From the
Opera gang
to the
Pokemon Crew

Far from Paris, often dismissed as not hip enough, the b-boys from Lyon step up their game and create the Pokemon Crew. Just like the creatures from the anime, they will evolve into the next big thing and take their country and the entire world by storm. Soon, Paris won’t be capital of breakdance anymore...

year 1999year 1999year 1999
year 1999

We never
thought we’d
end up dancing...
It was like
foot practice
on the week-end.


Repping LYON LYONLYONon the battle scene

Rock Force
and the Family
improvise a
classic battle

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Following the victory of the Americans at the BOTY 1998, both crews improvise a revenge battle on September 10th in Rotterdam.

1999 the highs and the lows

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  • Hip-Hop US
  • Naughty By Nature ft. Zhané — Jamboree
  • Nas — Nas Is Like
  • The Roots ft. Erykah Badu — You Got Me
  • JAY-Z ft. UGK — Big Pimpin'
  • Dr. Dre ft. Snoop Dogg — Still D.R.E.
  • Mos Def — Ms Fat Booty
  • Pharoahe Monch — Simon Says
  • Eminem — My Name Is
  • ODB — Baby, I got your money
  • The Beatnuts — Watch Out Now
  • Hip-Hop FR
  • Doc Gynéco — L'homme qui ne valait pas dix centimes
  • Rohff, Mystik, Ben J, Pit Baccardi — On fait les choses
  • Double H DJ Crew — Ambiance assurée
  • Koma — Et si chacun
  • La Caution — Les rues électriques
  • Zoxea — Rap musique que j'aime
  • Saïan Supa Crew — Angela
  • La Cliqua — Les quartiers chauffent
  • 113 — Les princes de la ville
  • 3ème Oeil — Hymne à la racaille