Beatjunkies: Independent Spotlight


Written by Marco Negrete


The Beat Junkies are a world famous American hip-hop crew of DJs specializing in Turntablism. The group was established in 1992 in Orange County, California by J.Rocc, Babu and Rhettmatic.


The Beat Junkies were originally composed of 13 members J.Rocc, Melo D, Rhettmatic, D-Styles, DJ Curse, Babu, Shortkut, Mr. Choc, Icy Ice, DJ Havik, DJ Symphony, Tommy Gun, and DJ What!?.  The Beat Junkies style of musical sounds have attracted fans from countries like, Switzerland, Germany, France, Japan, England, and Canada. The Beat Junkies have won prestigious DJ battles and competitions like the DMC, the Supermen, and International Turntablists Federation.


The Beat Junkies continue to share their signature style, both national and international markets. In 2015 The Beat Junkies released “Beat Junkie Radio” that is aired on Dash Radio. The radio station is hosted by DJ Babu, Mr. Choc and Rhetmattic.


The Beat Junkies also provided DJing support for hip-hop’s artists like Dilated Peoples, Madlib, Cypress Hill and the Visionaries. The Beat Junkies have influenced the international music scene and DJ community since 1992. Make sure to check them out on their Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube.

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