Hip hop celebrates its 50th anniversary, and in 2024, breakdancing – officially named ‘breaking’ – will be at the Olympics for the first time at the Summer Games in Paris.
To mark this moment, Bboy Bobak Champion is brought Birmingham-based Muslim young men together to develop their breaking skills and showcase their skills.
Salaam ‘O’ Salaam is described as a friendly community-focused Hip-Hop and breakin’ jam. Young people came together to learn from renowned bboys and engaged with some of the UK’s finest dancers in a cypher.
Mohammed Ali, who hosted the event at ‘Port Hope’ Arts Warehouse said, “We brought one of the pillars of hip-hop to our community warehouse space ‘Port Hope’. It’s our first breakin’ jam in the space where we invited @bobakchampion and @breakmission to engage with our space and community. Breakers of Iranian, Moroccan, Arab and Pakistani heritage shared their art.”