As many of you know we lost the founder and creator of The Bboy Spot, David “Mex One” Alvarado. Mex was a huge part of our culture and always cared about community first. He cared so much for the people and made a positive impact on many lives. Through out the past several weeks, so many people have reached out to share their stories of the impact Mex had in their lives. The support has… Read more
Posts Tagged ‘Bboys’
TBT: BEHIND THE SCENES: CHICAGO’S ELITE, THE STORY OF PHAZE II
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
TBT: BBOY for LIFE Documentary
We recently found out about this film through our friends at Strife TV, and after checking out the trailer for this project we definitely felt the need to help spread the word. Nadus Films, which focuses on documenting often unheard of and overlooked social issues worldwide, embarked on a mission to share the powerful story of how bboys in Guatemala are affected by the violent gang oriented lifestyle surrounding them. A Kickstarter was created to help… Read more
TBT: THE 4 CORNERS: THE FUTURE OF OUR COMMUNITY BY KOREAN ROC
A few weeks back at I.B.E 2012, KoreanRoc.com decided to ask many influential bboys and figures in our community what the future of our community holds or might be. Some of these fellas did not seem to understand the question, but some of them gave really great insight on what they feel the community should be like and hopefully will be like. One interview stood out to me above all, and that is because I… Read more
The Genius of Osgemeos
Two of the most famous street artists in the world happen to be twin brothers from Brazil known as Osgemeos or The Twins. Osgemeos are also first generation Brazilian bboys/writers and Hiphopers from the 80’s. The Twins art work can be seen across the world in huge buildings, bridges and canvases. Their work now sells in the tens of thousands if not hundreds of thousands of dollars. In Brazil, Osgemeos are so iconic they have been hired to paint Brazil’s… Read more
SPEN 1’s “Lace em up” Poster Print
I have always wanted to make a special release print dedicated to the people and the scene that’s made me who I am today. The Bboy scene has always been a huge part of my life. The people i’ve met from attending local jams to traveling out of the country are just incredible and for that I have dedicated this print. Originally a design used for my homie Bboy Tofu‘s jam in Melbourne, Australia “BeatStreat… Read more
Amazing moves & acrobatics and why it’s not Breakin
The video below should explain to many young breakers why certain “bboys” who claim to have evolved their skill are really not evolving or Breakin at all. In the video you see all sorts of incredible moves and acrobatics. The moves are far more advanced (evolved) than the ones many try to do in the breakin community. The quotes, “it’s not the move, it’s the movement” and “It’s not what you do it’s how you… Read more
HELP SAVE 5 E GALLERY IN DETROIT!
Our friends Motor City Rockerz are calling out for your help! The local Hip hop cultural center, 5 E Gallery, is in danger of being shut down and they are looking for the community’s support to help raise enough funds and awareness to keep the center open. 5 E Gallery is the ONLY Hip Hop community space in metro Detroit. The 5 E Gallery is a non-profit visual art and hip-hop culture gallery located in the Historic Corktown District… Read more
Words From The Wise: Tyrone of IBE speaks.
We have all seen the video below. The media has too and they have taking it to a new level. “A dutch newspaper posted the Terra vs Leelou, Chelles Pro Battle on their website and headlined it: “Kiddie humilitiates boy”….. How do we protect our youngest dancers ( in this case 6 and 12 yrs) old) from these kind of sensation media and the amounts of shameless quotes on youtube? Promoters, parents, dancers maybe it’s time… Read more
Kids Make The Revolution: The Illest Kids.
Decided to send a shout out to some of the illest kids in the game.These kids are all 13 and under (might be off by a year for one of them). We wont write much, let’s let their skill do the talking. Check them out and tell us what you think. Representing The City of Wind isSelf-X Crew’s own, Bboy P-Nut. P-Nut was born into this culture and represents it to the fullest. Check out an interview we… Read more