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Elements of Style: So You Want to Be a Battle DJ?

Elements of Style: So You Want to Be a Battle DJ?

DJ Esquire Photo: C. Fournier/RCC

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

DATE: November 25, 2013

CONTACT: Maralin Roffino

845 -574-4244

mroffino@sunyrockland.edu

 

Elements of Style: So You Want to Be a Battle DJ?
free and open to the public – Feb. 27

 

Ramapo- Former Vestax World Champion DJ Boogie Blind and 2-time DMC USA

National Champion DJ Esquire will discuss their craft and showcase their

skills at this free event at Rockland Community College.

 

Thursday, February 27, 2014

RCC Student Union Room 3214 (upstairs)

Noon – 1:30 pm

For more information please contact

Shamika Mitchell 845-574-4162 or smitchel@sunyrockland.edu

 

DJ Bios:

Hailing from Brooklyn, NY, DJ Esquire has 19+ years of experience with radio shows, live DJ performances, various club and lounge residencies, and countless competitions across the USA, Canada and Europe. He is the 2013 DMC USA Champion and finished in the Top 5 at the 2013 DMC World DJ Finals in London this past October. He’s also the 2012 DMC USA Battle for Supremacy Champion and 2012 IDA USA Champion and represented the USA at the 2012 DMC World DJ Finals in London, placing top 4 in the world, and at the 2012 IDA World Finals in Poland in December, placing 6th. Endorsed by Stanton DJ and Ortofon, he is one of NYC’s premiere corporate event DJs with events for MTV, HBO, Maxim, Details, Saks, Macys, and Lucky Shops under his belt.  During his time on the road, Esquire has performed on the same bill with Jay-Z, Coldplay, Run-DMC, Kanye West, Metallica, Pearl Jam, and DJ Tiesto.

 

With over 20 years of experience, Harlem's own DJ Boogie Blind is one of the most respected and trusted DJs in the industry. He currently tours with Pharoahe Monch, spins for Elle Varner, and regularly performs with Lord Finesse of the Diggin’ in the Crates (DITC) crew. DJ Boogie Blind is a member of the legendary X–Ecutioners, globally known for their turntable skills and battle abilities. He studied under the late Grand Master Roc Raida, and is the 2001 Vestax World Champion.

He has performed at major events and tours such as Anger Management, NYC Summerstage, Rock the Bells, Coachella, MTV Icons, Sony PlayStation, ESPN Espy Awards, NBA All-Star Weekend, Echo Getting Up Festival, Montruex Jazz Festival, Heineken Synergy Tour ― Caribbean, and the Dub Car Show. DJ Boogie Blind has also been the tour DJ for notable rappers Busta Rhymes, Fat Joe and Jim Jones. He has released several music projects, including production for Jean Grae and Pharoahe Monch, and a variety of mixtapes, most notable Live from the PJs and Definitive DITC. Most recently he released a mixtape for PRIVILEGE Music, Dumb DJs Need Teaching. He has been a guest DJ on WNYU Radio and SiriusXM Shade45.

 

 

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