Charles “Lil Buck” Riley, was born May 25, 1988, in Chicago, while growing up in Memphis he was introduced to an urban street dance style called Memphis Jookin. In 2013 Buck just wrapped up a 9 month contract in the Cirque du Soleil show Michael Jackson: One, in Las Vegas. And in 2014, he presented his skills globally for the world to see.
Lil Buck’s reputation as a local dancer grew through his association with theMemphis based dance group Subculture Royalty and studied ballet at New Ballet Ensemble. At 17, he appeared in several personal dance videos to be feature on Youtube and a locally produced Jookin DVD series called Memphis Jookin Vol.1, 2. Lil Buck moved to Los Angeles when he was 19, to pursue a career. Since then, the sky has been the limit.
Lil Buck in “Tokyo Rain” Japan
Special performance: Lil Buck at TED X Teen 2014
Lil Buck and G Nerd – Memphis Jookin Battle – July 5, 2014 – Part 1