different dance schools in Berlin.
In Novemeber 2010 Swaggi Maggi won the title of the Official German Dancehallqueen 2010/2011. She is promoting Jamaican Dancehall not only in Germany but all over Europe, where she is booked for Workshops and Shows (Poland, Belgium, Italy, Spain, France, Austria, Slovenia).
Her focus is on authentic Dance Moves created by Jamaican Dancers!
Since 2011 Swaggi Maggi travels to Jamaica regularly to increase her knowledge of Dancehall Steps – learning about Old School Steps as well as the latest hype Dance Moves from the Island.
She studied at Edna Manley College of the Visual Arts (School of Dance) in Kingston, Jamaica where she extended her education in Caribbean traditional dance and culture. Today she is recognized as a Dancehall Dancer in Jamaica and booked for video shoots, parties and stage shows as a member of DanceJa Team.
Maggi is the founder of Top Up Production and since 2012, she has been organizing Dancehall Workshops with Jamaican Dancers in Germany including Latonya Style, Andre Cosmic and Sri-Lanka. Since mid 2013 Maggi works as Tour Manager for Jamaican Dancehall Dancers in Europe in partnership with DanceJA.
Dancehall is what she loves and what she lives for – TOP UP!!!
Dance Moves Created:
Swaggitude, Shy Gyal, Party Shot, TopUp, Yuh so Nice, Nuh Dirt, Heart Affair
Swaggi Maggi danced for Artists like:
Mavado, Elephant Man, Busy Signal, TOK, Richie Stephens, Khago, Voicemail, Kiprich, RDX, Shaka Pow, Million Stylez, Ishawna, Maximus Dan, Heckert Empire, Tippa Irie, Gmac …
Shaka Pow feat. Swaggi Maggi – “Top Up”
Khago – “Pretty Wine”