Here's the aftermovie for our awesome STOKYO BATTLE ROYAL, brought to you in collaboration with TECHNICS.
Our official competitors were:
- DJ X-Sam
- Big Once
Our official special guest judges for the battle were:
- DJ Revolution
- DJ Swamp
- DJ Aladdin
Special guest host MC Fran Boogie
It was an insane head-to-head elimination battle tournament with each round requiring the combatants to throw down 2 sets - 1 prepared vinyl set, and 1 wildcard set in which the judges would choose the battle break to be used (the judges' crate was revealed 48 hours prior, but the vinyl was chosen and revealed at the round, forcing our contestants to be creative on-the-spot!).
Our championship round consisted of Big Once battling DJ Traps. It was hard-fought but after 3 rounds Traps emerged victorious!
Short video recap of our first annual BATTLE ROYAL presented by @technics_global & STOKYO. Big thank you to all our...Posted by STOKYO on Tuesday, March 3, 2020
A big thank you to all our sponsors & supporters in no particular order - TECHNICS, Dr. Suzuki Slipmats, Oyaide, ANA (All Nippon Airways), Stance Stocks, XLARGE US, Audiotechnica, Fatbeats, Art of Records, Thud Rumble, Jesse Dean Designs, Skills Over Everything, STOKYO Japan, RECORD RUNNER.
The aftermovie was produced by our good friends at OPEN FORMAT.