The Notorious IBE

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The Notorious IBE is an international Hiphop and Urban dance festival in Heerlen, The Netherlands. Between 1998 and 2005 the festival took place at Nighttown in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. In 2008 the festival moved to the city of Heerlen in the southern province of Limburg (Netherlands).

The Notorious IBE is a festival catering to both insiders and outsiders of the culture and offering the visitots a unique blend of music, dance and cultural programs.

Each IBE edition comes to life through “a collaboration of friends and partners”. These “friends and partners” curate their own programs, invite their own artists, present their own projects and cater to their own following. The result is a long weekend of 50-60 programs varying from music performances, dance battles, dance shows, workshops, talkshows, film, photography and art. In recent years the number of typical festival facilities such as a culture market, creative space and a festival food court has been growing. Making the IBE a unique event in the worldwide Hiphop and urban dance world.

The 15th edition of The Notorious IBE takes place at 1,2 August in the city of Heerlen. On the 31st of July the festival unofficially kicks of with a Block Jam and pre parties in the city center.

Past Super Solo Bboy Battle results[edit]

Year Winner Crew
2018 Canada Phil Wizard Wizards/United Rival
2017 Ukraine Kuzya Breaknuts
2016 United States Victor MF Kidz/Squadron
2015 United Kingdom Sunni Soul Mavericks
2014 France Tonio Inesteam
2013 Japan Issei Foundnation
2012 Germany Killa Sebi B-Town All Stars
2011 Netherlands Niek The Ruggeds
2010 Mexico Hill Unik Breakers
2008 United Kingdom Wilson Soul Mavericks
2005 Netherlands Menno Hustle Kidz/Def Dogz
2004 France Abd-L Vagabonds
2003 Germany Airdit TNT Crew

Past Seven 2 Smoke results[edit]

Year Winner Crew Notes
2017 South Korea Hong 10, South Korea Wing, Netherlands Menno, United States Victor, Venezuela Lil G, Japan Issei, France Junior Red Bull BC One All Stars Seven All Star 2 Smoke Edition
2016 France Nabil Vagabonds/Arabiq Flavor 30+ Seven 2 Smoke Edition
2015 Japan Japan (Issei, Nori, Katsu, Ami, Shigekix) The Last Samurai Seven 2 Smoke Crew Edition
2014 Netherlands Jazzy Gypz The Ruggeds
2013 Japan Issei Foundnation Seven 2 Smoke Winners Edition
2012 South Korea Blond Extreme/SKB
2011 Netherlands Niek The Ruggeds
2010 United States Morris Rock Force/Fallen Kings
2009 Netherlands Menno Hustle Kidz/Def Dogz
2008 United States Mijo Motion Disorderz
2005 United States Kareem Rock Force/Fallen Kings
2004 France Mounir Vagabonds
2003 United States Ronnie Full Force
2002 France Salah Vagabonds

2013 Seven 2 Smoke Winners Edition results[edit]

In 2013, IBE organized a Seven2Smoke Winners Edition with Previous Seven2Smoke winners. Winner included; Ronnie,Kareem, Mijo, Menno, Niek, Blond and Gravity. Bboy Issei from Japan was invited as the UK B-Boy Championships Seven2Smoke winner.

Seven 2 Smoke Winner's Edition
× Ronnie Kareem Mijo Menno Niek Blond Issei Gravity Smokes(W) Smoked(L)
United States Ronnie 3-0 0-1 0-2 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 3 3
United States Kareem 0-3 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 1-0 1-0 2 3
United States Mijo 1-0 0-0 2-1 0-2 0-0 0-0 0-0 3 3
Netherlands Menno 2-0 0-0 1-2 0-1 0-0 0-0 0-0 3 3
Netherlands Neik 0-0 0-0 2-0 1-0 0-2 0-0 0-0 3 2
Australia Blond 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 2-0 0-2 0-0 2 2
Japan Issei 0-0 0-1 0-0 0-0 0-0 2-0 1-1 3 2
United States Gravity 0-0 0-1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 1-1 1 2

After 25 minutes the following bboys were tied with 3 smokes, or wins: Ronnie, Mijo, Menno, Niek and Issei. A tie-break was necessary to determine a winner. After beating all his opponents, bboy Issei (Japan) was crowned the winner.

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