DJ Scratch

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DJ Scratch
DJ Scratch In South Africa.jpg
DJ Scratch in South Africa, June 2011
Background information
Birth name George Spivey
Also known as Jam Master DJ Scratch
Born (1968-06-21) June 21, 1968 (age 48)
Brooklyn, New York, United States
Origin Brooklyn, New York, United States
Genres Hip hop
Occupation(s) Disc Jockey, producer
Instruments Turntable, Sampler
Years active 1985–present
Associated acts EPMD, JAY Z, Puff Daddy, Busta Rhymes, Method Man & Redman

George Spivey (born June 21, 1968), professionally known as DJ Scratch, is an American hip hop disc jockey (DJ) and record producer from Brooklyn, New York.[1] He is the current DJ for EPMD.


DJ Scratch is the 1988 New Music Seminar Battle For World Supremacy DJ Champion, 3 Time Grammy Nominated Multi Platinum Producer, The 2010 Master Of The Mix Winner & The 2012 & 2013 Global Spin Awards Turntablist Of The Year.

DJ Scratch at a gig in Berlin in February 2008


  1. ^ Price, III Ph.D., Emmett G. (210). Hip-Hop Culture. Coughlan Publishing. p. 23. ISBN 1-4296-4016-2. Retrieved 18 March 2011. 

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First Master of the Mix winner
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