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‘R.O.A.D. Podcast’: DJ Lazyboy on Competing at the Red Bull 3Style Finals While Battling Cancer

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Red Bull 3Style‘s current US National Champion, DJ Lazyboy, spoke with the R.O.A.D. Podcast last week. The Bay Area DJ shared his struggles fighting cancer and trying to regain strength for the upcoming 3Style World Championships in Moscow, Russia.

Lazyboy also explained his approach that led him to win the 3Style US National final in San Francisco.

Watch an excerpt above and the full episode here.

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DJ Lazyboy Wins Red Bull 3Style US Final

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DJ Lazyboy at the Red Bull 3Style National Final in San Francisco on Dec. 8, 2019. (Source: Abigail Stephenson / Red Bull Content Pool)

DJ Lazyboy won the Red Bull 3Style X US National Final on December 8, competing against Matsu, Dynamix, Shane Canfield, DJ FingerSmith, and DJ Chris Villa.

DJ Lazyboy is a veteran open-format DJ and a seven-time DMC Bay Area finalist. This is his first Red Bull 3Style national final win.

Listen to DJ Lazyboy’s winning set below.

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DJ Lazyboy Wins DJcity and Pioneer DJ’s DJM Challenge

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DJ Lazyboy in his entry video. (Source: Instagram)

The Bay Area’s DJ Lazyboy has won DJcity and Pioneer DJ‘s DJM Challenge!

For his prize, he gets to choose between two DJ setups: two XDJ-1000MK2 players and one DJM-750 mixer or two PLX-1000 turntables and one DJM-S9 mixer.

Watch his entry video below.

The runner-ups of the challenge are DJ Deception (St. Louis, Missouri), Dopez (Austin, Texas), and Eps (Portland, Oregon).

The contest, which was open to US residents only, received over 500 entries during three weeks. Contestants were judged on creativity by a panel of DJcity staff members.

We’d like to thank everyone who entered and acknowledge the following stand-out contestants (in alphabetical order):

Diggy the DJ: Super clean set that flips the Godfather of Soul
DJELEMENTAZ: Fire drumming
Dj Friktion: Super creative and tight routine from one-half of The Goodfellas
DJ Ivan G: All vinyl, sharp cuts, and clean juggles
DJ Nikki Duran: Quick mixes and cuts of timeless records
DJ Rectic: Rework of a Houston classic
DJ Remedy: DMC-caliber juggles
Herm: Nice to see some smiles!
Mark Cutz: Clean flip of a classic record
MikeyBside: Super clean looping technique
PattyClover: Sharp cuts and quick mixes
PDot: Clean word play and cuts
Reed Streets: Live remix of Ginuwine’s “Pony”
REFLEKSHIN: Nice word play and juggles
ROYALE: Clean and aggressive cuts and juggles
RuKu$: We love that he shot his video at Guitar Center. Extra points for ingenuity!
Victamone: Love the blend!

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