Dancers. Cheerleaders. Divas.
The Prancing Elites -- an all-male competitive dance team
hailing from Mobile, Ala. -- are everything and more.
Known for storming the bleachers with their J-Setting dance
moves at college basketball and football games, the group became a viral
sensation when videos of their performances hit YouTube. They even found a fan
in Shaquille O’Neal, who said “these dudes b
Now the team is documenting all their dancing and
drama in a new reality series, The Prancing Elites
Project, premiering on Oxygen on Wednesday, April 22. The show will
give fans a closer look at the five members -- Adrian Clemons, Jerel Maddox,
Kareem Davis, Kentrell Collins, and Timothy Smith -- as they attempt to become
more than a viral sensation and break down barriers and stereotypes that come
with being a queer, black dance team from the deep south.
ETonline has an exclusive look at the premiere, which shows
the obstacles often faced by the group. Unable to walk in a local parade, the
Prancing Elites find a way to still participate.
These divas will not be ignored.
And if there was any doubt, just check out these dance moves:
The Prancing Elites Project premieres on Oxygen on Wednesday, April 22 at 10 p.m.