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How to Sell Your Used DJ Equipment

A big part of being a financially intelligent DJ and getting the equipment you need is being able to sell your used DJ gear at a good price, quickly. The internet has evolved and there are more options than eBay & Craigslist.

In this guide, The DJ Hookup go deep on various channels available, what you need to know about each and how to offload your gear at the best price possible.

Check the full guide here!

DDJ-1000 review by The DJ Hookup

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Looking for celebrity DJs for your club night?

Booking a celebrity DJ is a great way to raise the profile of your club night – whether it’s already a huge event or you’re just getting started. Big name DJs can help to draw in the crowds in a way that less recognisable names might not – and luckily there are plenty on the books at booking agents MN2S.

Boy George

One of the biggest names in the music industry, Boy George is available to book for DJ sets around the UK and beyond. First made famous by his turn in Culture Club, he was one of the biggest names in the New Romantic movement and has been a successful solo artist ever since. As famous for his gay rights advocacy as he is for his music, he’d be a great choice for an LGBT+ club night.

Samantha Ronson

Sister of producer Mark Ronson, Sam is exceptionally talented in her own right and has a deep understanding of the music industry because of her immersion in it. She’s a brilliant crowd-pleaser with experience DJing at the VMAs and Super Bowl, so a big crowd shouldn’t faze her!


During his time with N-Dubz, Fazer was involved in writing and producing three platinum albums and eight top 40 singles, as well as playing some enormous venues around the UK. The trio have now gone their separate ways to pursue different avenues, and Fazer is available to book as an in demand celebrity DJ.

Celebrity DJ booking agencies in London

If you’re looking for a celebrity DJ to book, get in touch with a booking agent at MN2S, where you’ll find Boy George, Lindsay Lohan and Gizzi Erskine amongst many others. By adding a touch of glamour to your event, you’ll make it a hot ticket, and keep people coming back time after time.

Hendrix Lives On In the Hearts of Hip-Hop Producers (And the Internet)

There’s a saying that heroes never die, they just get sampled. The art of sampling is a cornerstone of hip-hop culture, and it’s also become a vital part of keeping the legacy of older artists alive. When a sample is done right, it can spark fresh interest in a classic or obscure song and bring new attention to deserving influential artists.

They say that game recognizes game, and that’s definitely the case when it comes to the most talented producers. These are people with record-collections that will make your eyes bug out. They have a unique ability to introduce listeners to brand-new sounds and make you hear classics in a unique way you never thought possible. Nowhere is this more evident than with the catalog of Jimi Hendrix.

The rock icon has been sampled in some of hip-hop’s most recognizable songs including classic tracks like The Pharcyde’s “Passin’ Me By” and A Tribe Called Quest’s “Scenario.” Hendrix is one of those artists with such a rich catalog of music (despite his tragically short career) that his samples appear everywhere from the old school to the new school. Rick Ross can be found sampling Hendrix’s blistering hit “Fire” for the song “The World is Ours” with Pharrell and Meek Mill. For another terrific example, look no further than the master himself, DJ Premier. Premier has flipped tons of samples during his career with Gang Starr, but one that stands out in particular for me is the way he puts Hendrix’s “Stone Free” on its ear in the remix for “The Militia II.” It’s such a simple riff, but Premier renders it nearly unrecognizable as it becomes the backbone of the driving track.

It shouldn’t come as a surprise that Hendrix has such an influence on hip-hop, despite the disparity in genre. As a matter of fact, one of his old producers said that if he was alive today Hendrix might have gotten into rap. Given his willingness to push boundaries and constantly experiment with what’s possible in music, it makes sense that he would continue to be on the cutting edge of industry. Hendrix was an innovator that tested the limits of what’s possible not only with a guitar, but also with production and technology.

That’s why it’s more than just fresh music that’s helping to keep Hendrix at the front of the public consciousness. We still see his legend all over the internet in everything from tribute pages to streaming albums and now there’s video games, too. An online slot game made with the musician’s likeness and music as part of a collection of multiple big name rock band branded slots is a fun way for fans to kick it with the rock god while playing some casual games. These games have proven to be an effective method for older artists to get their names—and their music—in front of fans. They also help to keep influencing new generations beyond their established discographies.

Jimi Hendrix remains one of the most iconic recording artists that ever lived and he managed to accomplish more in a little less than ten years than most musicians do in their entire lives. The affect of his music can still be felt through his classic albums and the producers who continue mining his catalog for some of the best beats in hip-hop.

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Wassuuuuuup everybody, after a week of searching we’re now settled in/on our brand new server. Our new server is located in NYC. We are now working together with from Hollywood who offered us free space on their cloud server. They are a very dope company, go check it out in a hurry to show us our love. Much blessings to them and especially Pierre Bradshaw!

Also: a lot of blessings to the other companies/people who wanted to help the site out, you will not be forgotten!!! I’m very emotional thanks to your love… this is why I still do this. Thank you all, can’t say it enough…

If you see some bugs/problems on the site, just let me know!

And now lets get back to the program and post some REAL HIP HOP :D.


Bekay – Hunger Pains (Instrumentals) FULL DOWNLOAD

Exclusively limited on DJ Premier Blog for everybody. In association with Coalmine Records. Absolutely free and limited to 5 days. We present to you the instrumental album of Bekay latest project, “Hunger Pains“. Instrumentals of hip hop famous beatmakers like The Alchemist, DJ Babu, Marco Polo, Illmind & J.R. Rotem. And watch out for upcoming beatmaker all way from Germany, Shuko! Hear first before you cop, that’s what we talking about. If you like it, support the indie label! The album features guests like Masta Ace, R.A. The Rugged Man, DJ Revolution, Heltah Skeltah, Wordsworth, Saigon, Inspectah Deck and Dilated Peoples!! Only real hip-hop will last forever…


01. Intro (Prod. by The Returners)
02. I Am (Feat. DJ Revolution) (Prod. by The Alchemist)
03. Pipe Dreams (Feat. R.A. The Rugged Man) (Prod. by Marco Polo)
04. Bloodsport (Prod. by Shuko)
05. Young (Prod. by Shuko)
06. Rapstar (Hunger Pains) (Prod. by Alkota)
07. Crazy (Feat. Heltah Skeltah) (Prod. by Illmind)
08. Brooklyn Bridge Feat. Masta Ace) (Prod. by DJ Babu)
09. That’s Brooklyn (Skit)
10. Skemers (Feat. Wordsworth) (Prod. by Shuko)
11. Realest That Run It (Prod. by Contagious)
12. Pops (Prod. by BeanOne)
13. The Raw (Feat. Saigon & Inspectah Deck) (Prod. by Street Orchestra)
14. Visions (Prod. by J.R. Rotem)
15. I Am (Remix) (Feat. Dilated Peoples) (Prod. by The Alchemist)

DONWLOAD: Bekay – Hunger Pains (Instrumentals)

If you don’t like don’t cop it, if you like it, support it:


Thank you for reading, and keep in mind, limited ’till friday!!

Bekay – Hunger Pains (Coalmine Records)

Wassup everybody!! Like I did a several times, I want to help more friends with this blog (that has more visitors than expected / wanted). I promise you, I listen to a lot of hip-hop but this album got me into discussion with my friends and they all co-signed, one of the best this year. I said that a couple of times this year, actually, exact a couple of times, so in my opinion it’s the 3rd best album of the year. You heard it right people!! I’ll help you all to get into it, lets go!! Three tracks were produced by Shuko (from Germany, worked with OC, Big Noyd and more), and he is totally Preemish if you know what I mean. Bekay‘s latest video clip is produced by him named “Bloodsport“, check this first one out:

I promise you, all his beats sounds like bangers!! The album is featured with respected artists like Masta Ace, DJ Revolution, R.A. The Rugged Man, Heltah Skeltah, Wordsworth, Saigon and even Inspectah Deck!! You can tell Bekay really worked hard to get the co sign of follow artists, but also respected producers gave him credit, beatmakers like Alchemist, DJ Babu, J.R. Rotem and Marco Polo!! The Masta Ace track was actually the first single of his album and was already in heavy rotation on real rough hip-hop channels (like Preems channel), go check it out:

Still not convinced? Now it’s my time, I’m going to pick the realest track of the album, the dopest Marco Polo track of this year! Judge yourself, featuring R.A. The Rugged Man:

Bekay – Pipe Dreams (Feat. R.A. The Rugged Man) (Prod. by Marco Polo)

Bekay – Pipe Dreams (Feat. R.A. The Rugged Man) (Prod. by Marco Polo) (Instrumental)

And yes, I added co signing of DJ Premier himself to the track, the evidence is there. But don’t worry, the track itself is CDQ.

Now I know a lot of my visitors that are reading this have this feeling, “I already know this artists, I already supported the guy” (like me). But when you know some history facts of him you will say “That’s wassup”. He doesn’t fuck with the major, he doesn’t fuck with the commercial shit, why? Born and raised in Brooklyn he started to rhyme very young. Follow friend Brooklyn star Ol’ Dirty Bastard (R.I.P.) recorded one of his last rhymes on a single of Bekay named “Where Brooklyn At?“, one week before they were going to shoot the clip he passed away. So the label T.S.O.B. Records forwarded they still wanted to do the clip because there eyes were turning green, you feel me? Why not profit from his death like they always do. Bekay didn’t fucked with that and leaved the label. Now signed to indie label Coalmine Records they are starting to make something complete. With great visions and a lot of mutual respect to the hip-hop community. That’s the main reason I’m writing this, respect needed to be deserved. Money is second, it’s necessary to survive, but second. And like DJ Premier said, wack is wack and dope is dope, underground will live for ever baby! I would like to thank everybody for reading, I mean EVERYBODY!! Support this my friends, try to show your genre love, you can buy it here:





01 Bekay – Intro (Prod. The Returners)
02 Bekay ft. Dj Revolution – I Am (Prod. The Alchemist)
03 Bekay ft. R.A. The Rugged Man – Pipe Dreams (Prod. Marco Polo)
04 Bekay – Bloodsport (Prod. Shuko)
05 Bekay – Young (Prod. Shuko)
06 Bekay – Rapstar (Hunger Pains) (Prod. Alkota & Unknown)
07 Bekay ft. Heltah Skeltah – Crazy (Prod. Illmind)
08 Bekay ft. Masta Ace – Brooklyn Bridge (Prod. Dj Babu)
09 Bekay – That’s Brooklyn (Skit)
10 Bekay ft. Wordsworth – Skemers (Prod. Shuko)
11 Bekay – Realest That Run It (Prod. Contagious)
12 Bekay – Pops (Prod. Beanone)
13 Bekay ft. Saigon, Inspectah Deck – The Raw (Prod. Street Orchestra)
14 Bekay – Visions (Prod. Jonathan Rotem)
15 Bekay ft. Dilated Peoples – I Am (Remix) (Prod. The Alchemist)

Coalmine Records and Bekay worked hard on this product and have a lot of goodies for us, and present to us an offer that was never done before, they want everybody to get the real deal to hear it for them selfs. Listen up closely, from Monday till Friday night next week you will get the INSTRUMENTAL ALBUM as a free download here!! Yeah, you hear it. Exclusively on this blog, the instrumental album of Bekay for free! Don’t forget next week people, it will be off this blog on next Friday 11:59 pm. And here you find images and wallpapers of the album, holla!!


Coalmine Records
Bekay on Twitter
Bekay on MySpace

Interview with Bekay in HipHopDX

Questions can be asked in the comments!

1st April Fools!!

I’m allowed sons, I’m allowed God! It’s the first of April so I can post this haha:

Props to Sauli for this art and Guru: this blog got nothing to do with DJ Premier personal. Tomorrow I’ll get back to the program folks.

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