Do you think you have the DJ skills to be on TV? Well if you do, then you need to check out the Master of the Mix Open DJ auditions for Season 2 where BET, Centric, and Smirnoff are hosting DJ battles in Houston, Miami, Atlanta, NYC, and Detroit to determine which DJ's will be selected for the show. They are actively searching for 8 of the Nation's Best DJ's who will journey across the US to face challenges that will test their DJ skills to find out who will be the next Master of the Mix. The winner will get $250k in cash and prizes along with other perks that come from being the Master of the Mix. Details, locations, and entry links are below. Good Luck to the participants and make sure you drop me a line if you are trying to become the next Master of the Mix so that we can also feature your videos on our Turntablism Video Friday series.
Turntablist Video Friday: Mix Master Mike
Mix Master Mike has been killing the Hip-Hop DJ game for a very long time! He's been DJ-ing across the world and his road to the top wasn't an easy one. Mix Master Mike is now a Serato Icon Artist and Serato has just uploaded two cool videos to showcase Mix Master Mike's turntable skills and life-story. Check out the videos inside to learn more about Mix Master Mike and to see his skills on display while using the new Serato Sixty-Two mixer.
DJ Cable: BBC 1Xtra Mix 005
Every few weeks our good friend and World Famous DMC Champ, DJ Cable gets busy on the decks for his 60 minute mix on the BBC 1Xtra radio show. This 5th mix in the series features all of the hottest hip-hop tracks that everyone is banging in their MP3 players and smartphones right now. DJ Cable seriously puts it down and the skills are always superb. Download and stream the latest mix and check out other work from DJ Cable after the jump.
“Music Was Going to Be My Way Out”: An Interview With JeriQ
Rising Nigerian artist JeriQ has made his dreams come true. He breaks down his journey for Audiomack World.