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NAMM Oral History

NAMM Oral History: DJ GrandMixer DXT

NAMM Oral History: DJ GrandMixer DXT

NAMM HISTORIAN – Dan Del Fiorentino reached out to me prior to the end of 2013 with a new episode of  the  ‘NAMM Oral History’ video series. Seeing that Winter NAMM 2014 is quickly approaching, I figured it would be the perfect time to share this bonus episode. Who knows, maybe we can rekindle the [...]

January 7, 2014 Corry Banks DJs, Interviews, NAMM Oral History 0

NAMM Oral History: DJ Rockin Rob

NAMM Oral History: DJ Rockin Rob

DJ Rockin Rob, from the Mott Haven section of the Bronx, was spinning records in the early days of Hip Hop, perfecting what has been a very important element to DJing, the art of showmanship!  While spinning the music that he loved, Rockin Rob learned to entertain the audience with tricks and special moves as a [...]

May 16, 2013 Corry Banks DJs, Interviews, NAMM Oral History 0

NAMM Oral History: DJ Steve Dee

NAMM Oral History: DJ Steve Dee

DJ Steve Dee, from Harlem, grew up at the time when Hip Hop culture was developing in the parks in and around his neighborhood. He is the 1990 New Music Seminar DJ battle champion. He is famous for creating one of the two major techniques used in turntablism and battle DJing, he named it “The Funk” [...]

May 8, 2013 Corry Banks DJs, Interviews, NAMM Oral History 0

NAMM Oral History: DJ Dr Duss

NAMM Oral History: DJ Dr Duss

DJ Dr Duss, known throughout the Hip Hop world as the Mixologist, hails from the Millbrook section of the Bronx. Not only is he known as fellow legend, DJ Hollywood’s DJ partner, he also shines uniquely on his own, always seeking to bring a different sound to Hip Hop by focusing on the composition of the [...]

May 2, 2013 Corry Banks DJs, Interviews, NAMM Oral History 0

NAMM Oral History: DJ Johnny Juice

NAMM Oral History: DJ Johnny Juice

DJ Johnny Juice is perhaps best known for his work on such records as “Rebel Without a Pause” with Public Enemy and “Musica Negra” with Rob Swift.  The musical integrity of his contributions to Hip Hop cannot be overstated.  In addition to perfecting the art of scratching, Johnny Juice approaches his musical projects as a producer,  [...]

April 25, 2013 Corry Banks DJs, Interviews, NAMM Oral History 0

NAMM Oral History: DJ Jazzy Jay

NAMM Oral History: DJ Jazzy Jay

DJ Jazzy Jay is the pioneering DJ and producer who helped establish Hip Hop as more than a musical form but rather a cultural experience.  He began spinning records in the parks of the Bronx and soon performed in such clubs as the Roxy and Negril before teaming with other DJs.  Jazzy Jay played a vital [...]

April 18, 2013 Corry Banks DJs, Interviews, NAMM Oral History 0

NAMM Oral History: DJ Cash Money

NAMM Oral History: DJ Cash Money

DJ Cash Money, one of the most famous Hip Hop DJs, hailing from Philadelphia, he began spinning records as a kid and soon found his musical expression by creating dance mixes for his friends and neighbors. He strived to create his own style and a different sound for Philly DJs.  Along side his MC, DJ [...]

April 11, 2013 Corry Banks DJs, Interviews, NAMM Oral History 0

NAMM Oral History: DJ Jazzy Joyce

NAMM Oral History: DJ Jazzy Joyce

DJ Jazzy Joyce is among the small group of performers who pioneered the role of the Hip Hop DJ. Born in the Bronx, New York, she grew up in the era that ushered in the Hip Hop movement of dance, culture and music beginning in local parks. Joyce developed her style with her strong techniques [...]

March 28, 2013 Corry Banks DJs, Interviews, NAMM Oral History 0

Interview with NAMM HISTORIAN – Dan Del Fiorentino

Interview with NAMM HISTORIAN – Dan Del Fiorentino

NAMM HISTORIAN, Dan Del Fiorentin, is the man behind NAMM’s DJ video chronicles entitled Oral History. NAMM and Dan Del Fiorentin spent nearly 2 years researching and putting in the ground work for this video series. It has been my pleasure to partner with NAMM in featuring these videos on BBoyTechReport.com. To give us a bit [...]

March 27, 2013 Corry Banks Interviews, NAMM Oral History 0

NAMM Oral History: DJ Grand Master Caz

NAMM Oral History: DJ Grand Master Caz

DJ Grand Master Caz is the pioneering DJ also known as the Cassanova Fly who played a role in the early development of Hip Hop in his hometown of the Bronx in New York.  While Caz is best known today as an MC and lyric writer, he began his career in music as a DJ [...]

March 21, 2013 Corry Banks DJs, Interviews, NAMM Oral History 0