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Watch Just Blaze’s Routine for Hot 97’s ‘5 Minutes of Funk’

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Legendary hip-hop producer Just Blaze has been featured on Funkmaster Flex’s “5 Minutes of Funk” segment for Hot 97.

While he’s best known for his productions, Blaze put his DJ skills on display in an extended 12-minute set. The New Jersey native scratched and juggled his way through some of hip-hop’s most classic breakbeats.

“5 Minutes of Funk” is a new series that showcases talented DJs. Previous guests include Scram Jones, DJ Fatfingaz, and Statik Selektah.

Watch above.

Related: Watch Scram Jones’ Routine for Hot 97’s ‘5 Minutes of Funk’

Enferno Live Remixes Just Blaze and Baauer’s ‘Higher’

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When it comes to live remixers, Washington, D.C.-based DJ ENFERNO immediately comes to mind. The former DMC champ has built a reputation for delivering creative and impressive routines in recent years, averaging over 100,000 views per video.
 
Now, returning for his first solo routine since 2014, ENFERNO has flipped Just Blaze and Baauer’s trap anthem “Higher.” The four-minute video includes scratching, juggling, finger drumming, and piano playing — at times simultaneously.
 
The performance has even inspired Blaze himself:
 


 

 
Here’s a complete list of the equipment that ENFERNO used for the routine:
 
Hardware:
 
– Apple MacBook Pro
– Native Instruments Maschine Mikro
– Native Instruments Maschine MK2
– Native Instruments Komplete Kontrol S49
– Native Instruments Traktor Audio 6
– Pioneer DJ DJM-900NXS
– Technics 1200s
 
Software:
 
– Ableton Live 9
– Native Instruments Kontakt New York Concert Grand
– Native Instruments Massive
– Native Instruments Traktor Scratch Pro 2
 
Related: Watch Enferno and Shiftee’s ‘Pop Music’ Routine

Watch Just Blaze’s Epic Set for the MikiDz Show

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There have been some epic performances on DJcity’s MikiDz Show over the years, but Monday’s live stream featuring Just Blaze was truly one for the books.
 
Performing for an intimate crowd of DJs and industry figures, the legendary producer delivered an hour of classic hip-hop and soul, including an unreleased Busta Rhymes and M.O.P. song and a handful of unreleased instrumentals.
 
Among the instrumentals were:
 
– The original version of Drake and Rick Ross’s “Lord Knows”
– Jay Electronica’s “Exhibit G”
– A track from Jay Z’s The Blueprint 3 sessions
– An untitled song slated for Jeezy
– An early Slaughterhouse track
– An unfinished remix of Joe Budden’s “Pump It Up” with Kid Kamillion
 
And it didn’t stop there. After his set, Blaze engaged in an insightful interview with hosts MikiWAR and DJ Dainjazone, in which he shared stories about Jay Z, Kanye, Kendrick Lamar, Baauer and more.
 
Watch below and download the audio via iTunes.
 


 
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Just Blaze with MikiDz Show hosts DJ Dainjazone and MikiWAR. (photo: Visual MVMT)
 
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The audience. (photo: Visual MVMT)
 
Related: Watch ESKEI83’s Set for the MikiDz Show

Tonight: Just Blaze Live Stream on the MikiDz Show

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Legendary hip-hop producer/DJ Just Blaze is set to perform on DJcity’s MikiDz Show tonight, March 7 at 7 p.m. PST.
 
Blaze, who is considered one of the greatest hip-hop producers of all time, is best known for his work with Jay Z, Kanye West, Eminem, T.I., Fabolous, and Cam’ron.
 
In 2013, Blaze connected with trap heavyweight Baauer on “Higher,” signaling a new chapter in his impressive career. He has since returned to his DJ roots and is now focused on rocking clubs and festivals around the world.
 
Monday’s live stream will also include sets by long-time hosts MikiWAR and DJ Dainjazone.
 
Watch live on DJcity at 7 p.m. PST.
 
Related: Watch ESKEI83’s Set for the MikiDz Show

Just Blaze Will Perform on the Next MikiDz Show

Just Blaze
 
Legendary hip-hop producer/DJ Just Blaze is set to perform on DJcity’s MikiDz Show next Monday, March 7 at 7 p.m. PST.
 
Blaze, who is considered one of the greatest hip-hop producers of all time, is best known for his work with Jay Z, Kanye West, Eminem, T.I., Fabolous, and Cam’ron.
 
In 2013, Blaze connected with trap heavyweight Baauer on “Higher,” signaling a new chapter in his impressive career. He has since returned to his DJ roots and is now focused on rocking clubs and festivals around the world.
 
Monday’s live stream will also include sets by long-time hosts MikiWAR and DJ Dainjazone.
 

 

 

 
Related: Just Blaze Talks Ghost Producing, the Rise of DJs, and More

Just Blaze Talks EDM with Snoop Dogg

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Legendary hip-hop producer Just Blaze recently paid a visit to Snoop Dogg’s GGN show. The New Jersey native spoke on numerous topics including his current projects, work in the EDM world, and more. Watch the full interview below.
 
Projects he’s currently working on ~ 1:20
Growing up on both hip-hop and house ~ 3:00
Overseas fans and their love for hip-hop ~ 5:30
Performing at EDM festivals and working with Baauer ~ 7:00
DJs being recognized as artists ~ 8:35
Non hip-hop artists he wants to work with ~ 10:05
Various questions ~ 12:10
 

 
Related: Watch Just Blaze’s Throwback Set for Boiler Room

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