Sunday, August 30, 2009
Friday, the world lost one of the most widely respected turntablists in the game point blank period. A lot people weren't aware of what he accomplished or even who he was. While his untimely death is quite unfortunate, use this as an opportunity to find out more about his craft that he shared with the world, and how much of a beast he really was on the tables and in the business room.
Click here for MTV's article tracking thoughts of him through the eyes of Just Blaze, Stretch Armstrong, Premiere, Khaled, Drama, and Rich Medina.
AM just brought a crazy energy to his parties," Just Blaze agreed. "The way he'd put together the perfect blends of hip-hop, rock, dance and so many other genres is what gave him such a mass appeal. He was one of the few DJs that knew how to cross genres and boundaries without losing the crowd. That's one of the hardest things to do as a DJ. You please one part of the crowd, and then end up losing another. He knew how to keep the energy at 10 for the entire night..."