(AllHipHop News) The 29th DMC World DJ Finals took place at London’s HMV Forum last night (28 September) where 30 DJ’s competed for the ultimate DJ accolade; DMC World Champion 2012.
The competition is one of the biggest mixing DJ competitions, which brings together the finest DJ’s from across the globe.
DJ Izo from Japan took home the prestigious title of 2012 DMC World DJ Champion.
He battled against other finalists such as DJ Precision (USA) DJ Vekked (Canada) DJ Ritchie Ruftone (UK) and DJ Skills (France.)
It was clear Izo was a crowd favorite as the audience cheered loudly when Izo’s name was announced as the new World DJ Champion.
Izo received a one of a kind custom gold plated Rane Sixty Two mixer, which was provided by DMC World DJ Championship sponsors Rane and Serato.
The Japanese DJ is a familiar face at the DMC’s; he came in second place at last year’s competition and has competed in previous years.
Other performances on the night included a DJ set by previous DMC winner DJ Fly, and a performance by UK rap artist, Jehst.
At the end of the finals, founder of the DMC Championships Tony Prince announced that the competition will celebrate its 30th year in 2013 by hosting the DMC World Finals in Paris, France and confirmed the competition will be launching an online ‘golden mic’ MC contest.
Top 3 winners of DMC World DJ Championship 2012
1st Place: DJ Izo (Japan)
2nd Place: DJ Precision (USA)
3rd Place: DJ Ritchie Ruftone (UK)