DJ CASH MONEY
DJ Cash Money’s accomplishments are undisputed as the champion on the turntables as the only DJ to win all three DJ championships for the New Music Seminar and the DMC DJ Championships.
GRAND WIZARD THEODORE
Grand Wizzard Theodore was featured in the 1983 film Wild Style, as well as Scratch, the documentary. Mentored by Grandmaster Flash instrumental in creating the Scratch.
DJ Roc Raider
Grandmaster Roc Raida’s routines featured rhythmic body tricks and record manipulation performed with absolute finesse. His innovative sets have continued to inspire. X-Men member and 1995 DMC World Champion.
DJ Cheese is an important figure in the history of turntablism. His winning set from the UK Disco Mix Club (DMC) 1986 competition incorporated scratching, and changed the whole course of the DMC forever..
DJ Grand Master Flash
Grandmaster Flash is one of Hip Hop’s original innovators. One of the first to manipulate music by placing his fingers on the vinyl, perfected beat looping, and introduced many techniques still used today. His iconic kitchen seen in Wild Style is classic.
DJ Q-Bert is hailed as the ambassador of scratching. Recognized by his peers as innovating more styles and systems of scratching. He comes from the era of experimental battle DJs who in the mid-90’s gave shape to the infinite sounds of 2 turntables, a mixer and 2 vinyl records.
DJ Charlie Chase
DJ Charlie Chase is a Puerto Rican DJ who played a key role in early hip hop culture. Hitting the hip hop scene in 1975, Charlie Chase was a founding member of the Cold Crush Brothers with Dj Tony Tone, Grandmaster Caz, JDL, EZ AD and Almighty Kay Gee.
DJ Jazzy Jeff
DJ Jazzy Jeff along with DJ Cash Money is credited with perfecting the transformer scratch. Since 1985, DJ Jazzy Jeff has wowed us with his flawless turntable skills, innovative production and musical versatility.
DJ Craze is the only solo DJ in history to claim the DMC World DJ Championships trophy three times consecutively (1998–2000).
DJ Rob Swift
DJ Rob Swift was tapped, in 1991, by Harlem-based DJ crew X-Men to join their ranks. Within a year he won the coveted DMC East Coast title and became known, worldwide, as a masterful DJ and a force to be reckoned with.
Mix Master Mike
Grammy Award winner Mix Master Mike is a 3 time consecutive winner of the DMC World title, a winner of the 1992 New Music Seminar DJ Battle, where he became the first West Coast DJ to win the title of World Champion. Best known as the DJ for the Beastie Boys.
DJ Aladdin gained prominence as a turntablist, being one of the only West Coast turntablists to compete in the prominently East Coast DMC battles. In 1989, he finished second in the World DJ Championship after winning the US Championship.
DJ Miz 1989 Supremacy Champion and one of the freshest DJs ever, Philadelphia legend DJ Miz
DJ kOOL Herc
DJ Kool Kerc in the early 70s began to isolate the instrumental portion of the record, which emphasized the drum beat—the “break”—and switch from one break to another. Herc used two copies of the same record to elongate the break. This breakbeat DJing, using hard funk and records with Latin percussion, formed the basis of hip hop music.
Grandmaster DJ Scratch started working with EPMD on the 1989 sophomore album, Unfinished Business and also contributed to Business as Usual, Business Never Personal and more.Grammy Nominated Producer and 1988 New Music Seminar DJ World Champion.