THE first interactive and covid pleasant DMC world DJ championships sponsored by Technics and Pioneer DJ has gone digital this yr.
The 2020 competitors began on September seventh and is hosted on-line as a result of pandemic. The annual World DJ Championship initially launched in 1985 and has over time been hosted in London, Paris, New York, Italy.
The DJs come out preventing this night at 6pm. They may battle it out with their performances streamed stay from Algeria, Australia, Brazil, Canada, Denmark, France, Greece, Italy, Japan, Philippines, Russia, Spain, UK, USA and New Zealand. JFB (Beardyman’s Reside DJ who has remixed Fats Boy Slim) represents the UK.
The judges might be searching for originality, freestyle performances that stand out, impeccable mixing and scratching, assured strikes and cheeky tips that you simply least count on.
Legendary winners within the DMC corridor of fame function Philadelphia’s Hip Hop artist, producer who was the primary inductee into the DJ Corridor of Fame, DJ champion Money Cash (1988), some of the influential DJs of all time DJ Q-Bert (1992-1993), Craze the one solo DJ champion in historical past to assert the trophy 3 times consecutively (1998–2000), France’s C2C who took the title 4 years in a row (2003-2006), Japan’s KIREEK who received crew champion 5 consecutive years from (2007-2011), and The Scratch Perverts (London) who turned the champions in 1999. The reigning World Champions; DJ Skillz from France (2018-2019) and Supremacy Champion DJ Matsunaga from Japan (2019).
You may catch all of the motion streamed stay without spending a dime from 6pm tonight HERE.
To mark the event we caught up with the reigning world champion, Skillz and requested the French turntable wizard to speak us via a playlist of important music that includes tracks from Daft Punk, Gangstarr, The Pharcyde, Queen plus tracks that introduced the home down in his present stopping units that earned him again to again titles in 2018 and 2019.
Michael Jackson – Thriller
“This artist impressed many together with me throughout my youth. MJ’s music was performed each the place on radio and television, I beloved watching the superb function size movies / quick movies a lot that I used this observe in my 2018 battle for the DMC World Championship title which I went on to win.”
Daft Punk – Da Funk
“I like all the pieces about Daft Punk not solely are they from my residence nation France, they’re digital pioneers and all the time forward of the sport, their movies are particular. After I drop their tracks in my membership units the gang all the time go wild.”
Oliver – Gentle Years Away
“My good friend Sayan who I’ve collaborated with for a while, launched me to this observe. The precision and talent of Oliver’s music is second to none, he’s one in every of my favorite producers proper now!”
Gang Starr – Expertise
“That is so cool. I feel I may speak about Gang Starr all evening lengthy. I used to be having fun with their music for years earlier than truly discovering out their identify. What a revelation once I came upon, I went on to obsessively take heed to all the pieces they’d launched. I’m an enormous fan of the producers DJ Premier & MC Guru. My identify Skillz was conceived from my admiration of Gang Starr, in case you didn’t work that out.”
The Pharcyde – Drop
“Probably the most iconic hip hop observe and video that impressed me probably the most, it’s directed by Spike Jonze and I actually like his model. Even now, I like watching the video and listening to this observe.. It’s a traditional.”
Tchami & Malaa – No Redemption
“One other one in every of my favorite producers of the second, Tchami. I’ve chosen this observe as a result of that is the one I included in my DJ set for the 2019’s DMC World Championship Battle that I received for the second time.”
Queen – Radio Ga Ga
C2C – Le Banquet that includes Netik, Tigerstyle, Rafik, Kentaro & Vajra
“C2C has had a giant affect on me for thus many causes. The crew have profitable careers and solo initiatives. It’s musically fascinating and so they have additionally skilfully received the 4x crew World DMC Championship 4 consecutive years in a row from 2003 to 2006. What an inspiration!”
Birdy Nam Nam – Abesses
“For me this outfit is without doubt one of the first DJ crews who’ve earned the title “TURNTABLIST” they’ve efficiently inspired and influenced different DJs to progress their abilities throughout greater than only one turntable… Different pioneers embrace (Invisibl Scratch Piklz & X-Ecutioners).”
Supreme NTM – Laisse pas coach ton fils
“NTS was my first ever Rap CD and on today ahead I continued to hear and be impressed by this style of music, which after all influenced me and my DJ units. Joey Starr and Kool Shen are among the best Rap bands of the final 30 years in France. Respect.”
Skillz new breakbeat manufacturing ‘You Know My Skillz’ vinyl is out December 2020 on Beatsqueeze Data www.beatsqueeze.com