Turntablist Tuesdays: DJ Daddy Dog of The 5th Platoon (Video Turntablism) [Video]
“DJ Daddy Dog is a long time battle veteran representing NYC of the Almighty 5th Platoon. He is a purist at heart and has taken his skills to a new level winning prestigious VDJ Awards which has taken his career further.
To see Daddy Dog tear down the videos with a strong combination using Turntablism and his strong battle background, he is a new age audio & visual force.”
– DJ Fatfingaz of ThatsEnuff.com
DJ Daddy Dog is a founding member of the New York City based Almighty 5th Platoon, one of the most decorated and diverse dj crews. Daddy Dog establishes longevity with versatility and transcends the dj spectrum from underground hip-hop to mainstream media. During the late 90’s, Daddy Dog honed his skills by competing in DMC & ITF battles. He incorporated his turntablist knowledge into the party rocking club scene. As a result, he earned a spot as a featured DJ on MTV’s TRL.
The Double D landed various corporate tours with Royal Caribbean Cruise Line, WYBO Vodka’s Hip Hop Tour, MTV’s Campus Invasion, Volkswagen’s Music Ed Tour, and Heineken’s Green Synergy Tour. DJ Daddy Dog has performed in over 40 US states and torn down venues from Kansas to Korea, France to Finland, Italy to Iceland, and Amsterdam to Arizona. Daddy Dog has opened for musical acts such as Kanye West, Joan Jett, Fabolous, Eminem, Papa Roach, The Ataris, The Donnas, Talib Kweli, Jennifer Lopez, Ludacris, Bob James, Public Enemy and the list goes on.
DJ Daddy Dog earned great respect among the mixtape circuit with “Classic Reviews” on rapmullet.com, rapreviews.com, and rapattacklives.com. DJ Daddy Dog can not be stopped! His unique ability to combine innovative scratching and beat juggling with seamless mixing is guaranteed to continuously rock every show.
DJ Daddy Dog is currently a dj instructor with The Scratch Academy, the only dj school founded by the late, great, Jam Master Jay of RUN DMC. He’s recently accredited and distinguished as an “Apple Certified Pro” in Final Cut Pro; Apple’s premiere software for video editing. Always keeping up with the latest technology and trends, DJ Daddy Dog entered the newest realm of video mixing and editing, ascending from DJ to VJ!
2. Nigg@s in Paris [Single]
3. We Run the Night [Single]
4. Where Have You Been [Xtendz]
5. Touch the Sky [Xtendz]
6. Dirty Bass (Jump Smoker Remix)
7. Kick Out the Epic Motherf*cker [Xtendz]
8. Slam The Door [Snipz]
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THE DUDE IS A BEAST!