Who’s The Dancer On The Apple AirPod Commercial?

Who’s The Dancer On The Apple AirPod Commercial?

Apple’s new iPhone 7 AirPod commercial is visually captivating, that’s for sure. The one minute TV ad appears in black and white, and features some amazing footwork by Los Angeles dancer, Lil Buck.

The ad comes from LA advertising agency TBWA Chiat Day. Lil Buck (Charles Riley) fulfills the ad’s tagline with dance moves that seem like they’re “practically magic”, during his daytime “Stroll”.

Lil Buck On Apple iPhone 7 + AirPod Commercial


Riley was born in born in Chicago and raised in Memphis. The 28-year-old, who is now based in LA, specializes in a style of street dance called ‘jookin’.

You’ll notice on the close-up shots of his feet, Lil Buck’s movements have a mixture of ballet as well. That skill comes from having studied ballet for two years, while on scholarship at the New Ballet Ensemble in Memphis.

Lil Buck at Fondation Louis Vuitton

Since moving to LA to chase his dream, Buck has appeared on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, a performance with Yo-Yo Ma in China and during the Madonna half-time show during Super Bowl XLVI.

He’s danced for the Cirque du Soleil show Michael Jackson: One, modeled and performed alongside classical dance artist Mikhail Baryshnikov in a commercial for Rag & Bone. Most recently, Buck can be seen in the new Lexus Super Bowl 2017 commercial (see below)

What's The Song

©Apple 2017

The new Apple AirPod commercial that has Lil Buck dancing on the walls, roof-tops and the pavement, is sure to take his status to the next level.

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Lil Buck In Lexus Super Bowl 2017 TV Ad (Extended)


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