UDHH: How long have you been DJing?
DJ Mordecai: Since 1999. almost 15 years
UDHH: When do you DJ? Where?
DJ Mordecai: Currently we do a monthly boogie funk dance party at Balliceaux in Richmond, Virginia. As well as various other venues for one-off events in Richmond, Virginia Beach, Washington,D.C.
UDHH: Who do you rep?
DJ Mordecai: Crate Invaders, RadioActive Cardboard, HBR
UDHH: What’s a typical day like for you?
DJ Mordecai: 9-5 grind then work on mixes and music when I find time.
UDHH: Do you make mix tapes? What are some that you did? Where can you get them?
UDHH: What do you like about DJing?
DJ Mordecai: I like getting people to dance and have a good time. Rockin’ a party, getting a good reaction, exposing people to new/different music or putting shine on forgotten artists/music.
UDHH: What do you dislike about DJing?
DJ Mordecai: Pushy requests, drunk people
UDHH: What’s hot right now to YOUR fans?
DJ Mordecai: New Jazz Addixx album (“Tomorrow’s Yesterday”), Oxygen, ohbliv, Flying Ginzu Brothers, Profound79, DJ Harrison, DeRobert & The Half-Truths
UDHH: Being a DJ, what are your opinions on the current state of Hip Hop out where you are?
DJ Mordecai: Too many rappers, not enough quality albums/releases. Some folks like The Bum Rush Radio Show, Nickelus F, Antagonist Dragonspit and Photosynthesizers are doin’ it right though.
UDHH: Who are YOUR inspirations as a DJ?
DJ Mordecai: Jazzy Jeff, J-Rocc, DJ Day, Skeme Richards, Mercury, Disko Dave, DJ Ragz
UDHH: Any mentors?
DJ Mordecai: DJ Barnacles, DJ Ragz, DJ Sayeed, DJ Skruff, DJ Ghozt, Hurley, DJ Geometrix, DJ Phenom
UDHH: Do you do anything else with your time? Any other endeavors?
DJ Mordecai: Beats: https://soundcloud.com/djmordecai ,DJ b-boy battles, graphic design,and record digging
UDHH: Any shout outs?
DJ Mordecai: My fiance, all friends, fans and family.
Big shout to my Ahki for putting me on to this battle..
In my search for material/content, I ran into a couple dudes that I work with doing their thing. A crew called EMP, consisting of Skeme, Kid P, and So Nice. Check out the video:
…an interview is in the works…
In my haste to get this out..I didn’t include Graf..sorry..Any suggestions?