Lil Buck,the Bessie Award winning performer, mastered the local dance tradition of Jookin from the streets of Memphis. Nicknamed “street ballet” for good reason, Lil Buck has become a rising star in the dance world, having performed in ads by the likes of Louis Vuitton and Apple. His latest venture invited renowned film director Vernie Yeung to capture his unique airborne dance routine.Continue reading
London-based director Andrew Margetson follows Memphis-born jookin’ dancer Lil Buck as he twists and turns past masterpieces by the likes of Picasso and Matisse to mark the current exhibition at Fondation Louis Vuitton in Paris, Icons Of Modern Art: The Shchukin Collection.Continue reading
New York City is the dance capital of the world! This week we have modern masters in Manhattan, Hip- Hop Downtown, and Burlesque in Brooklyn. Here are a few events guaranteed to keep you Out and About.Continue reading
Stroll, Apple’s latest 60-second spot in its ongoing iPhone 7 Practically Magic campaign. The commercial stars Lil Buck, the 28-year-old freestyle dancer, and Bessie Award winner, who broke into the media mainstream two years ago dancing with Mikhail Baryshnikov in a wonderful ad for Rag & Bone.
In the Apple ad, Buck strolls down the street, AirPods in his ears, and is suddenly freed from gravity as he gyrates through Mexico City to the lilting tune of “Down” by Marian Hill.
A-Z of Dance shows you how to set hearts alight and clubs on fire. Shot on the streets and rooftops of sunny LA, float like an Arabesque, spin like a B-Boy, wobble like a Chicken Noodle Soup… it’s time to step up! In a very special project for i-D and Diesel, director Jacob Sutton has captured the world’s hottest dancers walking in the air in their Jogg Jeans and cut-offs.
Lil Buck shows us the way of Memphis Jookin. Super-thighs Nicole the Pole – star of Rihanna’s Pour It Up video – takes us to a whole other level. And fresh from the Rick Owens catwalk, the Soul Step team show us how to dance to Le1f.Continue reading
Movement artists Jon Boogz and Lil Buckenveloped by the art of Alexa Meade’s art of visual storytelling in Color of Reality, a short film written, directed, and choreographed by Jon Boogz. Continue reading
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