DJ Toomp Early Battle Footage

Before being a master of the boards, he was a beast behind the turntables!  Here’s early 1990’s footage of T.I. producer DJ Toomp at an Earwax Records DJ battle where he ended up being one of the co-winners.  Notice the skills while juggling doubles of Jeru The Damaga’s "Come Clean" and Afrika Bambaataa’s "Planet Rock".

Juan Epstein Podcast: The Serato Guys

All the DJ’s and turntable junkies will want to check this one… Pete Rosenburg and Cypha Sounds sit down for a conversation with Serato’s General Manager, Executive Vice Presidents of Product R&D, and New Product R&D.  The Serato crew breaks down the technological principles behind everything and speak about it’s development… crazy! Download: Juan Epstein: … Read more

DJ Scratch Exits EPMD: Money Issues w/ Eric Sermon & Parrish Smith?

Longtime EPMD member DJ Scratch announced that he’s left EPMD after finding out that Eric Sermon and Parrish Smith had been recording an album and performing without him.  In an interview with All Hip Hop, Scratch cites money issues as cause for the rift.  Read the interview and check the footage for a glimpse of … Read more