GrandWizzard Theodore Hosts 30th Annivesary Of The Scratch

Turntablist enthusiasts

will be treated to all-star DJ jams over the summer, thanks to Shure Recording

Needlez, Rane, Serato and Tools of War.


Sessions” at Rufus King Park and Crotona Park will bring together three

decades of legendary DJs to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the creation of


DJ Red Alert, Grand Master Caz, The Original Jazzy Ja, Rob Swift, Luvbug Starski,

Cutfucious, Shiftee and scratch inventor GrandWizzard Theodore will perform

over four nights in June and July to display the art of the DJ.

Hip-Hop historians

state that scratching was invented by GrandWizzard Theodore in 1975, at the

age of 13. The legendary DJ will be on hand for all 4 evenings as both a host

and performer.

The free, all-age

concerts kick off June 9 and run through July 28. Below is a full itinerary:

Rufus King Park:

JUNE 16: Mix Master

Ice, GrandMaster Roc Raida, GrandWizzard Theodore,

DJ Supreme, J-Smoke, Spictakular, Excess, IXL, Fat Fingaz, DJ Demize, DJ

Complex and more TBA.

JUNE 23: Luvbug

Starski, The Original Jazzy Jay, Rob Swift, GrandWizzard

Theodore, DJ Geometrix, I-Dee, A+, Complex, Marcus and more TBA.

JUNE 30: Charlie

Chase, GrandMaster Caz, GrandWizzard Theodore, Egg Foo

Young, DJ Big Wiz, DJ Boo, Marcus, Lord Finesse and more TBA.

Sound by the legendary

Superman Sound System. Turntables & Mixers from

the extensive collection of The Original Jazzy Jay (Strong City).

5:30 pm - 8:30


The Gazebo @ Rufus

King Park


JULY 7: DJ Tony

Tone (Cold Crush Brothers), DJ Charlie Chase (Cold Crush

Brothers) and DJ Scratch (EPMD). Host: GrandMaster Caz.

July 14: The Original

Jazzy Jay (Strong City), Kool DJ Red Alert (Power

105/Sirius) and Mix Master Ice (U.T.F.O.). Host: PopMaster Fabel.

6 pm - 9 pm

Crotona Park by Indian Park Lake

Charlotte St. and Crotona Park East, Bronx NY