3 years ago we interviewed Jskilz in regards to the mission behind Cypher Adikts. Now headed to its 4 year anniversary + a few states and countries later, Cypher Adikts has grown into one of the most popular breaking events in our community. Lets take a trip into Memory lane and see how it all got started: Cypher Adikts 4 year Ann will be taking place tomorrow and Sunday. Check out the FB event… Read more
In our recent blog about Steve (aka bboy Silverback from Silverback Bboy Events) we wrote a statement regarding how often we are asked about what UDEF/PBT represent and what the organizations “want” or are trying to do in the community. Silverback/UDEF approached us to answer a few questions the community may have. • Silverback Bboy Events was formed as a philanthropic initiative to provide funding support, business advice and legal resources to the bboy… Read more
Lots of bboys/bgirls across the world ask us, who is this guy putting all this money into the events? What does he want? Is he trying to buy the breaking community? Why does they care? Just about every question has a what and why. Well everyone, here he is. Meet Steve, aka Bboy Silverback, the man behind the concept of Silverback Bboy Events and key supporter of UDEF Urban Dance & Educational Foundation. Steve aka… Read more
Alex Hector “Abu” Ponce was born on December 28, 1979. He was an inspiration to many not only on the dance floor but his charm and charisma were a big part of his character. He earned the name Abu after his impressions of the character from the Aladdin series. By the 2000s Abu was everywhere, whether it was battling at competitions, doing shows, or commercials Abu was always looking to perform. He Landed gigs as… Read more
2014 came and went. Many incredible and unforgettable moments will define 2014. From Menno winning Red Bull BC One, The Squadron becoming the 1st back to back Freestyle Session Champions, The birth of Silverback Open Championships, UNDISPUTED World Bboy Championships, UDEF/SBE bursting into the scene to the infamous Lilou vs Alkolil hat smack to the face. Lets hope 2015 will become the greatest year yet! From the infamous line: From here to Fame!
The Red Bull BC One France World Finals 2014 will be starting shortly! Tune in here on The Bboy Spot to check out the battles live. For more information, check out their event page here.
Red Bull BC ONE Paris finals! 16 of today’s top competitive bboys will battle it out for their chance to be crowned the 2014 Redbull BC ONE world champion! And with that we have the return of the WORLD FINALS BRACKET CONTEST! Rules are the same as always: The first person to comment below the highest selection of “battle wins” will receive a $200 gift certificate from thebboyspot. Whoever guesses the bracket 100% correct will… Read more
This past Sunday marked the 20-year anniversary of the infamous Los Angeles Riots that resulted from the jury decision involving the beating of Rodney King. Complete and utter chaos took over Los Angeles as thousands of people began stealing, assaulting, burning, and even murdering all over L.A. 54 people were killed and thousands of people were injured as a result of the LA riots. If you know anyone living in L.A. around this time, ask… Read more
It has been over a week since Freestyle Session 17th Year Anniversary took place and we finally found time to sit back and write up our recap on this incredible event. What can be said about Session 17 that hasn’t been said already? IT WAS INCREDIBLE! A true Hip Hop culture event with all elements represented. The best bboys and bgirls from across the world, world class DJ’s, renown graff writers, an MC performance by… Read more
Sneakers are to Hiphop culture what apple pie is to America. Hiphop Culture didn’t just give the youth of the ghetto a platform to practice an art. Writing – Djing – Breakin – MCing are the core elements of the culture but fashion and specially sneakers are iconic in our culture. Adidas and Puma are German based companies that had no involvement with kids in the ghetto and Nike was a small company based in… Read more