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We Meet the Dembow Dance Crews of Madrid on Today's 'Daily VICE'

Dembow is a Dominican reggaeton dance style that's making its way to the streets of Madrid in street competitions organized by groups of teenage dance crews.

On today's episode of Daily VICE, we meet a group of teenagers who belong to rival dance crews in Madrid, specializing in a Dominican style of dance called Dembow. While some misinterpret the crews as street gangs, the dancers say they're focused only on creating music and battling for popularity in dance battles in the streets.

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