The Soul Mavericks, an eight-strong breakdance collective from London will challenge the greatest b-boy crews from around the globe at the 16th annual B-Boy Championships – World Finals on 16th October at the O2 Academy Brixton.
Having already beaten over 25 of the best crews in the country to win the coveted tile of UK champions, the Soul Mavericks will combine their raw talent with mind-blowing routines to impress the world-class judging panel made up of leading international breakers including Storm, Lamine and Venom.
Annually hosted by original hip-hop pioneers Crazy Legs and Afrika Islam, they will welcome over 5,000 fans to the most revered breaking competition in the world. There will also be special feature performances from World Hip Hop Champions Plague, one of the most respected streetdance crews on the planet and pocket-sized performers, the Japanese national kids champions, Soooo Funny to help to keep the crowd entertained in between the explosive battles.
The B-Boy Championships has pioneered the B-Boy scene from the very beginning and is celebrating the history of the event with new book ‘B-Boy Championships: From Bronx to Brixton’ by DJ Hooch, the first comprehensive and fully-illustrated book on the world of B-Boying. The book is published by Virgin Books, priced £12.99.
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