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DJ Supreme's Hijack DVD - Hip Hop Connection

February 2006

A real historic artifact, this.

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DJ SUPREME PRESENTS TURNTABLE TRIXTERS [HIJACK 1986 – 1992]
(WWW.DJSUPREME.COM)

The full story…?

Although their recorded output is minimal – one album, less than a handful of singles – and their career came to an abrupt halt 14 years ago, Hijack's influence is immense. The south London group and their HQ Squad family held technical and lyrical sway over London's hip hop scene in the late '80s and early '90s; their second single, Hold No Hostage/Doomsday of Rap, upped both ante and tempo; they signed to Ice-T's Rhyme Syndicate label, the first British group to gain such recognition from the US; and the speed-of-light scratching of DJs Supreme and Undercover meant they became revered figures in the annals of turntablism. ... more »

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