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DJ Troubl from France takes the 2002 Allies All Star Beatdown World Finals

DJ champions from France, Canada, Switzerland,

and the United States came together December 10th: 2002 at Irving Plaza in New

York City to battle for the title of 2002 Allies All Star Beatdown World champion.

Craze and J-Smoke partyrocked before and throughout the event. The Jungle Drummer

was on hand to perform beats solo but also to collaborate with the turntablists.

The audience was packed with legendary and up

and coming Hip Hop DJs, producers and a few dancers: Steve Dee, DJ Ace the Crowd

Motivator, DJ Slyce, Roc Raida, ABgirl, PopMaster Fabel, Eclipse (Non-Phixion),

Naut Humon, Boogie Blind, Supa Dave, Excess, DJ Supreme, Fat Fingaz, Cutfucious,

Lenn Swann, DPOne, Esquire, Sugarcuts, 5th Platoon’s: Neil Armstrong, Kuttin

Kandi, Roli Rho, Daddy Dog, Merge and too many more to list!

The first ever Allies Beatdown champion, Canada’s

DJ Dopey, defended his title to the end! New Zealand’s P-Money was a no show

allowing Dopey to advance to the 2nd round and take out Hawaii’s DJ Solution.

France’s DJ Troubl was hungry to win however and despite delays due to reported

complications with his passport over the weekend, he managed to make it to

NYC on the morning of the battle. Troubl, who is also the 2002 ITF Beat Juggling

Champion, quickly advanced to the finals after taking on Precision (2002 US

Beatdown Champ) as well as his fellow countryman, Netik (2x DMC World Supremacy

Champ).

First Round

Solution (Hawaii) vs. Gimamen (Switzerland)

Perseus (Rhode Island) vs. Netik (France)

Precision (New York) vs. Troubl (France)

Dopey (Canada) vs. P-Money (New Zealand / no show)

Second Round

Dopey vs. Solution

Troubl vs. Netik

Finals

Dopey vs. Troubl

Troubl returns to France with a new Stanton DJ

Craze SA 12 mixer, 2 Stanton STR8 100 turntables, a pair of Stanton KRK V8 studio

monitors, a Shure prize package, $2000 from the Allies + video royalties from

the video commemorating this event, a Rane TTM-56 Mixer and $500 worth of PNB

Nation clothing. DJ Dopey also received $250 in PNB Nation clothing.

Judges included the Allies: Craze (3x DMC World

champ), Klever (2x DMC US champ), Infamous (ITF Beat Juggling World champ),

Spictakular (99 ITF Team World co-Champion), J-Smoke (ITF Team World co-Champion),

and Develop (98 ITF

Beat Juggling World champ) and Scratch Perverts: Tony Vegas (99 DMC World runner

up), Prime Cuts (2x ITF Scratch Champion) and Plus One (2001 DMC World Champ).

Performers included: Atlanta’s DJ Klever, the

Jungle Drummer, France’s DJ Kodh (2000 DMC World Supremacy & 2002 ITF Advancement

Champ), Plainfield NJ’s Mysterio aka the Harry Houdini of Hip Hop DJing, Mista

Sinista, who also received the Allies Lifetime Achievement Award; and England’s

Scratch Perverts (1999 DMC World Team Champions among the many titles these

witty characters hold).

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