Chicago’s own crosstown crew Phaze II celebrated their 32 years of existence earlier this month. The recent occasion reminded us of a very important piece of history shot by Cypher Adikts own JeSkilz 2 years ago. The story goes a little something like this…… Wicked welcomed us with open arms into his home and gave us a Phaze II history lesson of a lifetime. I’ve always known about him and Phaze II, but never really… Read more
Milwaukee’s own Alex Solis (Motion Disorderz Crew) is a veteran of the USA breaking community. Alex along with his crew (Motion D) made a big name for themselves in the early/mid 2k’s. Myself (Mex) and my crew (USC) had to face them in battle a few times. While hitting the competitive breaking scene hard across the states, we would often run into each other eventually becoming friends. Alex always had a black book with him,… 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
We here at The Bboy Spot pride ourselves in trying to spread as much knowledge about the culture as we can. Sometimes though, the best way to hear it is straight from the source. Grandmaster Flash is part of a handfull of pioneers in our culture that are still around today. His Quick Mix Theory , as he explains, is practically the beginning of it all. It’s not only amazing to hear him explain the… Read more
At its peak in the 80’s Breakin reached such a level that it become a worldwide phenomenon. Deeply integrated in 80s pop culture, Breakin was a dance style kids from all walks of life wanted to be a part of. From every school to every mall to every sidewalk, you could see kids with their cardboard floors attempting to do a windmill. “BREAKDANCING” IN THE 1980S We had movies like Flashdance, Beat Street and Breakin… Read more
This past weekend in Bridgeport CT, United Outkast celebrated their 10 Year Anniversary with a bang. The official 21st stop of the Pro Breaking Tour, the event was jammed packed with all sorts of battles and competitions such as footwork/powermove battles, 3 vs 3 battles, and their very own Crazy 8’s battle concept. The event featured a world class line up of Dj’s, judges and competitors. On the wheels of steel was one other than… Read more
If you follow The Spot on Instagram @TheBboySpot you are familiar with our motivational/inspiration and even controversial quotes/graphics. Incase you’ve missed out, here you go: Take them, re-post them on Facebook/IG, use them as wallpapers and hopefully get inspired by them.
In 2012, O.G legend Mr. Wiggles wrote some wise words regarding a trend going on in the community today. While in his statement he used the word “exploitation”, I would like to add the word “miseducation”. The ignorance going on do to the miseducation among the younger generation is distorting history and years of hard work, dedication, and sacrifice of those who have dedicated decades to better our community.
Last Saturday, August 27th, Break Free Hiphop School opened its doors yet again! But this time in a beautiful new location in downtown Houston, TX. This marks the 3rd time Break Free has upgraded its location in the last 5 years. We want to send a massive congratulations to Moy, Jeremy, Rob, Jesse and the rest of the Break Free staff!! You guys are amazing role models! If you’re ever in Houston, TX,Break Free Hiphop… Read more
I came across these images of Kylie Jenner rocking Puma Suede’s and dressed up in classic Hiphop fashion. I didn’t know what to think of it. One one side it’s saying “mad wack” one the other side it’s saying “who cares….”. Is it wack? Should bboys/bgirls who hold their kicks in such high regards be upset by this? I mean, Kylie Jenner? We all know she has nothing to do with Hiphop… or we shouldn’t… Read more