K-Swizz at the 2018 IDA World DJ Championships
The IDA World DJ Championships went down in Kraków, Poland on Saturday, Dec. 8.
It was another big year for New Zealand’s DJ K-SWIZZ. The 15-year-old won the Technical category for the second year in a row and took the Show category as part of the duo Superbeast DJs with Japan’s DJ RENA. They became the youngest ever to win that category.
Poland’s Pan Jaras also won the Online Scratch Battle for the second year in a row, with Poland’s Keeper ET coming in second.
Below are the full competition results and videos of the winning routines.
1. DJ K-SWIZZ — New Zealand
2. DJ Toltech — U.S.A.
3. DJ Kitsos — Greece
1. Superbeast DJs (DJ RENA and DJ K-SWIZZ) — Japan and New Zealand
2. Daddy Always Ready and Uncle Jaras — Poland
3. Wax Tribe — Russia
Online Scratch Battle
1. Pan Jaras — Poland
2. Keeper ET — Poland
The winner will be announced at the IDA World DJ Championships in Kraków, Poland on Saturday, Dec. 8. The battle will be streamed live on DJcity’s Facebook page.
Watch their final routines below, which use DJ Odilon’s “Imma Beat You” instrumental.
The 2018 IDA World DJ Championships are set to go down on in Kraków, Poland on Dec. 8.
To promote the battle, IDA has released a creative promo video that features D-Styles along with former IDA World champions Pan Jaras, K-Swizz, The Mixfitz, and beatboxer Tom Thum. The track used in the video was also produced by D-Styles.
Watch above and stay tuned for more IDA content.
JFB, who’s a three-time UK DMC champion and 2016 Red Bull 3Style world finalist, threw down an impressive 8-minute routine featuring his world-class turntablism.
Watch it above.
DJ K-Swizz competes at the IDA World DJ Championships in Kraków, Poland on Dec. 2, 2017.
The IDA World DJ Championships went down in Kraków, Poland on Saturday, Dec. 2. New Zealand’s DJ K-Swizz won the Technical category, Belgium’s The Mixfitz took the Show category, and Poland’s DJ Pan Jaras was crowned winner of the Scratch category.
At just 14 years old, K-Swizz is now the youngest turntablist to win the IDA. He posted the following message on Instagram after the battle:
“I’ve been entering dj battles & battling men since I was 10yrs old, 4yrs later I’m here & very thankful… this year I placed 5th for @dmc_world online finals, made the top 6 for @goldieawards world final in Brooklyn New York, I didn’t make it to London for DMC world Supremacy due to no funding to get my flights, I had to crowd fund 5K for my flights to Krakow Poland for @idaworldofficial …”
Below are the results of the competition and videos of the winning routines.
1. DJ K-Swizz (New Zealand)
2. DJ Jeppa (U.K.)
3. DJ Topic (France)
1. The Mixfitz (Belgium)
2. Wax Tribe (Russia)
3. Daddy Always Ready (Poland)
1. DJ Pan Jaras (Poland)
2. DJ VaZee (Poland)
The winner will be announced at the IDA World DJ Championships in Kraków, Poland on Saturday, Dec. 2.
Watch their final routines below, which use DJ Odilon’s “Designer Music” instrumental.
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