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How To Differentiate Larry & Laurent?

How To Differentiate Larry & Laurent?Even though they're twins, there are some big differences between them. Their personalities are very different, not to say opposite, their dancing style is as well, the way they dress, and also some details of their physical appearance. It's difficult for everybody to see the differences in the beginning but after a little while you'll be able [See Full Article...]

 

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Birthday

December 6, 1988

Birthday

Born Laurent Nicolas Bourgeois and Larry Nicolas Bourgeois (Lau is older by about two minutes) in Sarcelles, France.

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Join Criminalz Crew

January 1, 2005

Join Criminalz Crew

Some time in 2005 Larry and Laurent joined Criminalz Crew.

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Appearance in “Quelque Part” Music Video

October 18, 2007

Appearance in “Quelque Part” Music Video

They shortly appeared in the Sheryfa Luna’s music video for “Quelque Part” in 2007.

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Incroyable Talent

October 2, 2008

Incroyable Talent

Les Twins appeared on the French show Incroyable Talent (the same format show as America’s Got Talent). They lasted through to the finale but didn’t end up winning the show.

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Appearance in “Dilly Dally” Music Video

January 1, 2009

Appearance in “Dilly Dally” Music Video

“Twins” Theatre Show in Paris

April 7, 2009

“Twins” Theatre Show in Paris

After their success from Incroyable Talent, the twins opened their own theatre show at Theatre Trevise

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Summer Street Dancing in Paris

June 1, 2009

Summer Street Dancing in Paris

Les Twins danced for crowds in the streets of Paris during the summer of 2009, including for a few outdoor festivals.

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Appearance in “Ca Fait Mal” Music Video

August 1, 2009

Appearance in “Ca Fait Mal” Music Video

They appeared in the rapper La Fouine’s music video “Ca fait mal” in 2009.

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Win “Battle of the Stylez” Hip Hop Category – Germany

May 22, 2010

Win “Battle of the Stylez” Hip Hop Category – Germany

Viral Video Fame

August 28, 2010

Viral Video Fame

This performance at World of Dance San Diego in 2010 (video shot and edited by Yak Films) launched Les Twins into world wide awareness when it went viral. To date it is the single most viewed video on YouTube of anything they’ve done.

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Just Dance 2 game – “Jump”

October 12, 2010

Just Dance 2 game – “Jump”

Les Twins choreographed and filmed the dance for the song Jump by Chris Cross for the Ubisoft video game Just Dance 2.

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US Television Debut

November 9, 2010

US Television Debut

Les Twins performed on the Ellen show after she saw their World of Dance San Diego video from August.

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Appearance on ABC News

November 30, 2010

Appearance on ABC News

Les Twins were briefly mentioned in a news piece by the US news channel ABC News. Watch the full story HERE

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Win Juste Debout in Japan

January 11, 2011

Win Juste Debout in Japan

Laurent Wins Dance@Live Japan Hiphop Side West

February 16, 2011

Laurent Wins Dance@Live Japan Hiphop Side West

The biggest showdown of Larry vs. Laurent in 2011

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Win Hip Hop Title at Juste Debout Paris

March 13, 2011

Win Hip Hop Title at Juste Debout Paris

Epic battles. Moves that are now legendary. This event was historic.

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Found in NYC by Beyoncé

April 2, 2011

Found in NYC by Beyoncé

Some time after Juste Debout, Les Twins went to visit NYC. While in Times Square they were spotted by a member of Beyoncé’s team who recognized them as the dancers Beyoncé had been wanting to track down for the last two years.

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Les Twins perform with Beyoncé at the Billboard Music Awards

May 22, 2011

Les Twins perform with Beyoncé at the Billboard Music Awards

X-Factor France Finale with Beyoncé

June 27, 2011

X-Factor France Finale with Beyoncé

Perform at Glastonbury with Beyoncé

June 27, 2011

Perform at Glastonbury with Beyoncé

Rocawear Commercial

June 30, 2011

Rocawear Commercial

Appearance in Alternate Beyoncé “Run the World” Music Video

July 1, 2011

Appearance in Alternate Beyoncé “Run the World” Music Video

Start Touring with Cirque du Soleil

October 2, 2011

Start Touring with Cirque du Soleil

Cirque du Soleil Michael Jackson: The Immortal World Tour

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Appearance on DWTS

November 8, 2011

Appearance on DWTS

Les Twins performed on the US show Dancing With The Stars with the troupe from Cirque du Soleil: Michael Jackson’s Immortal World Tour

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World Of Dance 2012 Performance

April 9, 2012

World Of Dance 2012 Performance

They danced on the stage of the World Of Dance event in 2012.

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Larry Wins ‘All Styles Battle’ at HHI

August 5, 2012

Larry Wins ‘All Styles Battle’ at HHI

Hip Hop International 2012 Performance

August 5, 2012

Hip Hop International 2012 Performance

Les Twins performed on the stage of Hip Hop International in Las Vegas.

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Win Top Styles/All Styles Division at Freestyle Session 15

September 2, 2012

Win Top Styles/All Styles Division at Freestyle Session 15

Larry Sleeve Tattoo

October 1, 2012

Larry Sleeve Tattoo

Some time between September and November Larry got his full sleeve tattoo on his right arm.

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Dance All! (So You Think You Can Dance) in Ukraine

November 9, 2012

Dance All! (So You Think You Can Dance) in Ukraine

Laurent Sleeve Tattoo

December 1, 2012

Laurent Sleeve Tattoo

Some time between November and December Laurent got his full sleeve tattoo on his left arm.

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Featured at G-Shock “Real Toughness” event in Japan

December 8, 2012

Featured at G-Shock “Real Toughness” event in Japan

Les Twins performed and also battled Japanese Hip Hop team Rush Ball at this event in Tokyo.

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The Mrs Carter World Tour

March 15, 2013

The Mrs Carter World Tour

Beyoncé’s The Mrs. Carter Show – World Tour begins April 15th. Les Twins are the only male performers in the entire show.

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Appearance in “Play Hard” Music Video

April 22, 2013

Appearance in “Play Hard” Music Video

“Play Hard” by David Guetta featuring Ne-Yo and Akon

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Beats By Dre Neon Mxr US Commercial

May 19, 2013

Beats By Dre Neon Mxr US Commercial

Appearance in “Now Is The Time” Music Video

August 11, 2013

Appearance in “Now Is The Time” Music Video

Hip Hop International 2013 Performance

August 13, 2013

Hip Hop International 2013 Performance

Les Twins performed at Hip Hop International’s World Hip Hop Dance Championship Finals 2013 at Orleans Arena in Las Vegas. That performance went pretty viral with over 10 million views.

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Larry wins the WOD 2013 Battles

November 1, 2013

Larry wins the WOD 2013 Battles

Les Twins made in to the finale in which they had to battle each other and Larry won.

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Featured in Coke (RED) MOVEment Campaign for Coca-Cola

November 15, 2013

Featured in Coke (RED) MOVEment Campaign for Coca-Cola

Coca-Cola, and (RED) joined together to make a campaign to help deliver an AIDS-free generation by 2015. They collected some of the world’s best dance groups to be the faces of the campaign.

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World Of Dance 2013 Performance

November 18, 2013

World Of Dance 2013 Performance

Les Twins performed on the World Of Dance’s stage of San Diego in 2013.

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Appearance in Beyoncé’s “Blow” Music Video

December 13, 2013

Appearance in Beyoncé’s “Blow” Music Video

Appearance in “Jealous” Music Video

December 13, 2013

Appearance in “Jealous” Music Video

Laurent shortly appears at around 1:49 in Beyoncé’s music video “Jealous”.

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Guests on the Arsenio Hall Show

January 29, 2014

Guests on the Arsenio Hall Show

Appearance in “Le Grand Journal”

May 5, 2014

Appearance in “Le Grand Journal”

Les Twins were invited to the famous show “Le Grand Journal” on one of the biggest French TV channel.

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Live at the Kennedy Center

May 28, 2014

Live at the Kennedy Center

They performed for the Kennedy Center audience.

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Jay Z & Beyoncé ‘On The Run Tour’ Starts

June 25, 2014

Jay Z & Beyoncé ‘On The Run Tour’ Starts

First Google hangout 2014

July 16, 2014

First Google hangout 2014

Perform with Beyoncé at the MTV VMAs

August 29, 2014

Perform with Beyoncé at the MTV VMAs

Concert at the Stade de France (On The Run Tour)

September 13, 2014

Concert at the Stade de France (On The Run Tour)

Les Twins said that their mom really understood how famous they became when they told her they were going to perform at the Stade de France, fifth-largest stadium in Europe.

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Just Dance Now with Coca-Cola and Les Twins

September 25, 2014

Just Dance Now with Coca-Cola and Les Twins

Appearance in Far East Movement’s “Bang It To The Curb” Music Video

November 13, 2014

Appearance in Far East Movement’s “Bang It To The Curb” Music Video

Appearance in “Lips Are Movin” Music Video

November 19, 2014

Appearance in “Lips Are Movin” Music Video

Several dance celebrities took part to Meghan Trainor’s music video “Lips Are Movin”, Les Twins included.

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Win World of Dance All Styles 2 vs. 2

December 20, 2014

Win World of Dance All Styles 2 vs. 2

Second Google hangout: “Holiday Hangout” (Live Q&A)

December 20, 2014

Second Google hangout: “Holiday Hangout” (Live Q&A)

World Of Dance 2014 in Las Vegas

December 24, 2014

World Of Dance 2014 in Las Vegas

They performed on the stage of the World Of Dance event in Las Vegas.

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Larry Wins Full Force All-Styles “7 to Smoke”

January 10, 2015

Larry Wins Full Force All-Styles “7 to Smoke”

Appearance in “Ayo” Music Video

February 3, 2015

Appearance in “Ayo” Music Video

They appeared in Chris Brown ft. Tyga’s music video for “Ayo”.

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Guests of The Queen Latifah Show

February 10, 2015

Guests of The Queen Latifah Show

They were the guests of Queen Latifah during her show. They performed and answered her questions in a quick interview.

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Third Google hangout: “Valentine’s Hangout”

February 14, 2015

Third Google hangout: “Valentine’s Hangout”

Attend Paris Fashion Week

March 5, 2015

Attend Paris Fashion Week

Pictured here sitting with the one and only Donatella Versace.

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Nominated in the TOP 20 of the cutest sportsmen

March 12, 2015

Nominated in the TOP 20 of the cutest sportsmen

The well-known French dating website www.adopteunmec.com nominated Les Twins to be a part of the TOP 20 of the cutest athletes and asked women to vote. Guess who won?

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WOD France: Les Twins hosted and performed

April 16, 2015

WOD France: Les Twins hosted and performed

Les Twins hosted and performed for the World Of Dance in Grenoble, France.

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“Marrakech Du Rire” Performance

June 19, 2015

“Marrakech Du Rire” Performance

Les Twins were invited to perform for the “Marrakech Du Rire” in Morocco in June 2015 on the French TV channel M6.

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Cameo in Bollywood movie ABCD 2

June 19, 2015

Cameo in Bollywood movie ABCD 2

Nominated for “Choice Dancer” 2015 Teen Choice Awards

July 1, 2015

Nominated for “Choice Dancer” 2015 Teen Choice Awards

Vogue Paris Foundation Gala Performance

July 15, 2015

Vogue Paris Foundation Gala Performance

Les Twins performed at the Vogue Paris Foundation Gala in July 2015.

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Laurent ft. Maitre Gims: “Angelina”

August 8, 2015

Laurent ft. Maitre Gims: “Angelina”

Laurent is featured with the famous French singer Maitre Gims on the track “Angelina”.

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Appearance in the movie “Breaking Through”

September 21, 2015

Appearance in the movie “Breaking Through”

Les Twins have a cameo part to the movie “Breaking Through” about dancers trying to get famous on YouTube. The film had a limited release in the US.

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Launch Les Twins Capsule Clothing Line with Eleven Paris

September 22, 2015

Launch Les Twins Capsule Clothing Line with Eleven Paris

Laurent appears in “Sapés Comme Jamais”

October 19, 2015

Laurent appears in “Sapés Comme Jamais”

Laurent appears in the music video “Sapés comme jamais” by Maitre Gims.

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Modeling for Galeries Lafayette’s campaign “Le Nouveau Chic”

October 27, 2015

Modeling for Galeries Lafayette’s campaign “Le Nouveau Chic”

Les Twins are a part of the fashion advertising campaign “Le Nouveau Chic” by the Galeries Lafayette.

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Appearance in Missy Elliot “WTF” Music Video

November 12, 2015

Appearance in Missy Elliot “WTF” Music Video

Win Hip Hop Division with Criminalz of KOD World Cup France

November 15, 2015

Win Hip Hop Division with Criminalz of KOD World Cup France

The Criminalz Crew team of Waydi, Bouboo, and Les Twins won the Hip Hop division of the KOD 2016 World Cup in France. The world finals will take place in Anaheim California in April 2016.

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Photoshoot for British Vogue

November 19, 2015

Photoshoot for British Vogue

Les Twins grace the pages of British Vogue, appearing in themagazine’s December 2015 issue. The dancing brothers join top model Karlie Kloss.

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Larry ft. Red Cafe: “No Fakes”

February 8, 2016

Larry ft. Red Cafe: “No Fakes”

Larry in featuring with Red Cafe for the track “No Fakes”.

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Les Twins x Valentine’s Day

February 14, 2016

Les Twins x Valentine’s Day

Les Twins made a surprise video for Valentine’s Day in which they answered some questions for us.

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World Of Dance 2016 Performance

April 2, 2016

World Of Dance 2016 Performance

Les Twins danced on the stage of the World Of Dance event on April 2nd in Los Angeles.

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KOD 2016 World Cup Finals

April 8, 2016

KOD 2016 World Cup Finals

Criminalz Crew destroys the competition in the Hip Hop category, but France loses to Korea in the Finals.

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Workshop Tour in Germany

May 5, 2016

Workshop Tour in Germany

Les Twins took part to a tour in Germany ran by DA F.U.N.K. They gave 8 workshops in 8 different cities (Augsburg, Stuttgart, Wiesbaden, Köln, Hannover, Berlin, Dusselforf and Saarbrücken) starting from May 5th to the 14th, and also took part to club nights after some of these workshops.

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WOD Live at BET Experience 2016

June 27, 2016

WOD Live at BET Experience 2016

Les Twins performed on the stage of the BET Experience show. They mostly performed their songs but also danced to the song “Gomorra” by SCH between 2 songs.

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