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Skillz Shuts Down The Competition With A Freestyle WHILE DJ’ing (Video)

Most Heads know that Skillz is a microphone monster. But did you know that the Virginia native is a sharp DJ too? After years of rolling with DJ Jazzy Jeff on the road, the onetime Rawkus Records artist returns to Sway In The Morning for a second straight day. After... Read more

Pete Rock Takes A New DJ Residency In New York City, Spinning Rare Grooves

Sometimes Hip-Hop lives all around us... Today (November 6), Pete Rock announced his DJ residency in New York City. This brings the iconic producer/DJ to live audiences monthly, a true reminder of legends working all around us. Moreover, Soul Brother #1 is bringing some of his own inspirations with him.... Read more

DJ Craze Is A DMC World Champion Turntablist. Check His Kanye West New Slaves Routine (Video)

If you've seen the film Scratch, you're up on DJ Craze. The Miami, Florida-based DJ is featured amidst competition. Around the time of the Doug Pray film's production, Craze was an undisputed king of turntablism, winning the DMC World Championships in 1999, 2000, and 2001. In 1998, he was also... Read more

Cuttin’ & Scratchin’ With Cassette Tapes? Here’s How… (Video)

One of the best things about vinyl in the pre-Serato age is that it can be maneuvered. Whether you're of Rob Swift or Roc Raida (R.I.P) skill, or your a bedroom DJ looking to learn how to make your first zigga-zigga's, vinyl is hands-on and tempting to any technician. In... Read more

Black Milk Plays An Hour-Long Set Of His Futuristic Funk (Video)

Boiler Room DJ sets are great opportunities to test versatile artists in new mediums. Whether Madlib, Pete Rock, or Erykah Badu, all are capable of traditional sets that include bands, microphones, and LCD screens. This medium allows producers in particular to sequence their own productions and projects into a concert,... Read more

DJ Jazzy Jeff Shows The Link Between DJ’ing & Technology, Visits Sway In The Morning (Video)

In the newest episode of DJ Jazzy Jeff's Vinyl Destination, the A Touch Of Jazz crew hits the Bay area, one of the basins for technology. There, in the backyard of DJ Q-Bert, Mixmaster Mike, and Shortkut, the clique discusses how the innovations on the turntable over the last 30... Read more

Wild Style (Video)

As we continue our all day celebration of Hip-Hop on the weekend of its 40th Anniversary, it is only fitting that we celebrate Wild Style, a 1983 film produced by Hip-Hop pioneer Charlie Ahearn that was the first glimpse of Hip-Hop culture for many of those not living and breathing... Read more

Bobbito Garcia (aka DJ Cucumber Slice) Guest DJs on the Sway in the Morning Show (Mix)

Legendary hip-hop personality Bobbito Garcia put on nothing short of a HIP-HOP CLINIC on the Sway in the Morning show. As a guest DJ, Bobbito (aka DJ Cucumber Slice) played a treasure trove of break beats and original songs that have been sampled on various hip-hop classics (all vinyl...). You... Read more

Rapsody – Everlasting

Rapsody is gearing up for the release of her collaborative effort with Atlanta's own DJ Drama, She Got Game. Check out "Everlasting," which is the lead single off the project. Related: UNITY: A salute to the women of hip-hop (Video Playlist)... Read more

Erykah Badu DJs at Boiler Room in Los Angeles (Video)

Lo Down Loretta Brown (aka Erykah Badu) has been getting her DJ on for a minute. Her set is typically very eclectic and consists of everything from new hipster music to underground hip-hop to her own classics (and lots of sound effects). Here's a 30-minute video of a recent set... Read more

DJ Premier speaks on turntables, Serato and what it takes to be a DJ (Video)

Anyone who is a fan of DJ Premier knows he is a hip-hop purist. may be surprised to hear his thoughts on Serato.  Here's a cool interview where Primo breaks down his thoughts about Vinyl, Serato and what it takes to be a DJ, generally.  He also talks about... Read more

Here’s some interesting food for thought from Young Guru, one of the sonic architects behind much of the music of Jay-Z, Kanye West and many others.

For many years, Young Guru has worked as the engineer on much of the music to come out of the Roc-A-Fella camp, as well as on tracks by De La Soul, Mariah Carey, Little Brother, T.I., Talib Kweli and many more.  Having been in the game as long as he... Read more

Can’t wait for Pete Rock’s new album with Camp Lo next week? Check out this week’s playlist dedicated to some of his best joints.

Pete Rock is a DJ AND a Producer AND and an MC.  As a triple threat, he's one of the nicest to do it.   Here are some of his best productions (and co-productions) and turns on the mic.   80 Blocks From Tiffany's, his new album, drops Tuesday.  Until... Read more

There have been some clips floating around for a DJ set where DJ Premier and Pete Rock went head to head…Now you can see the whole thing.

This one is 2 hours long, but it's a music lover's dream.  It features everything from old soul classics to MJ joint to classic hip-hop. Check it out. Read more