At 13
Ali Ramdani
a.k.a Lilou
steps into
the arena

The Chicago Bulls' NBA Championships, The Notorious B.I.G.'s murder and the first broadcast of South Park all make headlines, but hip-hop is about to witness a major change: in Vaulx-en-Velin, in the outskirts of Lyon, a kid named Ali Ramdani works out his first dance moves…

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Year 1997
20 years of Hip-hop culture with Bboy Lilou

"Rap culture was decisive in my upbringing as a dancer: MC's like Benny B and MC Hammer were the foundation of everything."

Run-DMC vs Jason Nevins
"It's Like That"

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The remix video of Run-DMC's "It's Like That" by Jason Nevins introduce a new form of breakdance to the world. The dancer Kujo becomes one of the movement's shining stars.


My first BACK FLIP BACK FLIPBACK FLIPIn the schoolyard

The launch of
Freestyle Session
in the US

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A mythical name, an unofficial 3-on-3 World Championship, and cult VHS memorized step by step: Freestyle Session was the place to go for any dancer trying to make a name for themselves.

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  • Hip-Hop US
  • Puff Daddy ft Faith Evans and 112 — I’ll Be Missing You
  • The Notorious B.I.G. — Mo Money Mo Problems
  • Wu-Tang Clan ft. Cappadonna — Triumph
  • KRS-One — Step Into A World (Rapture's Delight)
  • Master P — I Miss My Homies
  • Bone Thugs-N-Harmony — Look Into My Eyes
  • Missy Elliott & Da Brat — Sock It 2 Me
  • EPMD — Da Joint
  • 2Pac — Do For Love
  • Camp Lo — Luchini (AKA This Is It)
  • Hip-Hop FR
  • Oxmo Puccino, Booba — Pucc Fiction
  • D. Abuz System — Les crews s'braquent
  • Lunatic — Le crime paie
  • IAM — La Saga
  • Beat 2 Boul — Dans la sono
  • X-Men — Retour aux Pyramides
  • Rocca — Les jeunes de l'univers
  • Passi, Akhenaton — Le monde est à moi
  • Mafia Trece — Le mauvais chemin
  • Various Artists — 11'30 contre les lois racistes