Tuesday, January 13, 2009

The Next Plateau

Wow. Things done changed.

I just caught Planet B-Boy on MTV2 this past Sunday night. I know that breakdancing had evolved into something more than uprocking and backspins but the contemporary b-boy continues to take the art form to new heights. Sometimes when I see what they're able to do, physically, with the precision, speed, intricacy, complexity, and the sheer strength and body control it takes to pull off each move...I dunno. I don't think they're human. And battles sure as hell aren't what they used to be.

Oliver Wang interviewed the documentary's director Benson Lee back in June of 2008 which you can read here.

The documentary is definitely worth checking out.