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Scratch [Palm Pictures]

Scratch [Palm Pictures]

You may yet be unappreciative of the art form of moving a vinyl record back and forth using various sophisticated techniques; or you may already be a great admirer and simply wish to know more about the historical development of scratching. Either way, Doug Pray's documentary, Scratch, fascinatingly emphasizes the importance of the Hip-Hop DJ and the turntable as a musical instrument, charting the rise of the unique subculture since its creation in the 1970s.

Bonafide Magazine - Old School X New School Special - Issue 05 Out Now

Bonafide Magazine – Old School X New School Special – Issue 05 Out Now

In hip-hop chronological order Bonafide Mag speaks to the Godfather of it all, Grandmaster Flash, profile EPMD, get crazy with ‘the lazy hustler’ and fourth Beastie Boy, Ricky Powell. Still in NYC, they speak to a leading voice for alternative hip-hop, EL-P and from the West Coast the mag catches up with Beat Junkie and J Rocc. In a ram packed issue there is also an article profiling graffiti (fine) artist Jose Parla.

Grandmaster Flash At Alize Remixed Event

Grandmaster Flash will be coming to the UK to host and DJ at the Alizé Remixed party on the 25th October 2008 at Paper night club in London. Grandmaster Flash who has featured on songs such as Chaka Khan’s “I Feel For You” and Blondie’s “Rapture” is and icon in hip hop and pop history! With his group, Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five, Flash was the first hip hop artist ever to enter the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.