Check this EXCLUSIVE three minute film from last weekends world renowned UK Beatbox Championships, sponsored by Relentless Energy Drink at SCALA in London. The film features key artists, judges and vibes from the day, as the best Beatboxers and fans from around the UK converged to see who would be crowned the winners of the three categories up for contention on the day….. Solo, Team and Looping.
With World Class Beatboxers judging the event featuring France’s ALEM (World Solo Champion), Bulgaria’s PE4ENKATA (World Female Champion) and Australia’s TOM THUM this was a truly international event and competitors had to bring their A-game.
The event brings together the world famous UKBC live show – a riotous, high octane battle competition with big cash prizes (courtesy of Relentless) and top music equipment (Korg and Samson) at stake – with the spotlight on the most cutting edge beatbox vocal artists in Britain. Alongside boundary-pushing live performances from the UK’s top artists at the forefront of Hip Hop and Bass culture. Hosting duties on the night were held down by TOO MANY T’s and NATTY SPEAKS and the event was supported with a heavy line up of Live music from ALIX PEREZ, DIRTY DIKE (High Focus) with DJ SAMMY B SIDE, Manchester’s CHIMPO & SKITTLES (LEVELZ), Beatboxer TOM THUM, THE BEATBOX COLLECTIVE (World Team Champions) and DJ BOBA FATT all combining to make this a legendary event.
So after stiff competition and pushing UK Beatboxing to new levels who were crowned Champions?? Well, D-Low was crowned UK Solo Champion, while the all female team of BURD scooped up the UK Team crown for the second year in a row and Bellatrix took the Loop category.