Turntablism

Skratch School Announces ‘Boasty’ DJ Challenge

Skratch School

Skratch Bastid’s Skratch School has announced their “Boasty” DJ Challenge. The star-studded collab by Wiley, Stefflon Don, and Sean Paul features vocals from actor/DJ Idris Elba. It peaked at No. 11 on the UK Singles chart.

Competitors must record a video of them flipping the track in a creative, skillful way as they would in a club set. The winner will receive a pair of 12″ Serato control vinyl, a Red Bull Music 3Style “Play With Music” hat and sweater, and a Bastid’s BBQ apron.

Here’s how to enter:

– Download the tools here. Record a video using at least one part of “Boasty”, whether it’s the full song, the instrumental, or pieces of the acapella.
– Your entry must be at least 16 bars long (approx 37s), up to a max of 2 minutes.
– This challenge will be judged on musical creativity (50%) as well as technical skill and technique (50%). The goal here is to create a routine that works in the club, and showcases your skills.
– The contest is open until Friday, May 3 at midnight ET.

Learn more about the challenge here and watch DJ Kamo‘s submission below.

Related: Super Hero DJs Launch DJ Challenge

Watch DJ Per4m’s ‘Bedroom Sessions’ Routine

DJ Per4m, a 36-year old party rocker from Philadelphia, has dropped a throwback hip-hop mix for DJcityTV’s Bedroom Sessions.

Per4m has been DJing for over 15 years and is active in the Philadelphia club scene. He also runs the mobile DJ company Skyline DJ Group, specializing in high-end events in Philly and New York City.

Tracklist:

1. Nelly – Ride Wit Me – Viceroy Remix
2. Ol’ Dirty Bastard – Got Your Money
3. The Notorious B.I.G. vs. The O’Jays – For The Love Of Mo Money
4. Ray Charles – I Got A Woman
5. Kanye West ft. Jamie Foxx – Gold Digger
6. 50 Cent ft. Ludacris – I Get Money – Funkymix

Follow DJ Per4m on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.

Got what it takes to be featured on the next “Bedroom Sessions” episode? Send a sample video to brs@djcity.com.

Related: Watch Vega’s ‘Bedroom Sessions’ Routine

Super Hero DJs Launch DJ Challenge

Super Hero DJs

The Super Hero DJs online school has launched a DJ challenge.

The first place winner will receive a Phase wireless DJ system, a limited set of control vinyl, and a lifetime membership to the school. The second place winner will get a limited set of control vinyl and a one-year membership to the school. The third place winner will receive a Super Hero DJs snapback hat and a one-year membership to the school.

Here’s how to enter:

– Download the tools here
– Record a video in frontal view at a minimum of 1080p resolution with a maximum of 60 seconds length
– Upload the video with the hashtag #HeroesWorkHard

Submit your entry by Monday, April 15.

Related: Watch: DJ Navarro Gives Tone Play Tutorial

Watch: DJ Navarro Gives Tone Play Tutorial

DJ Navarro, a turntablist from Chile, breaks down one of his tone play routines in a tutorial for the Super Hero DJs online school. The video is part of the school’s SPOTLIGHT series, which focuses on up-and-coming talent. In the routine, Navarro scratches and plays a guitar melody over a Latin beat.

Super Hero DJs offers multilingual lessons from world-class DJs, including former 3Style and DMC champs like Trayze, Hedspin, Fong Fong, JFB, and 69Beats.

Watch a preview of DJ Navarro’s tutorial above and sign up to watch the full video. (Use coupon code “SUPERWELCOME” for a 15% discount.)

Related: Watch: DJ FJ Gives Turntablism Tutorial

DJcityTV and DJ Fuze Team for New Series, ’20-Year View’

As a mixer on Los Angeles’ Power 106, DJ Fuze plays current hits on a daily basis. However, as a club DJ, Fuze also spins classics.

To compare different eras, DJcityTV has enlisted Fuze for a new series called 20-Year View. As its name suggests, the series features Fuze performing routines with new and classic tracks that were popular 20 years apart from each other.

For the debut episode, Fuze flips tracks that were popular in March 1999 and March 2019.

Watch above, and catch Fuze in the morning Monday through Friday on Power 106.

Fatman Scoop ft. The Crooklyn Clan – Be Faithful
Faith Evans – Love Like This
Khalid – Better
Drake – Nice For What
21 Savage ft. J. Cole – a lot
JAY-Z – Hard Knock Life
Meek Mill ft. Drake – Going Bad
Eminem – My Name Is
Post Malone & Swae Lee – Sunflower
TLC – No Scrubs

Follow DJ Fuze on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.

Related: Watch: DJ FISA Performs Routine at 3Style IX World Finals

Watch: Brandan Duke the DJ Drops ‘King’s Dead’ Routine

Brandan Duke the DJ, a 12-year old turntablist from Ontario, Canada, has put down a routine for Serato. In his performance, Duke flips Jay Rock, Kendrick Lamar, Future, & James Blake‘s Grammy Award-winning track “King’s Dead.”

Duke is the 2018 Goldie Awards Vice Champion. He formerly held the Guinness World Record for youngest club DJ, having played at the Kool Haus in Toronto at the age of six.

Watch his routine above.

Related: Watch Brandan Duke the DJ’s ‘Bedroom Sessions’ Routine

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