Ali Ramdani (1984), is an influential performer, and choreographer in the b-boy/urban dance scene.  He is better known by his stage name Lilou and his heritage is French-Algerian. He is part of the France based team Pockemon Crew and the all-star team LEGION X. Since the beginning of his career in 1999 he has won many international prizes, both with his crew and as a solo dancer.

 

 

 

 

 

 

QUICK FACTS:

  • He has had a black belt in Kung Fu since he was sixteen.
  • He is a practicing Muslim and can speak Algerian-Arabic, French and English.
  • Lilou was the winner of the b-boy competition Red Bull BC One in 2005 and 2009.
  • He is one of the only two b-boys to have won the Red Bull BC One twice, the other being Hong 10.
  • In 2005, Lilou won the Chef Rocka award at the UK Bboy Championships.
  • In 2006, he was part of the Pockemon team that won the Crews competition at the UK Bboy Championships.
  • In 2006 Lilou was featured in the game ‘B-Boy’, released by Freestyle Games.
  • In 2010 Lilou took part in Chemical Brothers’s video Midnight Madness. He also appears in the film StreetDance 2.
  • In 2012 he joined Madonna’s MDNA Tour as a dancer and choreographer. He lists Michael Jackson, Zinédine Zidane, Muhammad Ali, and Jamiroquai as influences.
  • Is known for wearing an “I’m a Muslim Don’t Panic” t-shirt or keffiyeh to express unity among his fellow muslims.

Primary sources: Wikipedia.com & Redbullbcone.com.



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