Wednesday, January 14, 2009 | Posted in ,,

Babu's influence in hip-hop started in the 1990s, as he played an essential role in the evolution of the DJ with the Los Angeles collective, The World Famous Beat Junkies. Taking his talents to a higher level, in 1997, he stormed the DJ battle scene and was the first to win all 3 categories (Scratching, Beat Juggling, and Teams) at the International Turntablist Federation.

While continuing to be a dominant force in the battle scene, Babu released a number of ground breaking mixtape albums combining intricate mixing and turntablism.

From these releases, the most notable included Comprehension, Duck Season Vol. 1 & 2, and his 1999 collaboration effort Sound Bombing 2 (Rawkus Records) with fellow Beat Junkie, DJ J Rocc.

As an official member of the West Coast group Dilated Peoples he stands at the forefront, as the group's DJ, he preserves the art of turntablism and lets all fans know that the "DJ feat. is the backbone of hip-hop.

One of the most documented DJs in the world, Babu continues to appear in both national and international media outlets, including live television showcases on MTV's "Sucker Free feat. and BET's "Rap City", as well as feature stories in high profiled music publications such as VIBE, Source, XXL, and Rolling Stone.

01. DS3 Intro feat. Dilated Peoples
02. Dearly Departed feat. M.O.P.
03. Fan Mail feat. Little Brother, Joe Scudda & Darien Brockington
04. The Unexpected feat. MF DOOM & Sean Price
05. Frozen feat. Guilty Simpson
06. East West Connection feat. A.G.
07. My Opinion feat. Bishop Lamont
08. 2 Feet feat. Kardinall Offishall & Rakaa Iriscience
09. Black & Brown Army feat. Chace Infinite & Sick Jacken
10. Graveyardshiftin' feat. Cali Agents & Roc Marciano
11. For Whatever It's Worth feat. Evidence
12. It's a New Day feat. M.E.D.
13. O.G. feat. Strong Arm Steady
14. Guns Gon' Blow feat. Termanology
15. That Ain't Gangsta feat. Likwit Junkies
16. Meant To Be feat. Roc 'C' & Oh No
17. SBX2LAX2OX feat. Wildchild & Percee P
18. Ahead Of My Time feat. Niko

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