The DMC/Technics weekend 2005
Not many countries in the world can boast about having two World DMC champions performing in the same country over 2 days.
A-trak won the competition at 15 in 1997 (yes, at the age when you weren't even legally allowed to enter a club) and Craze owns the honour of winning in 3 times in a row (1998 to 2000).
DMC has been seeing winners of different nationalities for the past few years (Danish, German, Japanese etc). Lets hope that someday we will have a Singaporean turntablist putting us on the DMC map.
First, we have:
then we have:
08 August 2005, monday (National Day Eve), from 8pm
zouk: e33 presents DMC/ Technics World DJ Championships Singapore Finals, followed by Flava with Andrew Chow and DJ Craze (3 x DMC Champion, US)
The World's most prestigious DJ mixing competition, the DMC/ Technics World Championship has been the springboard for some of the biggest names in hip hop today, including Cash Money, Cutmaster Swift, Q-bert, and not forgetting our local heroes Andrew Chow, J Style, DJ Rough, Koflow and last year's champ, DJ Rattle. A true art form based on just 2 Technics turntables, a mixer, and creativity, contestants will battle it out for the coveted crown, and a chance to represent Singapore in the World finals on 25 & 26 September at the Hammersmith Palais in London.
Will Rattle be able to defend his title or will there be a new local champ? Even if you're not a budding turntablist, come and catch our local boys in action, be in awe of their turntable trickery. Following that, the legendary DJ Craze, World DMC champ for 3 years in a row (1998-2000) will be gracing the decks for a proper hip hop P-A-R-T-Y in the main room!
DJ Craze (US)
With titles that include the World ITF Scratch Off Champion, World DMC Champion, USA DMC Champion, Winter Music Conference Scratch Off Champion, East Coast DMC Champion, and Zulu National Champion; plus extensive coverage in almost every hip hop and dance music magazine and TV program available, have made DJ Craze a worldwide hip hop phenomenon. His blend of hip hop, breaks, drum & bass and magnificent turntable skills, have impressed everyone from Australia to Austria, Japan to Jamaica, Nicaragua to Netherlands. Not only is Craze a World Champion DJ, he is also a critically acclaimed producer, with several releases on Zoo York and DMC records, plus remixes for the likes of Herbaliser, Funkstorung and Propellarheads. So don’t miss this opportunity to catch the master as he slices and dices beats into a breathtaking sonic concoction.