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DON’T SLEEP: Fuse x J.Rocc “J.Rocc’s Vinyl Collection” [MINI-DOCUMENTARY]


Fuse continues it’s Crate Diggers series with The Funky President himself, The Beat Junkies’ own J.Rocc, Don’t sleep…


DON’T SLEEP: Beat Junkies 20th Anniversary Show @ London Jazz Cafe (8.23.2012) [LIVE FOOTAGE]

Here’s footage of the Beat Junkies, namely DJ Babu, J.Rocc, Melo-D & DJ Rhettmatic all getting busy doing a scratch routine for an adoring audience in London as they celebrate their 20th year as a DJ crew. Don’t sleep…


DON’T SLEEP: Roc C x Chali 2na “Ron Artiste Mixtape (Mixed by DJ Rhettmatic)” [MIX]

The upcoming “Ron Artiste LP” from Roc C & Chali 2na is preluded by this “Ron Artiste Mixtape” mixed by the legendary DJ Rhettmatic of the world famous Beat Junkies. Don’t sleep on it…


DON’T SLEEP: Stones Throw x MED x J.Rocc “Stones Throw Podcast #75: Axel F” [MIX]

Here’s Stones Throw’s “Stones Throw Podcast #75” which features new jawns from The Funky President himself J.Rocc & the homie MED from a joint project they’re doing together called “Axel F”. Over 30 minutes of that raw is on here so don’t sleep on it…


DON’T SLEEP: LRG x Beat Junkies Sound “For The Record, A Documentary On The Beat Junkies” [MINI DOCUMENTARY]

This is a documentary about one of the most influential and important DJ crews in the almost 40 year history of Hip Hop culture. One of it’s members coined the term “turntablist” for God’s sake. The World Famous Beat Junkies influence spreads from Los Angeles to New York to Japan and every city inbetween. Here’s the story behind how 12 of the best damb DJ’s ever got together and eventually influence Hip Hop heads the world over for a full generation. Here’s to another one. Don’t sleep!

The Beat Junkies – For the Record from LRG on Vimeo.


DON’T SLEEP: RIK x Rhettmatic “Excerpts From The SP1200 Volume 1 (1994-1998)” [BEAT TAPE]

So..I was on Instagram and the homie Rhettmatic (whose birthday is today) posted that he had a gang of old SP1200 beats and he asked FWMJ & I if he should drop ’em. Frank & I both said “HELL YEAH! © Andre Young, MD. So here we go, for your listening pleasure courtesy of Beat Junkie Sound x RIK x Beat Fanatic x Producers I Know I present to you all the epic beat tape, Rhettmatic “Excerpts From The SP1200 Volume 1 (1994-1998)”. Don’t sleep on it. Salute Rhettmatic. A real American hero…


DON’T SLEEP: J.Rocc “Mystery Tracks” [NEW PROJECT]

Last year, The Funky President J.Rocc dropped “Some Cold Rock Stuf” and it came with several tracks that weren’t identified on either different editions of it’s releases on both CD and vinyl. J.Rocc & Stones Throw compiled 8 of these mystery tracks and put them on a new digital release called, uh….“Mystery Tracks”. Don’t sleep!

DON’T SLEEP: M-Phazes “Phazed Out” (Mixed By DJ Rhettmatic) [NEW PROJECT]

This mix of M-Phazes material done by DJ Rhettmatic is a Beat Junkies & Beat Fanatic collaboration of the highest order. You can cop “Phazed Out” on iTunes, Amazon, DJBooth.net or from UGHH. Coalmine Records really came with it on this one, don’t sleep…


DON’T SLEEP: J.Rocc “Special Edition” [MIX]

J.Rocc AKA The Funky President is not only arguably the best damb DJ on Earth right at this moment but he’s also one hell of a producer. He dropped a special mix for the holiday season consisting of beats and loops. Don’t sleep!


DON’T SLEEP: Rhettmatc x Daz-I-Kue x Red-I “The Do-Over Manila EP” [BEAT TAPE]

Rhettmatic, Daz-I-Kue & Red-I produced this project for the good people @ The Do-Over back in the summer. I first heard it when it hit SoundCloud a couple of weeks ago. Here it is since I never posted it up on Producers I Know. Don’t sleep…


DON’T SLEEP [FLASHBACK]: Red Bull Big Tune LA 2007 Final: Swiff D vs. DJ Babu [BEAT VIDEO]

This was the gold standard in many people’s opinions. Swiff D vs. the legend himself DJ Babu in the finals of the 2007 Red Bull Big Tune LA event. Of course both of them went on to represent LA in the National Red Bull Big Tune Final. You should drop down and get your Google on to figure out what happened…


DON’T SLEEP: Bobo Meets Rhettmatic “Cypress Junkies Mixtape EP” [MIXTAPE]

It’s finally here. Bobo Meets Rhettmatic, the complete 55 minute mix from world famous Beat Junkie DJ Rhettmatic featuring Cypress Hill’s own Bobo on percussion. If you’re not feeling this then you’re either in a coma or deceased (in which case you would be reading this post). Don’t sleep…



Here’s the promo mix version of DJ Babu’s new Mochilla blend CD that’s comprised of Japanese records, including film soundtracks, television soundtracks, music from anime as well as traditional Soul, R&B, Funk, Rock and J Pop. In any event, get your asses over to Mochilla and cop it. DON’T SLEEP!


DON’T SLEEP: Big Noyd f/ Phil The Agony, Krondon & Mista Sinista “All Out (M-Phazes Remix)” (prod. by M-Phazes) [SINGLE]

M-Phazes and world famous Beat Junkie/turntablist DJ Rhettmatic warn the globe of the impending collaborative release “Phazed Out” which will drop 1st quarter 2012. “Phazed Out” is a compilation of singles from Coalmine Records’ back catalog all remixed by M-Phazes and blended seamlessly by DJ Rhettmatic. It will also include features from Saigon, Inspectah Deck, Bekay, Big Noyd, Phil The Agony, Termanology, Shabaam Sahdeeq, Chubb Rock, Sadat X, Heltah Skeltah, CL Smooth, Skyzoo, Masta Ace, Brown Bag AllStars, El Da Sensei, Mela Machinko, J-Live and many more. Here’s the project’s lead single “All Out” featuring Big Noyd, Phil The Agony & Krondon with cuts courtesy of Mista Sinista. DON’T SLEEP!


DON’T SLEEP: Beat Junkie Sound presents Nightlife: The Roc Raida L.A. Tribute [DOCUMENTARY]

On September 24th, 2010 some of the greatest turntablists on Earth came together to celebrate and pay tribute to the life and work of Grandmaster Roc Raida, one of the greatest DJ’s to ever touch a pair of turntables and a fader in Hip Hop history. See members of the original X-Men, X-Ecutioners his emcee MF Grimm and The Beat Junkies pay homage to their fallen friend and inspiration. Rest in eternal peace, Grandmaster Roc Raida.