DJ Scratch, longtime DJ for EPMD and general turntable wizard, is working on a “scratch-umentry” about his 20 plus years behind the turntables.”THE DJ: THE DJ Scratch Story” is a full length DVD documentary that narrates his life and those that Scratch has worked with over the years. Interviews
with Busta Rhymes, Jay-Z, Redman, EPMD, Big Daddy Kane and others are featured on the DVD.”The DVD contains a long list of people that I have worked with and DJ’s that
I have inspired and producers that respect my work,” Scratch explained to AllHipHop.com. “Plus there’s never-before-seen footage of me cuttin’ s**t up.”In the late 1980’s, Scratch hooked up with EPMD during Run-DMC’s “Run’s House Tour.”Run introduced him to Erick and Parrish after their original spin doctor, DJ K-La Boss left. By 1989 he was EPMD’s official DJ and was featured on their second album, Unfinished Business.Scratch jumped into producing in 1996, working on Busta Rhyme’s Coming. Scratch has also produced tracks for DMX, Talib Kweli, Snoop Dogg, LL Cool J,
Jay-Z, The Roots and others.The DVD takes viewers uptown to Harlem’s famed Apollo, to Japan and throughout Europe, recording Scratch’s exploits.”Fans can expect the best,” Scratch added. “There’s going to be good music, guest appearances and world class DJ’ing.””THE DJ: The DJ Scratch Story” is scheduled for a fall release.