This is a clip from Rahzel's solo performance at REDBULL's BC1 Championships in Biel, Switzerland.
Rahzel & DJ JS-1 will be back at the REDBULL BC1 Championships, this year, 2010, in tokyo, japan, on nov 27th. THIS VIDEO HAS OVER 3.5 MILLION VIEWS! check it out!!!!!
In 2007 DJ JS-1 went on the REGIS & KELLY morning show to do a demonstration, briefly explain hiphop djaying and teach Regis how to scratch. This was one of the funniest videos... See Regis scratching with JS, and Kelly rapping on the mic! LOL. You Must check this video out!!!!
www.ATOM.com is comedy central's all comedy site. They recently asked Rahzel to do short skits mocking some of the funniest gossip and celeb news... YOU MUST WATCH THESE.... there are six episodes up and running now... in their words, "Rahzel's Rap Minute features The Human Beatbox Rahzel, the Godfather of Noyze and former member of The Roots, as he breaks down the latest music news in hilarious skits, funny impressions and great parodies of your favorite musicians. From Lady Gaga, to Prince, to 50 Cent, Rahzel has it all covered."
A few years back, PEPSI used Rahzel for a national TV commercial. The commercial was really cool and also included Roc Raida. This commercial was soo popular it also aired during the SUPERBOWL that year! viewed by billions... check out this RAHZEL PEPSI commercial!!!
Dj Eclipse of the famous Halftime Radio show in NYC asked DJ JS-1 to be part of their anniversary show. The other guest djays were Dj Premier, Dj Evil D & Mr Walt, Tony Touch, & A-trak. DJ JS-1 did a breaks/originals set. This is one of his favorite sets... It is part 1 of 2. Check out both parts!
Here is footage from DJ JS-1's set at the BATTLE OF THE YEAR in Germany. It's great to see such a large venue and large crowd for a bboy event. This year, DJ JS-1 & RAHZEL will be performing at the REBULL BC1 championships in Tokyo, Japan on NOV 27, 2010. check out this video!
Here is RAHZEL & ROXORLOOPS from Belgium. Many times Rahzel invites the beatboxers from that city to join us on stage. Roxorloops is a very talented beatboxer. Rahzel was showing roxorloops how to do his bass and roxorloops was teaching Rahzel his triple echo fx. it was a fun night... check this video out! it has almost 2 million views!
This is footage of DJ JS-1 & Large Professor at JS-1's album release party at SOBS, NY. Large Professor has always been one of JS-1's favorites and was honored to have him on his album and to perform with him at his release party. Check out this rare video footage!
This song, RIDICULOUS featuring OC & Pharoahe Monch, produced by DJ JS-1 is from JS-1's "NO SELLOUT" album. This is not an official video. This is a video montage of several different pictures... check this out!
Rahzel has been sort after by several companies, appearing in many television, radio, and movie commercials. A few years back TWIX candy bars ran a nation-wide television ad campaign featuring RAHZEL. This is one of the 15 second TV commercials for TWIX...
In 2003, DJ JS-1 released his Ground Original 1 solo album. On this album there was a song with MASTA ACE called "What Am I?". On this song, Ace does his verse from the point of view of a spray-paint can, but makes it seem as if he's a gang member. it's one of the most clever verses ever. Masta Ace is one of the best song writer's out there... Because of the concept of the song, DJ JS-1 decided to make his own video to the song and put several of his graffiti pictures. DJ JS-1 has been doing graff since the late 80's / early 90's under the name JERMS. (this was the first time JS-1 ever messed w imovie, lol, so the video is cheesy but the pics are really cool.... listen to the lyrics!!!!1)
Being one of the biggest Organized Konfusion (pharoahe monch & prince poetry) fans on the planet, DJ JS-1 was ecstatic that they were reuniting for a show at BB KINGS in Times Square, NY. He was even more thrilled to be able to open up the show and spin a set. This is a segment from that set... check this out! (by the way, if you dont own any Organized Konfusion albums, you need to do your homework!)
Rahzel did vocals on 6 or 7 tracks for Bjork's all acapella album, Medulla. Bjork is on of the most creative musicians/artists ever. This was from a live studio session in which Rahzel was laying down vocal ideas... check this out!!!
A while back while in warsaw, poland, Rahzel & DJ JS-1 were sitting in the lobby of their hotel... A girl who was attending a wedding in the hotel ballroom invited them into the wedding. After a little contemplating they decided to go in and check out the polish wedding. Of course no one knew who they were and their reaction when Rahzel grabs the mic is priceless... These were fun times. RIP AJILE TURNER, he is the big black dude dancing with the bride. LOL... check this out!!!
In 1999, Rahzel released his first solo album, MAKE THE MUSIC 2000 (an obvious reference to Biz Markie's Classic "Make the Music With Your Mouth". This was the title track produced by the legendary Marly Marl. Check out this rare and classic video with some true hiphop pioneers and legends in the Bronx, NY.
L.I.F.E.LONG asked DJ JS-1 to do scratches on his latest single, "Veteran." Eventually a video was filmed for this song. The video was filmed at the METHODS clothing store in Brooklyn, NY. Right before this video was filmed, GrandMaster Roc Raida had passed away and Dj Premier pressed up shirts to honor Roc Raida. DJ JS-1 is wearing one of those shirts in this video. RIP ROC RAIDA... a true veteran. check out LIFELONG's albums in stores now!
One of the most popular beatbox performances of all time is Rahzel's "If Your Mother Only Knew" skit from his Make The Music 2000 album that dropped in 1999. Since then, thousands of beatboxers have tried to duplicate and imitate this skit. They've also used his technique of singing and doing beats at the same time to mimic Rahzel in their own routines. This was a pivotal moment in beatbox history and a game-changer. "If Your Mother Knew" went viral and was downloaded by millions and millions of people around the globe. From 1999 til now, this is always requested at Rahzel shows. Here is RAHZEL & DJ JS-1 at the famous DUKE UNIVERSITY, performing "If Your Mother Only Knew" > check it out!!! THIS VIDEO HAS OVER 2 MILLION VIEWS!!!
While in Japan in 2004, Rahzel & DJ JS-1 did some in-store appearances promoting Rahzel's Greatest Knockouts CD. Some of these performances we did with Japan's best beatboxer, our friend, Afra.
This is a clip of DJ JS-1 & Afra practicing at soundcheck for the TOWER RECORDS, tokyo show.
This was also the first time, DJ JS-1 used vestax turntables. check out the video....
RAHZEL & DJ JS-1 performed at the Splash Festival in Germany. Rahzel, known for his Wu-Tang tribute, sat down at the front of the stage and rocked this crowd of 30,000 with only one mic...
check this out!!! Wu Tang Clan Aint Nuthin' To Fuck Wit!!!!
Here is some old clips of DJ JS-1 cutting it up at different shows around the globe. Most of these clips are 6 to 10 years old. JS-1 enjoys doing a variety of scratches from the newer "crabs" and "flare" combos to traditional transforms and basic scratches. Many djays today try to master the harder scratches and never came close to being able to do the basic cuts. Check out JS-1 doing what he loves...
Rahzel performing his rendition of "IRON MAN" by Black Sabbath. Rahzel, being one of the most diverse beatboxers of all-time is known for doing several different genres of music. From rock classics like Sabbath's Iron Man to reggae classics, r&b, dance, hiphop, and disco, Rahzel does it all. This video has over 1 million views!!! Check it out!
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In 2009, DJ JS-1 released his 4th full length solo album, "NO SELLOUT: Ground Original 2" with 21 new tracks all produced by JS-1, himself. The album features hiphop heavy weights such as Large Professor, KRS-ONE, Pharoahe Monch, OC, Ultramagnetic Mcees, Dj Premier, Blaq Poet, AG, Rahzel, Vinnie Paz, Sadat X, Brother Ali, Akrobatik, C Rayz Walz, Canibus, Killah Priest, Chino Xl, Big Noyd, CL Smooth, Wordsworth, Torae, Punchline, Termanology, Craig G, and many more...
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Rahzel is a member of Mike Patton's group Peeping Tom along with others such as Dan The Automator. On tour promoting the album, they did a show in New York's Central Park. This is a clip of Rahzel's solo segment. He is doing Busta's "Touch It" beat... over 900,000 views!