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DJ Kryme Won captures DMC Hamilton Regionals [News]

Hamilton, ON – The 2013 Canadian DMC Battleground kicked off on July 29 inside Hamilton’s This Ain’t Hollywood Canada Day long weekend! With DJ Vekked’s 2012 DMC World Supremacy Championship win, DJs across the country have been fine tuning their 6 minute sets with renewed vigor to do combat in the DMC (affectionately known as the “DJ Olympics”).

Five DJs competed Saturday at the Hamilton Regional for an opportunity to advance to the 2013 Canadian DMC National Finals this September. The participating DJs put forth their best 6 minutes turntablist sets.

Click the jump for more details including the results.

DJ Kryme Won captures DMC Hamilton Regionals [News] -

2013 marks the 30th Anniversary of the DMC as an international organization so DMC Canada brought along a few friends for Saturday’s festivities. 2009 DMC World Champion / 2007 DMC World Supremacy Champion – DJ Shiftee flew in from New York City to make an in-store appearance at Dr. Disc Hamilton alongside DJ Vekked. Later that evening, Shiftee brought his unique style to the stage with an exclusive showcase alongside Vekked, and DJ Dopey. Toronto’s Notes to Self also dropped by with a special guest performance to promote their new album.

The expert judging panel consisted of DJ Grouch, Lil Jaz, D-Scratch, DJ Dopey and DJ Shiftee. They placed the top 3 competitors as follows:

1) DJ Kryme Won (Hamilton, Ontario)
2) Cancer the Crab (Toronto, Ontario)
3) DJ Rix (Hamilton, Ontario)

DMC Canada would like to thank all of the competitors and performers or making this battle a memorable one as well as our tour sponsors and media partners.

Registration is still open for the following dates:

Friday, July 19, 2013 – DMC Kelowna, BC
Friday, July 26 2013 – DMC Toronto, ON
Wednesday, August 21, 2013 – DMC Montreal, QC

For more information, registration or sponsorship opportunities please email

Twitter: @DMC_Canada

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