USA's I.Emerge Wins World DMC Title

The world’s top 21

DJ’s competed last week at London’s Carling Apollo Theater in England.for

the DMC/Technics 2004 World DJ Championship.

This year’s title

went to the United States’ I.Emerge.

In winning, I.Emerge becomes

the sixth American to win the DMC World Championship world crown, which has

also been worn by Roc Raida, Cash Money, Q-Bert, Craze, Canada's A-Trak and others.

I.Emerge, a member of the

5th Platoon Dj collective (Neil Armstrong, Daddy Dog, Kuttin Kandi, Vin Roc,

Do Boy and Roli Rho) was awarded an Ortofon gold stylus trophy, a pair of gold

Technics turntables and a gold Technics mixer.

Rafik from Germany landed

in second place, while Canada’s defending world champ DJ Dopey took home

third place.

Other big winners for the

evening included Japan's Akakabe, who won the 2004 Battle for World Supremacy

Champion title, while C2C of France took home the 2004 DJ Teams Battle prize.

At the moment, DMC USA is

organizing the 2005 American Battleground tour.