The O2 Academy Brixton will welcome over 5,000 fans to the world’s #1 dance battle on Sunday 14th October 2012. Hosted by hip-hop legends Crazy Legs and Afrika Islam, the 17th annual UK B-Boy Championships World Finals will see top break dancers, poppers and hip-hop dancers bring their best moves, routines and unique style to the stage! The audience are set to witness the most incredible high-energy action as the dancers go head-to-head, battling it out for the coveted world titles.
After 10 international eliminations, the most amazing will now take part in the ultimate battle! London’s very own ‘Soul Mavericks’ b-boy crew will represent the nation in this year’s World Finals. They will challenge the greatest crews from around the globe. Having already beaten all comers to win the title of National Champions, the Soul Mavericks will now combine their raw talent, moves and mind-blowing routines to impress the world-class judging panel made up of leading international dancers including Storm, Lamine and Mouse.
Also flying the flag in the solo competitions will be 6 of the UK’s finest; Sunni, Spin, Brooke, Marvel, Dickson, Kashmir and Marcio.
To keep the crowd entertained in between the explosive battles there will be special feature performances from Danish phenomenon the ‘Robot Boys’ and pocket-sized Japanese Kids Hip-Hop Champions ‘Danji Juniors’, plus the ever popular Crazy Legs ‘Fresh Awards’.
The B-Boy Championships has pioneered the Streetdance scene from the very beginning and the history of the event is celebrated in the book ‘B-Boy Championships: From Bronx to Brixton’ by DJ Hooch, which is now available to download as an iBook.