A-Trak and Nick Catchdubs perform at The Roxy in Los Angeles on a Fools Gold Records tour in 2007. (Credit: Steven Meiers Dominguez)
Throughout December, Red Bull Radio will be hosting Hollerboard Redux 2.0, a series of performances featuring an impressive lineup of DJs. The Hollerboard was a late-2000s message board that united an underground collective of selectors, many of whom went on to become critically-acclaimed pros.
Tastemakers like A-Trak, Louisahhh, Jubilee, and YehMe2, plus current Twitch streaming favorite Four Color Zack, are on the lineup. Fool’s Gold Records co-founder Nick Catchdubs will be spinning, as will OG indie DJ trendsetters Dances With White Girls and Cosmo Baker. Dirty South Joe and Lowbudget, two Philadelphia DJs who many cite as vital to the roots of the 2010s underground-to-mainstream evolution, are performing as well.
The schedule is as follows, and DJ sets will be posted on Red Bull Radio’s Mixcloud.
12/15 – Louisahhh @ 6AM PST + Dances With White Girls @ 11AM PST
12/16 – Jubilee @ 6AM PST + Nick Catchdubs @ 11 AM PST
12/17 – Dirty South Joe @ 6AM PST + Lowbudget @ 11AM PST
12/22 – YehMe2 @ 6AM PST + Four Color Zack @ 11AM PST
12/23 – Cosmo Baker @ 6AM PST + A-Trak @ 11AM PST
Check out the flyer for Red Bull Radio’s Hollerboard Redux 2.0 mix series below.
On this installment of the R.O.A.D. Podcast, the crew spoke to South Philadelphia-based DJ Cosmo Baker. The renowned DJ discussed racial tensions and the current temperamental political climate in Philly.
Watch an excerpt above and the full interview here.
Cosmo Baker, a veteran party rocker and turntablist from Philadelphia, has delivered an eclectic mini mix for Serato’s In the Mix series. His 20-minute set consists of funk, hip-hop, R&B, and nu disco-flavored remixes. Baker also throws in some live blends and turntablism throughout.
Watch Cosmo’s mini mix above.
Cosmo Baker, the director of Scratch DJ Academy Philadelphia, has delivered a half-hour mix for the DJcity Podcast. The veteran party rocker and turntablist’s set was recorded live and features mostly Caribbean-influenced tracks.
Born and bred in Philadelphia, Cosmo has opened for and played alongside artists such as JAY-Z, Drake, Diplo, DJ Jazzy Jeff, DJ AM, DJ Premier, and A-Trak. Over the years, Cosmo has served as a judge and performer at Red Bull 3Style competitions.
2. WizKid – Come Closer – Frandiego & Mozes Remix
3. French Montana ft. Alkaline – Formula
4. Usher – U Don’t Have To Call – DJ B.Cause Tropkillaz Edit
5. Missy Elliott – Work It – KidCutUp Rock The Bells Bootleg
6. Nas – The Don – DJ Larry T Remix
7. J Balvin & Willy Williams ft. Beyonce – Mi Gente Remix
8. Ape Drums ft. Major Lazer & Busy Signal – The Way We Do This – Jordan Crisp Hype Edit
9. DJ Khaled ft. Rihanna – Wild Thoughts – DJ Valid & SAM I AM Remix
10. N.O.R.E. – Nothin’ – DUTTY Remix
11. Mr. Carmack – Chillin With Girlfriends – Pumpichulo Bounce
12. Mr. Probz ft. Anderson Paak – Gone
13. JAY-Z vs Clark Sisters – Family Feud vs Ha Ya – Nick Bike Edit
14. Tory Lanez – Skrt Skrt
Earlier this month, DJ Jazzy Jeff and Scratch DJ Academy‘s Cosmo Baker held a Q&A session after the Philadelphia screening of the DJ AM As I Am documentary. Jeff, who was a close friend and partner of AM, discussed some of his most memorable moments with him, why he was such a great DJ, and how he influenced the culture.
In honor of National DJ Day on Wednesday, local news station FOX 29 visited Scratch DJ Academy’s new location in Philadelphia.
Reporter Quincy Harris spoke with the school’s director, Cosmo Baker, about what they offer and what to expect from their DJ 101 course. Instructors Rich Medina and Gun$ Garcia also made appearances in the video.
Watch above and visit Scratch DJ Academy Philadelphia at 209 Chestnut Street, 2nd Floor.
Related: DJ Dwells & Scratch DJ Academy Featured on ABC News
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