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DJ Q-bert
RICHARD QUITEVIS (born October 7, 1969) known by his stage name DJ QBERT or QBERT, is a Filipino American turntablist and composer. CONTENTS * 1 Early life * 2 Career * 3 Personal life * 4 Media appearances * 5 Awards and credentials * 6 See also * 7 References * 8 External links * 9 Interviews EARLY LIFEGrowing up in San Francisco
San Francisco
's Excelsior District on Moscow Street, he graduated from Luther Burbank Middle School and in 1987 from Balboa High School . Qbert started playing with records at the age of 15, although he got his first Fisher-Price
Fisher-Price
turntable as a toddler. He was influenced by the street performers and graffiti artists of the local hip hop community in the mid-1980s. It was at Balboa's school cafeteria that he first met Mix Master Mike in a DJ battle; the two have been good friends ever since
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Berlin
BERLIN (/bɜːrˈlɪn/ , German: ( listen )) is the capital and the largest city of Germany
Germany
as well as one of its 16 constituent states . With a steadily growing population of approximately 3.7 million, Berlin
Berlin
is the second most populous city proper in the European Union behind London
London
and the seventh most populous urban area in the European Union. Located in northeastern Germany
Germany
on the banks of the rivers Spree and Havel
Havel
, it is the centre of the Berlin-Brandenburg Metropolitan Region , which has roughly 6 million residents from more than 180 nations. Due to its location in the European Plain , Berlin
Berlin
is influenced by a temperate seasonal climate. Around one-third of the city's area is composed of forests, parks, gardens, rivers, canals and lakes
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Tony Hawk's Underground
TONY HAWK\'S UNDERGROUND is a skateboarding video game published by Activision
Activision
in 2003, the fifth entry in the Tony Hawk\'s series. Neversoft developed the GameCube
GameCube
, PlayStation 2
PlayStation 2
, Xbox versions, Beenox developed the Microsoft Windows
Microsoft Windows
version, which was released in Australia and New Zealand as a budget release in 2005, while the Game Boy Advance adaptation was developed by Vicarious Visions
Vicarious Visions
and the mobile phone version by Jamdat . Underground is built upon the skateboarding formula of previous Tony Hawk's games: the player explores levels and completes goals while performing tricks . The game features a new focus on customization; the player, instead of selecting a professional skater, creates a custom character
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DJ Hero 2
DJ HERO 2 is a rhythm video game and a sequel to DJ Hero , a spinoff of the Guitar Hero series. DJ Hero 2 uses a special turntable-controller, the same as introduced in DJ Hero, to simulate turntablism , the act of creating a new musical work from one or more previously recorded songs using record players and sound effect generators. The game is developed by FreeStyleGames and is published by Activision , and was released worldwide in October 2010. Similar to DJ Hero, players in DJ Hero 2 follow specific actions on the turntable controller in time to marked scrolling indicators on the game's screen, earning points for correctly performing actions in time. The game includes a new freestyle mode, giving the player the chance to freely crossfade between tracks, scratch a section of a mix, or add sample effects during marked sections. The game features 83 mixes on disc comprising over 100 different songs, with further mixes available as downloadable content
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Fantasia (1940 Film)
FANTASIA is a 1940 American animated film produced by Walt Disney
Walt Disney
and released by Walt Disney
Walt Disney
Productions . With story direction by Joe Grant and Dick Huemer , and production supervision by Ben Sharpsteen , it is the third Disney animated feature film . The film consists of eight animated segments set to pieces of classical music conducted by Leopold Stokowski
Leopold Stokowski
, seven of which are performed by the Philadelphia Orchestra . Music critic and composer Deems Taylor acts as the film's Master of Ceremonies
Master of Ceremonies
, providing a live-action introduction to each animated segment
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Wave Twisters
WAVE TWISTERS is a 2001 American animated film directed by Eric Henry and Syd Garon and based on DJ Q-Bert 's album of the same name. It is known as the first turntablism -based musical. It is a mix of live-action, computer graphics, and cel animation. CONTENTS * 1 Plot * 2 Cast * 3 Production * 4 Release * 5 Reception * 6 References * 7 External links PLOTA crew of heroes is determined to save the lost arts of hip hop : break dancing , graffiti , MCing , and DJing from total extinction. The lost arts are being oppressed throughout inner-space by lord Ook and his evil minions the Chinheads. DJ and dentist The Dental Commander, graffiti artist Honey Drips, robotic MC Rubbish, and breakdancer Grandpa have a series of adventures, synchronized to the music
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Rock Steady Crew
ROCK STEADY CREW is an American breakdancing and hip hop group which has become a franchise name for multiple groups in other locations. The group's 1983 international hit song "(Hey You) The Rock Steady Crew " (from the group's first studio album Ready For Battle) peaked at number six on its fourth week on the UK Singles Chart and reached the top 10 in many European countries. CONTENTS * 1 History and description * 2 Members * 2.1 Former members * 3 Discography * 3.1 Albums * 3.2 Singles * 4 Appearances in feature films * 5 References * 6 External links HISTORY AND DESCRIPTIONThe group was initially formed in The Bronx
The Bronx
, New York City
New York City
in 1977 by b-boys Jojo and Jimmy Dee. The Manhattan
Manhattan
branch was created by Crazy Legs and B-Boy Fresh
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DMC World DJ Championships
In sport , a CHAMPIONSHIP is a competition in which the aim is to decide which individual or team is the champion . CONTENTS* 1 Championship systems * 1.1 Title match system * 1.2 Tournament system * 1.3 League system * 1.4 Playoff system * 2 English football * 3 Usage in professional wrestling * 4 See also * 5 The Championship CHAMPIONSHIP SYSTEMSVarious forms of competition can be referred to by the term championship. TITLE MATCH SYSTEMIn this system, a competitor has to challenge the current champion to win the championship. A competitor can challenge the current champion after defeating other challengers. This form of championship is used in wrestling , boxing , mixed martial arts and other combat sports
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Invisibl Skratch Piklz
The INVISIBL SKRATCH PIKLZ are a group of Filipino-American turntablists . The members of the group were originally hip-hop DJs , who were among the pioneers of the turntablism movement in the 1990s; turntablists create musical pieces by mixing samples from records, and by using multiple turntables as instruments. The group started in 1989 as SHADOW OF THE PROPHET, with DJ Qbert , Mix Master Mike , and DJ Apollo, who left the group in 1993
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Hang The DJ (film)
HANG THE DJ is a 1998 music documentary film debut by twin brothers Marco and Mauro La Villa. Featuring Roger Sanchez , Junior Vasquez , DJ Qbert and A-Trak the film presents the cult of DJs in the era that catapulted them into superstars from the inside. Performances from around the globe are intercut with commentary from fans and interviews with the DJs themselves. The name of the film comes from lyrics in "Panic" the 1986 song from The Smiths . CONTENTS * 1 Production * 2 Release * 3 External links * 4 Notes PRODUCTIONThe film was shot over a period of two years 1996 and 1997 all over the world. Shooting locations: New York, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Las Vegas, Miami, Washington D.C., London, Montreal, Nottingham, Essen(Germany), Amsterdam, Madrid, Cannes, Paris, Liverpool and Amsterdam
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La Villa Brothers
marcoandmaurolavilla.com easterncanal.com MARCO LA VILLA and MAURO LA VILLA are identical twin brothers who are directors and producers based in New York city. Together, they co-directed and produced the 1998 music documentary Hang The DJ about the culture of DJs featuring Roger Sanchez , Junior Vasquez , DJ Qbert , Mix Master Mike , John "Jellybean" Benitez , Carl Cox , Kool DJ Red Alert and Claudio Coccoluto . It premiered at the 1998 Toronto International Film Festival in September 1998 and screened at multiple festivals including the International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam . They are currently working on a documentary film Black and White Stripes: The Juventus Story on Gianni Agnelli and the Italian football team Juventus F.C
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Some Assembly Required (radio Program)
SOME ASSEMBLY REQUIRED is a sound collage radio program in the United States, produced in Minneapolis , Minnesota . It is the first radio show known to focus exclusively on works of sample based music, and appropriation in audio art. The nationally syndicated program features work by artists from a variety of genres, including plunderphonics , hip hop turntablism , musique concrète , noise, bastard pop , sound art and more. The program celebrated its tenth anniversary on January 27, 2009. The final episode originally aired in 2011. Some Assembly Required has featured interviews with a number of influential sound collage artists including The Bran Flakes , Emergency Broadcast Network, The Evolution Control Committee , Omer Fast, DJ Food , The Freelance Hellraiser , Girl Talk , Go Home Productions , Christian Marclay , Negativland , John Oswald , People Like Us , DJ Qbert , DJ Spooky , Steinski , The Tape-beatles , Wayne Butane and many more
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MusicBrainz
MUSICBRAINZ is a project that aims to create an open data music database that is similar to the freedb project. MusicBrainz
MusicBrainz
was founded in response to the restrictions placed on the Compact Disc Database (CDDB), a database for software applications to look up audio CD (compact disc ) information on the Internet. MusicBrainz
MusicBrainz
has expanded its goals to reach beyond a compact disc metadata (this is information about the performers, artists, songwriters, etc.) storehouse to become a structured open online database for music. MusicBrainz
MusicBrainz
captures information about artists, their recorded works, and the relationships between them. Recorded works entries capture at a minimum the album title, track titles, and the length of each track. These entries are maintained by volunteer editors who follow community written style guidelines
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Special
SPECIAL or SPECIALS may refer to: CONTENTS * 1 Music * 2 Film and television * 3 Other uses * 4 See also MUSIC * Special (album) , a 1992 album by Vesta Williams * "Special" (Garbage song) , 1998 * "Special" (Mew song) , 2005 * "Special" (Stephen Lynch song) , 2000 * The Specials
The Specials
, a British band * "Special", a song by Violent Femmes on The Blind Leading the Naked * "Special", a song on
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IMDb
IMDB, formerly known as INTERNET MOVIE DATABASE, is an online database of information related to films, television programs and video games, including cast, production crew, fictional characters, biographies, plot summaries, trivia and reviews, operated by IMDb.com, Inc., a subsidiary of Amazon . As of December 2017 , IMDb
IMDb
has approximately 4.7 million titles (including episodes) and 8.3 million personalities in its database, as well as 83 million registered users. The site enables registered users to submit new material and edits to existing entries. Users with a proven track record of submitting factual data are given instant approval for minor additions such as filming locations. However, image, name, character name, plot summaries, and title changes are screened before publication, and usually take between 24–72 hours to appear
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Pinoy Hip Hop
FILIPINO HIP-HOP or PINOY HIP HOP (also known as PINOY RAP) is hip hop music performed by musicians of Filipino descent, both in the Philippines and overseas, especially by Filipino-Americans . This article focuses first on Filipino hip-hop in the Philippines, and secondly on that in the US . The Philippines is known to have had the first hip-hop music scene in Asia since the early 1980s, largely due to the country's historical connections with the United States where hip-hop originated. Rap music released in the Philippines has appeared in different languages or dialects such as Tagalog , Chavacano , Cebuano , Ilocano and English . In the Philippines, Francis M and Andrew E are cited as the most influential rappers in the country, being the first to release mainstream rap albums
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