Learn from Jam Master Jay, the DJ behind legendary rap group Run DMC. Go one-on-one with Jam Master Jay, learn about equipment, mixing advice, performing your first mix, DJ education and much more!
Together with Joseph Simmons (Run) and Darryl McDaniels (DMC), Run DMC's 1983 single "It's Like That" marked the b irth of modern hip-hop, with a stripped-down sound of rap against a drum machine and turntable scratching. The brought rap to the mainstream and are the first rap group to win a Grammy Award, appear on MTV and the cover of Rolling Stone magazine, and earn gold, platinum, and multi-platinum albums. Jam Master Jay maintains his reputation as a consummate DJ with the group and performs as a solo club DJ in gigs throughout the world.
Here Is What You Get
• One on one with Jay: How he got started, what his first gear was like
• Evolution of the DJ
• What to look for in a DJ starter kit
• How to choose and hook up your equipment
• How to do your very first mix
• Mixing it up on the component system
• Mixing with CDs
• The difference between turntables and CDs
• Exciting performance footage of Run DMC and Jam Master Jay
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