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Step Up: High Water, Episode 2

Step Up: High Water, Episode 2


[upbeat music playing] [Tal sobbing] Come on, Janelle.
Come on, pick up. Pick up. Please pick up. Please pick up. Fuck. [groans] [groans] -[phone ringing]
-[singer] ♪ It’s me
against the world ♪ ♪ See, I say
it’s so simple ♪ [rap continues indistinctly] [Janelle] Whoa,
your dad is intense. Yeah, a lot of people
think that but he’s just
some regular dad,
you know what I mean? He be cooking pancakes
on the weekends and making sure my room
all clean and shit. Seriously? -Yeah. Oh, what up?
-What up there, bro? -Yeah, yeah.
-How you doing, man? Okay, I see
you’re Mr. Popularity. Somebody’s got to be. I guess this week it’s me. Come on. Let me show
you around. Actually, um,
can you give me one second? I need to call my brother. All right. Cool.
I’ll be out here. Fellas! What y’all doing
around my ‘hood, huh? [Janelle] Hey, Tal, why aren’t
you picking up your phone, bro? I made it through
the first round of auditions. Call me when you get this, okay? Love you. [singer] ♪ I wanna tell
everybody something,
even though… ♪ ♪ Just got a quick moment… ♪ [Motown continues
indistinctly over radio] [Uncle Al] Tomorrow
you’re gonna go to school and you gonna fight and you gonna show them. That’s your advice? Just fight back? How profound. [singer] ♪ You know, it just ♪ ♪ It just won’t do now… ♪ [Rigo] See? High Water
ain’t no joke. Oh, I noticed that. Yeah, that’s
why I told you, you got to hang
with the right people -if you’re trying
to shine around here.
-Okay. Oh, my God. Well, this has definitely
been the best day that I have had
in a long time. -Oh, yeah?
-Yes. I can make it better
for you. [singer] ♪ I would give you
everything I got ♪ ♪ Tryin’ to rock your body ♪ ♪ Tryin’ to rock your body ♪ ♪ Tryin’ to rock your bod ♪ ♪ No ♪ ♪ Tryin’ to rock your body ♪ ♪ Tryin’ to rock your body ♪ Well, that’s better. [both chuckle] [music fades] Hey, Tal,
I came by your room when I got home,
but you were asleep. What the hell
happened to you? Oh, nothing. I just got brutally attacked by some of Atlanta’s
finest thugs. [Janelle] I’m so sorry. -Who did this to you?
-It doesn’t matter. Yeah, it does matter.
Look at your face. What are we gonna do? We are not gonna do
anything, all right? You’re at High Water and I’m at Garvey. And I’m late. [Davis] So if we have
two more auditions to go and the last one’s
our solo, what the hell’s
the next one? [Odalie] I don’t know, but I spent all night
working on my solo. I tried FaceTiming
to show you,
but you didn’t pick up. No, I’m so sorry, I knocked out
as soon as I got home, but I can’t wait
to see it today. [Davis] Hey, yo, I could use
some feedback too. You guys wanna work
on the solos tonight? Um, absolutely. I need as much help
as I can get. Man, you’re dope.
We’re dope, all right, and we’re about to be
the dopest crew over here at High Water. Oh, I got to turn
in my paperwork. -I’ll see you guys soon.
-All right, see you. Hey, don’t worry. You’re gonna be great,
all right? Ugh. What you looking at, bitch? Nothing. Watch yourself. Hey, come on.
Don’t worry about her. [session bell rings] [dramatic music playing] What up, Tal? You feeling
any better? And whatever you do, don’t snitch, okay? Don’t snitch. Congratulations
to the prospective students who made it past yesterday’s
round of auditions. I know you’re curious
as to what the next round will entail. This is Mr. McCoy Harris. He’s one of the master teachers
here at High Water, and he will explain further. [McCoy] I’m pleased to make
your collective acquaintance. The next round is
a peer review performance where the prospective
students will be paired with
the High Water students to choreograph
a routine together. The High Water students will critique you, and make no doubt it, we take their assessment
very seriously when we make
our final decision. Good luck. [Electra] All right,
let’s start with the pairings. I hope I get
someone good. What are you talking about?
Everyone’s good. But some are better, right? Look, no matter
what happens, we’ll be okay. We got this. [Collette] Odalie Allen, you will be paired
with Leticia Bingham. Janelle Baker, you will be working
with Poppy Martinez. Can’t I get
someone better? Okay, you will work with
who I assigned you to. [Electra] Megan Driscol
and Kyle Wilson. Josh Dowdy and Chris Royce. [Poppy] Three, four,
turn around, hit, hit, hit and pop, and booty, booty, here. And now we hit
the freestyle. Come on, girl.
Why you not dancing? [Janelle] I, I don’t know.
I guess I’m just nervous. And I guess
you can’t freestyle. Can we just do it again? Do you mind if I record you? What? It would just help me
get some ideas. You’re kidding, right? It’s called freestyle
for a reason. Put the fucking phone down
and let’s go again. From the top, five, six, seven, eight, pop. One, two, three,
turn around. And hit, hit. [Collette] All right,
so once we take out this wall and this wall, then we will have
our gorgeous new studio. -[Sage] Uh-hmm.
-[Colette] Right? It looks so good. I thought it was
gonna too expensive but with all
the new kids coming in, we’re really gonna
need it, so… -[buzzing]
-[sighs] East-O. East-O. Oh, yeah. I was wondering
when you two were gonna run
into each other. [Sage] Yo, since I’ve been back,
this dude is like a dog with a fucking bone.
It’s ridiculous. I’m sure everyone
from back in the day just wants a little time
with you. Yeah, nah, East-O
wants more than time. He loaned me like,
uh, twenty grand to start my first album. Twenty grand, mind you, that
I paid back ten times over. But nothing’s enough.
It’s like he feels like
I owe him everything. Two hundred grand?
Sure seems like a pretty generous payback to me. Yeah, I, I thought so too. All right,
so all in all, this is gonna cost us
75 grand. Fuck this.
Look, we’ll do this– -We’ll do this another time.
-Excuse me! Why are you throwing
this back at me? You wanted the audition. [Sage]
We’ll do this another time. [singer]
♪ I’m committed, heavy ♪ ♪ I’m on 10 already ♪ ♪ Hopping on my mark a minute ♪ ♪ But y’all still ain’t ready ♪ ♪ Celebrate the win early ♪ -[singer] ♪ Get the confetti ♪
-[singer] ♪ Hey ♪ [singer]
♪ Girls wetter than Katrina ♪ ♪ Like they broke a levee ♪ Sounds tight. -You okay?
-[singer] ♪ I can swim good ♪ -[singer] ♪ Baby, motion… ♪
-Is it Rigo? I’m fine. Actually, I need a favor. I need a dope-ass track. Well, you know, I got you. They paired me
with that ho Janelle. Do you know that she was
with Rigo last night? You serious? No, no. I’m not–I’m not helping
that girl. You’re not helping her,
you’re helping me. Besides,
she can’t freestyle. I’m gonna leave her ass
in the rearview. I’m gonna show her up
in front of Sage and Collette. I just need a dope track
to do it. [sighs] King, come on. I need some
dope ass music. Please? Okay. All right. Um, I think I got something
that’ll shake things up. Thanks. [singer] ♪ We, we, we, we,
we, we going overtime ♪ [Dondre] Ohio. Man, you’re moving slower than Bill Cosby on his way to a women’s rights rally. Where you headed? Uh, home. Uncle Al’s. You wanna take a ride
with your boy? Um… [Dondre] Or you can just
keep walking home. I mean, at this rate
you’ll make it there by… next Tuesday. Come on, man,
I heard about your fight. I got something
that’ll cheer you up. [indistinct rap playing
on radio] Yeah! [Dondre] My man said
he got the all-star dunks in the blue-on-blue
colorway. I’ve been trying to get them
for a month. You come here a lot? [Dondre] Yeah.
Sometimes twice a week. Everybody has
an obsession, right? What’s yours? Uh, I-I-I don’t know. Maybe you haven’t
discovered it yet. Now that you in ATL,
you might wanna step your kick game up. -What size are you?
-Eleven. [Dondre] Yeah,
I’m sure the Garvey kids got a lot to say
about those. Yeah, well, they got a lot
to say about everything. Yeah, and I can tell you
don’t give a fuck. I respect that. I went to Garvey. Or should I say
I survived Garvey. They tried to step to me crazy
because I was a PK. -PK?
-[Dondre] Preacher’s kid. Oh, yeah, that’s right,
your dad’s a preacher. Oh, no, no, no,
not just “a” preacher. In this hood,
he’s “the” preacher. Alpha and Omega First Church
of Christ the Redeemer. Corner of Spellman
and Jackson. [Tal] So you’re into,
like, church and stuff? In my own way. I follow a different gospel. [singer]
♪ Same boys out running
around for me, yeah ♪ Nah.
[chuckles] What are we gonna do
with you, Ohio? I got no fucking idea. I got to figure out
what I’m gonna do now Janelle’s probably
going to go High Water. She’s going
to High Water? Damn. Exactly. So what do I do? Just do you. Always. Listen, I never wonder
about what anyone has to say. Not my parents, those Garvey punks, no one. And now I throw
the biggest parties in the city, and all
those Garvey assholes try to come to my shit. You like those? Yeah. Try them on. Nah, come on,
they’re fucking gold
and red and green. -I’m not gonna be able to…
-So what? There’s nothing wrong
with standing out. Let me tell you something. Hiding ain’t helping, Ohio. You, my man, let me get these
in a size eleven. [shopkeeper]
Sure thing, man. What? They’re–
no, they’re, they’re 200 bucks. I, I have to… And now they’re yours. Consider it a welcome gift
to Atlanta. Hey, yo, let me get these
in a size 10, too. [shopkeeper]
Yeah, I got you. [singer] ♪ These booty girls
with the big old butts ♪ ♪ All the independent women
with the junk in the trunk ♪ ♪ Got a little something
something ♪ ♪ Next to [indistinct] ♪ ♪ Be the center of attention ♪ -♪ When we up in the club ♪
-That was good. I’m sorry,
was that a compliment? Let’s take five. What you need to do
is let go and stop worrying
about the moves. Yeah, well, letting go has never really been
my thing. Maybe I can help you
with that. You nervous? [kissing] See? Letting go can be
a good thing. You know Poppy’s coming
right back, right? Don’t worry about
Poppy, all right? So, let me see. Show me the choreography. Well, it’s not the choreo, it’s the freestyle
that’s driving me nuts. Look, for freestyling? Just put levels in it,
you know what I mean? Start here with it,
bring it up, you know what I mean?
Just drop it down like that. That was dope. Try it. Arms here, pick it up, -drop down, bop.
-Oh. [Poppy] So that’s how it is? Uh, no, no, Poppy,
that’s not how it is. Look, he was just showing me
some steps. I’m sure he was. Go, we have work to do. That’s right. Yeah. [tsks] Look, your shit
is looking raggedy, and we’re gonna stay here
until you get it right. Now do it again
by yourself. [singer] ♪ These booty girls
with the big old butts ♪ ♪ All the independent women
with the junk in the trunk ♪ -♪ Got a little something… ♪
-No, again. You’re not doing
it hard enough. I see you chilling
with both of your girls at the same time. [Rigo] Well, first of all, none
of them are my women, all right? Yeah, it’s not what
it looks like from out here. -Whatever, man.
-Come on, man. -Let’s go to the studio.
-[Poppy] Harder. I got a couple new beats,
I need you to put this hook on. [singer] ♪ One, two, let’s go ♪ [singer] ♪ Shake, shake it
nah, nah, nah ♪ -♪ Shake, shake… ♪
-[Poppy] That’s not it.
Start over. [singer]
♪ Got the world to lose ♪ ♪ How do you ♪ ♪ How do you bring
the best out of me? ♪ ♪ How do you flow
so gracefully? ♪ ♪ Don’t wanna look away ♪ ♪ You got me lost
in a standstill ♪ ♪ What have you done? ♪ [singer]
♪ What have you done? ♪ [singer]
♪ What are you doing? ♪ [singer]
♪ What are you doing? ♪ [singer]
♪ Oh, what have you done? ♪ [singer]
♪ What have you done? ♪ [singer]
♪ What are you doing to me? ♪ [upbeat music playing] What part of the hood
are you from? I thought I knew
all the white girls from College Park. Well, obviously
you don’t. Oh, okay, Miley,
my bad. I see you hanging around
that Janelle chick, right? You two knew each other
before the audition? Um, no, we just met. But you’re turning
into a crew, right? What’s her deal? I don’t know. Why don’t you ask her? Look, Rigo is like
a brother to me, and if my boy’s hanging out
with your girl, I just wanna
make sure that– Oh, you didn’t know? Yeah, they went out
last night. He likes to help
his favorites get in here. Well, I’ll see you
around, Miley. Hey. Sorry I’m late. Where’s Janelle? She’s probably with Rigo. What? What are you
talking about? [Janelle sighs]
Sorry, guys. I was rehearsing with Poppy
and then she got mad because Rigo
tried to help me. Oh, is Rigo gonna be helping
all of us or just you? Is that why you went out
with him last night? So you could get in good
with the star of the school? [Janelle] No,
that’s not what happened. Then why didn’t you
just tell us? Because I really, really
need you guys right now. How do you even think Rigo
and his crew got to where they are? By being loyal
to each other. We’re not even
in High Water yet and you’re already
going behind our back. I don’t know about you,
but I’m not waiting around to see how
she’ll screw us over if she actually gets in. [Davies]
Yo, Odalie, wait. You should’ve told us. [dramatic music playing] [Collette] ♪ If you’re lost ♪ ♪ I will find you ♪ ♪ If you’re lost ♪ ♪ I will find you ♪ ♪ If you’re lost ♪ ♪ I will find you ♪ ♪ Again ♪ You still got it. Hardly. Come on, you know
you still got it. Come on, you’re serenading me. I’ll put you in a booth
in a minute. -You ever miss it?
-Hmm. Performing. -Professionally, I mean.
-Oh. Yeah, I did for, like, a minute or two
or five or ten. -Uh-hmm.
-Who am I kidding? I’ve been pissed off
for five whole years. I honestly expected you
to come back. Yeah, well, my knee
finally healed, but I couldn’t get my head
back in the game. Not everyone is the force
of nature you are, Sage. Force of nature, yeah. Is everything okay? Hmm? Yeah, yeah,
I’m just a little tired. I’ve been messing
with this reverb thing since, like,
1982 or something. Uh-hmm, see, I know that when you rub
your head like that, it means you’re stressed, so don’t try lying to me. All right, Iyanla,
ease up, okay? You don’t know my life. Yeah, I do. What’s up? I am… 53 million dollars in debt. I’ve never said that
out loud before. Uh, 53 million dollars? What does that mean for you? What does that mean
for High Water? Nothing for now, you know. All of High Water’s operating
budgets are in a trust. So for the next couple years,
we’re good. But, uh, all these
renovations and whatnot, the whole new studio, we’re probably gonna have
to put that stuff on hold for the moment
just until, you know, until I get the money
rolling back in again. Right, and the best way
to do that is for you to get in the studio
and make a great album, so let’s get to it. What, what can I do to help? Yeah, uh, that part, um… I haven’t produced
any new music in the last five years or so. How? You just released
an album three years ago. Of music I wrote
five years ago. And the tech company,
damn fashion line just– just everything just got
so damn big, man. It takes time and money. I sit and try to write
and it’s like, there’s nothing there.
I’ve done– like I got too much
stuff in the air, I’m spread too thin. You know what?
It worked for me here, though. This hood.
This is–this is the hood that inspired me to do music
in the first place. Yeah. This is
where I need to be. Yeah. This creativity,
these kids, this is the vibe
that I need, yeah. Sage, you can’t just
come back here and expect all your problems
to magically resolve themselves. That’s not what I said. Yes, it is. I’ve been doing this
a long time, okay? I know what I’m doing. I’m gonna put this album out, it’s gonna be fucking epic, Sage saves the day.
Crowd goes wild. I got–I got tour sponsors
set up right now. The tour
for the non-existent album? [phone dings] [dramatic music playing] [Sage] You know what,
of all the people that I thought I was going
to have to prove something to, I didn’t expect to see
your name on that list. The last name I expected
to see on that list, but it’s cool.
This album’s gonna come out and I’ll accept
your thank you and your apology
at the concert. [sighs] [dramatic music playing] You go kill it today, J. All right? I mean it. I love you. [Janelle] I love you, too. -Come on.
-Yeah. -[indistinct chatter]
-[upbeat music playing] [singer] ♪ Why, why,
why not try to get involved? ♪ ♪ Why not try to get it on? ♪ ♪ Why not, baby, why not,
you should try out ♪ ♪ You might like it
but why not take me ♪ ♪ Away from this? ♪ ♪ Away from this? ♪ ♪ Why not try to be part
of the show? ♪ ♪ Part of the show ♪ ♪ I was running
through the hills ♪ ♪ On my phone
I’m in the back ♪ ♪ Rolled it back
to mansion party ♪ ♪ With my woes
we on that pack ♪ ♪ I like your picture
every time that I scroll ♪ ♪ So, if you
in this party, baby ♪ ♪ You already know ♪ ♪ And I wanna know ♪ ♪ Do you wanna ride with me? ♪ -♪ And I… ♪
-All right. All right. -All right.
-[man] Yo, good work, fellas. [Sage] All right. Young blood, -what’s your name?
-Rigo. -[Sage] Nice to meet you, man.
-[Rigo] Pleasure. Pleasure. You got some moves on you.
How long you been dancing? My whole life,
since I was a kid. [Sage] Could tell. It shows. -You got some fire, brother.
-[Rigo] Thank you. Thank you. I even know
your choreography. Wait, all right. Hold on.
Let’s not hurt ourselves. What you talking about? You remember this? [upbeat music playing] Oh. Okay. Talent and good taste
will get you far in life, brother, yes, indeed. Wait. So, you remember
the video with the– You had a girl in there
and everything. Okay. Come on. Move.
Don’t talk about, be about it,
show me something. [singer] ♪ Baby, leave it all ♪ ♪ Go on and enjoy yourself ♪ ♪ Have your fun
for the moment ♪ ♪ Shawty, take it out ♪ -Okay. What–but what about–
-[Rigo] You wanna–you wanna– All right, all right.
Let me see. Let me see. -You remember it?
-[Sage] Okay. Come on, brother. What are you doing?
Here we go. [singer] ♪ Now I that you’re ♪ ♪ Feeling fine ♪ ♪ You had just enough ♪ ♪ Did you right ♪ ♪ Later on ♪ ♪ We should change the vibe ♪ ♪ But this is cool
for the moment ♪ ♪ Don’t let me stop
your groove ♪ ♪ Go ahead, girl ♪ ♪ Live it up, babe ♪ ♪ [indistinct] on the beat ♪ ♪ Live it up ♪ ♪ Party away ♪ ♪ But after this
I think I’m gonna need ♪ ♪ Some quieter time ♪ -♪ Quiet time ♪
-[singer] ♪ So many things ♪ ♪ I know that we can do ♪ ♪ So many others
that we on the move ♪ [singer] ♪ Quiet time ♪ -♪ Quiet time ♪
-[singer] ♪ So many things ♪ ♪ I know that we can do ♪ ♪ So many others
that we on the move ♪ Put your weight
on this one. Bop. Bop. There you go.
There you go. You got it.
You in there. Yo, I can’t wait to hear
your new music. God bless you.
We about to change hearts. We about
to change minds. We’re about to show them
what it is to be fly one more time. There you go.
Just bend this with your– wah! [indistinct chatter] All right, and finally,
we have Janelle and Poppy. [indistinct shouts] Let’s go, ladies! [singer] ♪ Yeah ♪ ♪ Hey ♪ ♪ You know right here? ♪ ♪ Yeah, this is for the girls
with the big old butts ♪ ♪ All the independent women
with the junk in the trunk ♪ ♪ Got a little something,
something [indistinct] ♪ ♪ Be the center of attention
when we up in the club ♪ ♪ Be making all the money,
bitch, in this fucking town ♪ ♪ I ain’t even acting funny
What I need with this clown ♪ ♪ I’m married to the dollar,
looking good in the gown ♪ ♪ Put the haters over there
Sit your butt down ♪ ♪ Now, shake,
shake it, na-na-na ♪ ♪ Shake, shake, shake it
One, two, let’s go ♪ [singer] ♪ Shake,
shake it na-na-na, shake ♪ -♪ Shake, shake it ♪
-[singer] ♪ Get the thing ♪ -♪ On the floor ♪
-[singer] ♪ Shake ♪ ♪ Shake it na-na-na,
shake it na-na-na ♪ ♪ Shake it na– ♪
[music skipping] What happened? Whoa, whoa, whoa, whoa, whoa.
What happened? Oh, my bad. Hold on. Oh, the file
must be corrupted. Hold on a second. Hey, don’t you have
some other music? -Same tempo.
-[Rigo] They should just freestyle
to a different track. [Sage] Hmm, yeah. Yeah. I like that.
I like that. Let’s freestyle.
Let’s do that. No, that’s not
how the process works. Something happens on stage,
what you gonna do, stop and actually start over? No. You have
to improvise. You have
to make it work. Let’s go, freestyle. Come on.
Pull up something. [applause] [singer] ♪ Hey, girls
wetter than Katrina ♪ ♪ Like they broke
the levees ♪ ♪ Now floating, now floating ♪ ♪ Yeah, I’m party boating
I can swim good ♪ ♪ Baby, motion of the ocean ♪ ♪ I go anytime,
whether day or night ♪ ♪ I bet you never felt
that good ♪ ♪ This good in your life ♪ ♪ I bet I can have you
dreaming for ages ♪ ♪ Got you clicking,
following on all my pages ♪ ♪ Creeping in the DMs ♪ ♪ ‘Cause I know you fine,
on the grind ♪ ♪ I don’t sleep,
I’m going overtime ♪ [crowd cheering] Thank you. Poppy, what was
your observation from working
with Ms. Baker? Well, she takes
direction very well, but, I mean,
her ability to think outside the box
or think on her feet is dead on arrival. She can’t freestyle. She can’t visualize
a move in her head. Okay.
Well, thank you. We will reconvene here
in an hour for the final solo auditions. What the hell
just happened? The music has been working fine
for the past two days. You must’ve
screwed with it. Maybe I did.
Maybe I didn’t. But you couldn’t
adapt, so… And that’s how
you survive out here. If you guys think that this
is gonna be the last of me, you have
another thing coming. [Poppy] Did you screw
with our music on purpose? No. We did it for you, Pop.
She crashed and burned. I could’ve crashed her,
I could’ve burned her. And I don’t need you
up in my shit -trying to rescue me.
-No. Don’t be like that. Be like what?
And don’t think I don’t know you took
that bitch out on a date. Pop, stop, stop,
look, look. I was just showing her
around the hood, all right? It wasn’t that crazy. Come here. All right?
Don’t think I’m gonna let anyone or anything come
in between us, all right? Especially her. Come on. Chill out. Hey, hey, hey, hey. Save it for the backseat
of your dad’s Impala. Come on. [indistinct rap
on radio] What’s up, Sage? East-O. [East-O] You know,
we used to skip school and now you own one.
Ain’t that some shit? That’s some shit. [East-O] Look, man,
I know you’re busy, man, but, hey, I need you
to listen to my beats, man. -I ain’t asking that much.
-All due respect, East, I got my album
to worry about, I got the school
to worry about now. I can’t just drop everything
and listen to your beats. But, look, I got your number
and you got mine, so I’m-a hit you up,
all right? I got to get inside, bro.
I’m-a holla at you. [East-O] Who are you
talking to, yo? Yo, hold up, man.
Don’t turn your back on me, man. [Rigo] Hey.
What up, Dad? What you doing here? Dad? -This is your kid?
-[Rigo] Hold up, Sage. My dad said you
and him go way back. [East-O]
Go back inside, son. We’re talking business. All right? Go. -Really?
-Come on, man. It ain’t even like that, bruh.
I just–I just got shit -to do, man. That’s all.
-That’s all right.
That’s all right. I know you don’t care
about me, but that boy is gonna be a superstar and I’m gonna make sure that you help me get there. He’s talented,
I give him that. -But…
-[East-O] Ta–ho, ho, talented? My son can dance, he can rap, he can act, he can put High Water
on the map right now. And I can do the music like we used to do. My son, me, and you? Yo, man, we could take over. Ain’t nothing we can’t do. [sighs] Huh? Hey, look, you owe me that much. [scoffs] You know what, East? The way I see it, I don’t owe you nothing, bruh. Nigga, you owe me your life in case
you forgot that, right? Now you’re a big star, you got all your new
hass-a-diddy friends now, but this “friend,” this was the “friend”
that had your back when nobody else did. You know what, the fact
that you’re moving around town like, what, Papa Joe 2.0? Trying to pimp your son, you know what they says
about you, bruh? That you’re just
a dumbass street nigga and that’s all
you ever gonna be. You might run High Water… but I run the streets, nigga. You remember that. I got shit to do, bro. Hey, what’s up, Dorrie? [Dorrie] Hey. Where’s my shoes? Where’s my fucking shoes?! Dorrie? Can’t snitch. [slams locker] [indistinct chatter] [indistinct] All right.
Everybody, listen up. You’re all very good, and you should be very happy that you’ve made it this far, but your solo audition
is your moment of truth. And by the end of today, the new class of High Water
will be chosen. You good? Never better. [suspenseful music playing] [laughter] [man] Hey, hey, hey. [laughter] [indistinct chatter] [man] Oh, man. [car alarm blaring] Fuck you! Hey, hey! Go, go! [singer] ♪ I don’t know ♪ ♪ Because I don’t know ♪ ♪ Because I don’t know ♪ ♪ I don’t know, I don’t know ♪ [car honks] [upbeat music playing] [singer] ♪ We breaking,
breaking necks ♪ ♪ And we cashing checks, yeah ♪ ♪ We breaking, breaking necks ♪ ♪ And we cashing checks ♪ ♪ So we breaking,
breaking necks ♪ ♪ And we cashing checks ♪ Like it’s
going out of style ♪ ♪ Can’t nobody turn us
down, down, down ♪ ♪ Running through the lobby ♪ ♪ The feeling is a hobby ♪ ♪ Killing it, I’m killing it ♪ ♪ People I know, I’m sorry ♪ ♪ Running through the lobby ♪ ♪ The feeling is a hobby ♪ ♪ Killing it, I’m killing it ♪ ♪ People, now,
whip my, my beat ♪ -[singer] ♪ Beat, beat ♪
-[singer] ♪ I’m about to blow ♪ ♪ These speakers up, up, up ♪ ♪ Because everybody,
body turn up ♪ [gunshot] Music. [singer] ♪ But I hear sounds ♪ ♪ In my mind ♪ Ah. [singer] ♪ Brand new sounds ♪ ♪ In my mind ♪ ♪ But, honey,
I’ll be seeing you ♪ ♪ ‘Ever I go ♪ ♪ But, honey,
I’ll be seeing you ♪ ♪ Down every road ♪ [singer] ♪ I’m waiting for it,
that green light, I want it ♪ [singer] ♪ Because, honey,
I’ll come get my things ♪ ♪ But I can’t let go ♪ [singer] ♪ I’m waiting for it,
that green light, I want it ♪ [singer] ♪ Oh, I wish
I could get my things ♪ -♪ And just let go ♪
-[singer] ♪ I’m waiting for it ♪ ♪ That green light, I want it ♪ [singer] ♪ Yeah, honey ♪ ♪ I’ll come get my things ♪ ♪ But I can’t let go ♪ [singer] ♪ I’m waiting for it ♪ ♪ That green light, I want it ♪ [upbeat music playing] [singer] ♪ I’m waiting for it ♪ ♪ That green light, I want it ♪ ♪ I’m waiting for it,
that green light, I want it ♪ [crowd cheering] [indistinct chatter] [panting] Uh… I need to audition. I need to dance. Just one chance. Why? Because… dancing is not just what I do, it’s who I am. And auditioning
for you right now, it’s… it’s a matter
of life and death. [clears throat]
Well, I’m sorry, but we won’t be able
to audition you today. [Janelle] No, no, no. Please,
you have to let him audition. -[Tal] Let me show you
what I can do.
-I’ll show him I’m out. -[Tal] Please.
-Hold on, hold on, hold on,
hold on, hold on. You look like you really
need this, little bro. I’ve been there before. Let’s give him a shot. No. I’m sorry, that’s not
how the process works. Let’s give him a shot.
Let’s give him a shot. [man] You got music? [singer]
♪ In the middle of the dark ♪ ♪ I see your soul
shine through ♪ [singer] ♪ See your soul
shine through ♪ [singer] ♪ Always been a rebel ♪ ♪ Breaking all the rules ♪ [singer]
♪ Breaking all the rules ♪ [singer] ♪ Been preparing
for this moment ♪ ♪ For all of your life ♪ [singer]
♪ For all of your life ♪ [singer] ♪ Hey,
put it all on the line ♪ -♪ Got the world to lose ♪
-[singer] ♪ Put it all ♪ ♪ On the line,
got the world to lose ♪ [singer]
♪ Got the world to lose ♪ ♪ What have you done? ♪ [singer]
♪ What have you done? ♪ [singer]
♪ What are you doing? ♪ [singer]
♪ What are you doing? ♪ [singer] ♪ Oh,
what have you done? ♪ [singer] ♪ What have you done? ♪ [singer]
♪ What are you doing to me? ♪ ♪ Oh ♪ ♪ You’re more than amazing ♪ ♪ Oh, oh ♪ ♪ Oh, oh ♪ ♪ Can’t nobody do it like you ♪ ♪ Oh, oh, oh ♪ [crowd cheering] Line up, everybody.
Line up. [suspenseful music playing] [Collette] Okay.
When you hear your name called, please take a step back. Sanford, Brown, Scott, Nee, Jimenez, Allen, Johnson, and Baker. Janelle Baker,
step forward, please. Okay. First and foremost, you should all be
very proud of yourselves, because as you know,
not everybody made it even this far. So, congratulations. I need you to know
and understand that should you not make it
into High Water today, this is not the end
of your story, just this particular chapter. So, with that being said, front row, thank you all very much
for coming out. Back row,
congratulations, you just made it
into High Water. [crowd cheering] [suspenseful music playing] Hey, hey. Be proud
of yourself. Thank you.
Thank you so much. Nothin’ but weirdos
in this bitchfest! -Next on Step Up: High Water…
-[spectators scream] I’ll be starting
a brand-new tour… You’re the one
who got into High Water. -You got my life.
-Guess you’re gonna have
to live with it. You and Dondre,
what, are you like a thing now? You wanna tell me who let
East-O’s kid into my school? -I did.
-I’ll beat your ass up! -Last night was…
-The most fun I’ve had
in a long time. Made in Georgia. ♪ Diba-diba dee-dee duh ♪

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