Bay Area's J. Espinosa Wins 2019 Red Bull Music 3Style DJ World Championship

Hip Hop legend DJ Jazzy Jeff helped pick the champion.

(AllHipHop News) Turntablists from around the world converged on Taipei, Taiwan for the 2019 Red Bull Music 3Style IX World Championship. DJ J. Espinosa from San Francisco was crowned the winner.

J. Espinosa won the USA national titles in 2015 and 2018. After falling short as a 3Style VI world finalist in Japan, the Oakland Raiders disc jockey was able to prevail on the global stage at 3Style IX.

“I learned a lot from my mistakes in 2015, so this year I went back to the drawing board and worked hard to improve my set. It was an amazing experience performing in Taipei and being able to play music that represented my hometown, the Bay Area," said J. Espinosa.

The Red Bull Music 3Style IX judging panel consisted of DJ Jazzy Jeff, Skratch Bastid, DJ Craze, Nina Las Vegas, and DJ Nu-Mark. Jazzy Jeff stated, “J is going to make a great addition to our team of champions.”

PHOTO CREDIT: Red Bull Content Pool