Skratch Bastid has shared a quick routine using N.E.R.D.‘s new single “Lemon” featuring Rihanna. The track, which was released early this month, is currently No. 3 on DJcity’s Hot Box and No. 65 on Billboard’s Hot 100.
“Lemon” is N.E.R.D.’s first release in seven years. The group’s last album, Nothing, was released in 2010.
Watch Skratch’s routine above and download “Lemon” on DJcity.
In August, DJ Jazzy Jeff hosted his annual Playlist Retreat gathering at his home in Delaware. The multi-day event featured an eclectic guest list, including J. Cole, DJ Dahi, Mr. Carmack, Lord Finesse, Young Guru, Z-Trip, and Peanut Butter Wolf.
Also in attendance were two of Canada’s finest turntablists: Skratch Bastid and Hedspin. Watch above to see them perform a quick routine at the retreat.
The 2016 Red Bull Thre3style World Finals included a variety of workshops and jam sessions. One of our favorites was the “Ultimate Breaks and Beats” event, which was named after the 1980s compilation series of the same name.
In this behind the scenes clip, Skratch Bastid discusses the importance of the “Amen break” and Poland’s VaZee scratches over it.
Released by The Winstons in 1969, “Amen, Brother” is one of the most famous samples of all time. According to WhoSampled, it has been used in over 2,500 hip-hop, jungle, and drum and bass songs.
It’s been a while since we’ve seen a routine from Skratch Bastid, but today the Canadian turntablist blessed us with a new video. Watch above to see him get busy with one of our favorite tracks from Anderson .Paak‘s Malibu album, “Come Down.” The Hi-Tek-produced song serves as the fourth single from the Grammy-nominated project.
TJ Mizell, Jam Master Jay’s son and A$AP Ferg‘s tour DJ, has teamed up Skratch Bastid to commemorate what would have been his father’s 52nd birthday. The three-minute session features both turntablists throwing down with Run-DMC tracks and samples.