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".
Hip-Hop pioneer Grandmaster Flash appears live on Fox News and killed a Serato free, old school set using real vinyl… flawless! Respect to APC
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
You thought Serato was as next level as things could get? Yuru Suzuki has designed an analog turntable with 5 tonearms and stylus, each containing its own volume fader. He’s also designed the Finger Player, which is a turntable with a wearable stylus that turns the user into a human tonearm allowing one to truly … Read more
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
Q-Bert and DJ Scratch (EPMD, Busta Rhymes, Redman, Wu-Tang, Jay Z) sit down to discuss past dj battles like the New Music Seminar, ITF, and DMC. They also touch on dealing with stage fright, production, and his innovations in DJ’ing.
A little flashback as Whiz Kid and Jazzy Jay explain scratching and mixing while working the hell out of an early mixer and turntables. Kind of makes you appreciate modern luxuries like Serato, right?