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DJ Lord performing with Public Enemy in 2014
|Birth name||Lord Aswod|
|Also known as||DJ Lord, Mista Lord|
March 11, 1975 |
|Genres||Hip hop, Dubstep, Drum and bass, Electro, House|
|Associated acts||Public Enemy, Confrontation Camp, Prophets of Rage|
DJ Lord (born Lord Aswod on March 11, 1975 in Savannah, Georgia, United States), is an American DJ and turntablist. In 1999, DJ Lord joined the hip hop group Public Enemy on its 40th World Tour  replacing Terminator X. Soon after, DJ Lord had his own performance segment within the Public Enemy show. While hip hop has been at the foundation of his career, he also works in the drum and bass arena. His career and the art of turntablism is documented in the DVD, DJ Lord - The Turntablist Chronicles, released in 2004.
In addition to working with Public Enemy, DJ Lord tours solo as well as with Flavor Flav in his solo effort as well as with art exhibition Arts, Beats + Lyrics. He has also performed with rock band Confrontation Camp and TrillBass. In December 2014 he released his first solo album with 2MP (2 Much Posse) entitled “Eat The Rat” on Spit Digital.
Battle career highlights
- 2004 – DMC U.S. Finalist
- 2004 – DMC Cincinnati Regional Heat Champion
- 2004 – Numark/Guitar Center Southeast Champion
- 2004 – KoolMixx Atlanta Battle Champion
- 2003 – KoolMixx Atlanta Battle Champion
- 2003 – Breaklanta 3 Battle Champion
- 2002 – Breaklanta 1 Battle Champion
- 2002 – Pioneer/Promo Only CDJ1000 CD Turntable Champion
- 2001 – DMC U.S. Finalist
- 2001 – DMC Phoenix Arizona Regional Champion
- 2001 – Guitar Center/Stanton Southeast Battle Champion
- 2000 – Guitar Center/Vestax Southeast Battle Champion
- 2000 – KoolMixx Atlanta Battle Champion 
- Will I Am (June 6, 2002). “DJ Lord of the battle”. inthemix.
- “Mr.Lord - Public Enemy Spinner & Hip Hop King...”. DM Kicks Back. December 12, 2008.
- Mark Kemp (September 13, 2010). “Public Enemy, Broken Social Scene Lead Hopscotch Fest”. Rolling Stone.
- DJ Lord: The Turntablist Chronicles. "DJ Lord: The Turntablist Chronicles: DJ Lord: Movies & TV". Amazon.com. Retrieved 2012-08-02.
- "Gentleman Jack Art Beats + Lyrics". Artbeatsandlyrics.com. Retrieved 2013-07-24.
- "DJ Lord Biography". Rapartists.com. Retrieved 2012-08-02.
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