This Friday, 26 September, the iconic one-on-one break-dancing championships descends upon Algeria. South Africa will be represented at the Red Bull BC One Middle East & Africa Final by Cape Town b-boys Toufeeq Baatjies (right) and Benny. Africa’s top 16 b-boys will battle it out for a chance to rep at the Red Bull BC One World Final taking place in Paris on 29 November.
“This will be my second regional final and I’m going to work hard to win to make it to the world final for the fourth time. To know that you’re one of the top 16 B-Boys in the world is a pretty great feeling,” said Benny.
Africa’s top 16 b-boys include Abdallah (Senegal), Barra (Algeria), Cranky (Tunisia), D 12 (Algeria), Engine (Oman), Klash (Egypt), Peppa (UAE), Ralph (Lebanon), Seasick (Kuwait), Somar (Jordan), Twist (Bahrain), Willy (KSA), Wolf (Morocco) and Yoriyas (Morocco).