2012 Needle To The Record Competition

The 2012 Needle to the Record DJ competition Will commence on October 12th, 2012 at the 8th Annual A3C Hip-Hop Festival in Atlanta, GA. This year, the competition is sponsored by Native Instruments. There will be $500 cash, plus DJ Equipment, plus DJ Products for prizes and the competition will be judged by none other than Kool DJ Red Alert DJ Presyce and DJ Teddy Ted. The show starts at 11PM on the Pro-Audio and Technology Experience Stage, so make sure you guys get me some videos of the action if you're going! More details inside.
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The 2012 Needle to the Record DJ competition Will commence on October 12th, 2012 at the 8th Annual A3C Hip-Hop Festival in Atlanta, GA. This year, the competition is sponsored by Native Instruments. There will be $500 cash, plus DJ Equipment, plus DJ Products for prizes and the competition will be judged by none other than Kool DJ Red Alert DJ Presyce and DJ Teddy Ted. The show starts at 11PM on the Pro-Audio and Technology Experience Stage, so make sure you guys get me some videos of the action if you're going! More details in the press release and flyer below.

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